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School of Computer Science

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Why study here?

Manchester was the birthplace of modern computing; it was here that the world's first stored-program computer was created and the first school of computer science established.

We're ranked 7th in the UK for computer science.

QS World University Rankings 2018

Today we lead the way in moving the subject forward. Here, you'll develop skills in collaborative working labs and enjoy a hands-on approach making use of an outstanding array of equipment and specialist facilities.

We're a truly international, diverse school - with a huge emphasis on promoting women in computer science - and offer fantastic industrial placement and vacation work opportunities to prepare you for a career in technological roles across many disciplines and different sectors.

All of our single honours degree programmes are accredited by the British Computer Society, while successful completion of our MEng programmes gives exemption from Engineering Council professional exams.

Societies

Our student run societies are a great way for you to make friends and try new activities. Find out more on the below Facebook pages: