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Undergraduate study

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Study computer science at Reading for the chance to connect with top technology companies and enhance your employability.

Master's study


Gain skills and knowledge in high demand with our master's degrees. Our courses provide expert teaching and strong links with industry.

PhD study

We offer a lively PhD programme of pure and applied research. We focus on computational vision, big data analytics, learning technology and sociotechnical systems, and computing in environmental sciences.

Our facilities

The Department of Computer Science hosts dedicated computer laboratories, an immersive virtual reality system and access to the Reading Academic Computing Cluster.

Our students' stories

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Read our undergraduate student stories to find out what it's like to study in the Department of Computer Science at Reading.

Our research


100% of our research impact has been classed ‘outstanding’ or ‘very considerable’ (REF 2021, combining 4* and 3* submissions – Computer Science and Informatics).

Work with us

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Working with our Department gives you access to dedicated computer science students as well as our wealth of academic expertise.
Athena SWAN Silver Award