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Department of Computer Science – University of Reading

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  • Excellent career opportunities

    92% of all graduates of our undergraduate Computer Science courses are in work or further study within six months of graduation (1)

  • Ideal location

    IT headquarters on your doorstep, placement opportunities and a vast network of industry links

  • State-of-the-art facilities

    Dedicated computing laboratories and virtual environment

  • Inspirational graduates

    Our students go on to do great things

Department of Computer Science

Computer science is driving the digital transformation of our society and culture.

Studying Computer Science at the University of Reading

The dedicated, focused Department of Computer Science supports the current expansion and future growth of our popular Computer Science programmes and outstanding research activities.

Computer Science is the study of the principles, applications, and technologies of computing and computer systems. It involves the study of data, data structures and algorithms used to store, process and communicate information, enabling you to develop the skills and knowledge which are essential in a wide range of computing and computer-related professions.



Equality and diversity

We strongly support equality and diversity in teaching and learning. Our parent School was awarded the Athena SWAN Silver award in 2010, renewed in 2017, in recognition of our commitment to good employment practice for women.

Visit our SMPCS Equality and Diversity webpages to find out more.





Contact us



  • +44 (0)118 378 6603

Postal address

Department of Computer Science
University of Reading
Room 151
Polly Vacher Building
Whiteknights, Reading

(Sat Nav RG6 6UR)

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