Congratulations on your offer of a place on a Computer Science course at Manchester.
Choose Manchester and you'll benefit from world-class teaching at a time when computer science and problem-solving expertise is of paramount importance. You'll also unlock numerous opportunities to gain experience in industry to shape your future and make a difference with your degree.
The birthplace of Computer Science and the world’s first stored-program computer.
Shape your career with our strong industrial experience option.
Careers and employability
Make your mark at Manchester
Our Department's close ties with industry allow you to broaden and deepen your skills by combining academic knowledge with practical experience in the workplace. You'll also have the opportunity to connect with potential employers from some of the world's most prestigious companies.
- Employability rate: 90% (96% with Industrial Experience, source Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019)
- Average salary: £36,000 (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019)
Supporting your future
Dr Duncan Hull takes you through the support the department provides to help you find placements and shape your career.
From Singapore to Skyscanner...
Listen to our podcast and see how winning a hackathon competition launched graduate Amelia's career with Skyscanner.
A day in the life...
Meet Computer Science graduate Petia as she takes you through her day as a Software Engineer for Bloomberg.
Learning and support
Your learning experience
Our teaching is delivered using a blended approach, with ‘on demand’ content combined alongside real-time activity online and on campus.
Online content such as lectures, podcasts, presentations and quizzes will allow you to work at your own pace. Classes and tutorials, and face-to-face practical activities within labs and workshops, enable you to apply your understanding.
Blended learning in Computer Science
Professor Robert Stevens talks about the department’s approach to blended learning and innovative teaching methods.
An introduction to Python programming
Discover a glimpse of our blended teaching with this Python programming exercise with Gareth Henshall.
Support on your course
Our award-winning student PASS scheme focuses on providing help that complements the staff led teaching.
Students can learn from other year groups to help understand programming concepts, share problems and experiences and strengthen their CV and interview techniques.
VIDEO: Computer Science @ Manchester
What our students say
See what our students really think about studying Computer Science here at Manchester.
COVID-19 and your course
Providing high quality education
We know the last few months have been challenging and uncertain for us all.
Whatever happens next, you can rest assured that we'll adjust to any changes to public health guidelines while still providing a quality learning environment.
Running a hackathon in lockdown
Lockdown may have cancelled many such events, but our students weren’t about to let that get in the way of StudentHack 2020.
Events for offer-holders
Parents and carers event
We will be hosting dedicated sessions for parents/carers and supporters in the spring.
These sessions will enable parents/carers and supporters to find out more information and ask questions about your course and the University.
Taster lecture series
Announcements for our taster lectures will be announced in the New Year. Complete our session request form if there's a particular topic you want to find out about.
Chat to our students
A student's perspective
Find out more about life at Manchester directly from our students.
Chat with student ambassadors from Computer Science. Ask any questions you have and get the answers only our students can give you.
Courses within this subject area
Remind yourself how much your course at Manchester has to offer you.
Follow the relevant link for details about your course, including the modules, teaching methods, assessments and reading lists:
- Artificial Intelligence BSc
- Artificial Intelligence MEng
- Artificial Intelligence with Industrial Experience BSc
- Artificial Intelligence with Industrial Experience MEng
- Computer Science and Mathematics BSc
- Computer Science and Mathematics with Industrial Experience BSc
- Computer Science BSc
- Computer Science (Human Computer Interaction) BSc
- Computer Science (Human Computer Interaction) MEng
- Computer Science (Human Computer Interaction) with Industrial Experience BSc
- Computer Science (Human Computer Interaction) with Industrial Experience MEng
- Computer Science MEng
- Computer Science with Industrial Experience BSc
- Computer Science with Industrial Experience MEng
- Computer Systems Engineering BEng
- Computer Systems Engineering MEng
- Computer Systems Engineering with Industrial Experience BEng
- Computer Systems Engineering with Industrial Experience MEng
- Software Engineering BSc
- Software Engineering MEng
- Software Engineering with Industrial Experience BSc
- Software Engineering with Industrial Experience MEng
Beyond your subject
Visit our offer-holder guide to university life
Your university experience is about more than your degree.
Find out where you could live, how we'll support you, what financial packages are available and how we'll help you develop the distinctive attributes of a Manchester graduate.
Accept your offer
This is your future
Log on to UCAS Track to accept or keep track of your offer.
This is how we'll keep in contact with you about what stage your offer is at. It's also where you can accept your offer and make Manchester your first choice for your future.