All our courses are accredited by the British Computer Society – the Chartered Institute for IT. Our maths courses are also accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications.
The UK Digital Technology Census 2019 found that Reading has the second highest number of digital tech organisations in the UK, beaten only by London.
Source: “The UK Digital Technology Census 2019”, The Data City.
Source: Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey of UK domiciled full-time first degree respondents, based on the average percentage across 2011/12–2016/17.
Computer science careers include software engineering, programming, cybersecurity, network implementation, database design, data analytics, systems testing and integration, website development, and IT consulting.
Our links with nearby multinational companies enable us to host guest speakers and run an annual careers fair so you can network with company representatives.
Fees and funding
There is a variety of funding support available to our undergraduates. You may be eligible for government loans, grants or bursaries.
Students from the UK can receive government loans to help towards tuition fees and living costs. They may also be eligible for grants and bursaries depending on their circumstances.
Undergraduate fees and funding
"The course surprised me by being so practical. Every year had memorable sessions that drove home the theoretical learning, from first year programming labs, to visiting the virtual reality cave in my final year."
Ross Beale, BSc Computer Science graduate
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