Computer Science courses

Computer Science at Hull sits within the Department of Computer Science and Technology in the Faculty of Science and Engineering.


Our links to companies like Microsoft, Sony and Electronic Arts ensure that our courses stay industry standard, up to date and relevant. The range of modules means that you can tailor your studies to match your interests, with options such as programming, computational science and computer graphics.

Foundation year

Gives you the skills and knowledge for entry on to a degree if you don’t quite meet the academic entry requirements.

Study abroad

We have partnerships with universities across the globe. Depending on your course, you can study for one trimester, or a full year, in another country.

Industrial placement

Work in industry as part of your degree. Depending on your course, you can spend part of your degree on placement. See your course page for specific details.

Integrated Masters

Some courses combine undergraduate and postgraduate study. The integrated Masters year is an extra year after your standard degree.


Postgraduate Taught

Postgraduate Research

  • Computer Science research degrees

    Whether you choose to study at MSc by Thesis or PhD level, computer science at Hull combines research expertise with cutting-edge facilities.


"There's always something happening here. It's a very dynamic place; very diverse."

Dimitar Nikovski
BSc Computer Science


You’ll be taught by researchers rated among the best in the UK. And you'll have access to state-of-the-art facilities. There are also opportunities to get involved with a host of extracurricular activities – a real upgrade to your CV.


The range of module options means you can tailor some programmes to suit your interests, with topics such as distributed computing, parallel programming and how to start your own high-tech business.


We have a range of specialist facilities to support you: from high performance computing, through 3D visualisation and 3D printing, to robotics labs.


Our courses are crafted to the latest industry standards with our links to companies like Microsoft, Sony, and Studio Gobo, ensuring that content is up to date and relevant.


Pursuing a career in computing, video games, teaching or the business, financial and public sectors? Your skills will be in demand. Many of our graduates now work for the likes of Sony, Microsoft, Electronic Arts, Rockstar Games, Dell and Fujitsu.

* UK domicile full-time first degree leavers; Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey, for the academic year 2016/17 published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency 2018

85%of students are in graduate level jobs or further study six months after graduating*



Our computer science research was ranked joint fifth in the UK for impact in the last national assessment. Specialist areas include computational science, computer gamification, dependable intelligent systems, robotics and AI, and simulation and visualization.

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