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 have the best environment in the UK for computer science and informatics research according to the latest REF.Research Excellence Framework 2014
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.
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:
Our dedicated Department PASS scheme offers support for 1st year undergraduates, as well as great development opportunities for 2nd and 3rd year students.
As a University and as a Department we are committed to equality and diversity and work hard to ensure that we are gender inclusive.
Explore the latest goings-on in our Department by reading through the updates on our blog.
Listen to the CS@Manchester podcast and hear academic and student views from across the Department.
Explore the outstanding facilities available to students and researchers in the Department.
Find out how studying computer science can open doors to a wide range of career prospects.