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School of Computer Science

About the school

Our links with industry giants like Microsoft, Sony and Electronic Arts ensure that our courses stay industry standard, relevant and up to date with the latest tech and teaching.

Computer Science degrees at Hull include all the essentials like software engineering and development, computer games and graphics programming. And are taught by researchers who are rated among the best in the UK.

Our specialist facilities include high performance computing, 3D visualisation, 3D printing and robotics labs.

All our Computer Science undergraduate courses offer the opportunity of a placement year in industry between the second and third year, as a recognised part of your degree.


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Computer Science Facilities

When you join us, you get access to the latest industry-standard facilities. High performance cloud computing systems, 3D projection, VR devices, laser scanning, motion capture, humanoid robots … It’s all here. And it’s all for you.

Our community

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So much more than just a degree

University isn’t just about your lectures – there are loads of activities to get stuck into, from robot-building to race-against-the-clock Hackathons.

See what our Computer Science and Technology students get up to

Expert advice from experienced alumni

From getting your foot in the door, to rising through the ranks, graduate Francisco Inacio - Lead Programmer on Squad - on how to succeed in the gaming industry.

Read Francisco's story

Real world experience

Get practical experience on year-long industrial placements at places like Microsoft and IBM to graduate career-ready.

See what you could do on an industrial placement

Try for yourself

Watch: Join Professor John Murray and students Joules and Martin for an on-demand Computer Science session to find out more about studying at Hull.

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Our computer science research was ranked joint fifth in the UK for impact in the last national assessment, with 80% of submitted research impact hitting the four-star 'world leading' benchmark.

Explore specialist areas that could become your future career: software engineering, games programming, web development, and many others.
Use the latest industry-standard equipment and facilities, including gigabit networking, 3D printers and laser scanners, and swarm and humanoid robots.
Students have the chance to network, make contacts and test their skills out in the real world on a year-long industry placement and extracurricular activities.


* Research Excellence Framework 2021.