Computer Science and IT

Computer Science at a glance

From complex IT systems to sophisticated online gaming experiences, there is a fascinating range of careers that require the technical expertise of a computer scientist.

During your time with us you’ll develop problem-solving skills, technical competence and the ability to analyse and reflect on issues relating to computer technology.

We maintain excellent teaching links with computer-related industry partners such as IBM, The Met Office, NATS and Motorola.

We also offer a wide choice of Mathematics programmes, which have a more scientific focus.

All our programmes include the opportunity to gain practical experience in industry, either through an 8-12 week summer placement or by taking a year in industry.

As an Exeter Computer Science and IT graduate you may find yourself working with business IT systems, the web, mobile communications, games technology, or in the management and development of the safety-critical systems that control planes, trains and power stations.

Graduate profile: Nik Rahmel, Software Engineer at BBC iPlayer