BSc Computer Science
BSc Computer Science with Industrial Year
BSc Mathematics with Computer Science
BSc Mathematics with Computer Science with a Placement Year
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 Emerging Tech Report 2020 found that Reading has the fourth highest number of digital tech organisations in the UK ("The Emerging Tech Report 2020", The Data City).
93% of graduates from Computer Science are in work or further study within 15 months of graduation; of those in full-time employment, 100% are in graduate-level roles.
Source: Based on our analysis of HESA data © HESA 2022, Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019/20; includes first degree Computer Science responders.
Aside from the digital tech industry, studying Computer Science can lead to a career in a range of alternative sectors, such as: aerospace and defence; healthcare; manufacturing; retail; and finance. Potential job roles 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."Ross Beale, BSc Computer Science graduate
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