BSc Computer Science with Industrial Experience / Careers

Year of entry: 2023

Career opportunities

Supporting your Future

The world needs Computer Scientists, and as a graduate of the University of Manchester you will be in particularly high demand. One of the few Universities Most Targeted by Graduate Employers in 2021 , we equip students with the ability to tackle real-world problems and innovate for the future.

Example careers:

  • Actuary
  • AI Engineer
  • Banker
  • Cloud Computing Engineer
  • Cyber Security Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Games Designer and/or Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Web Designer and/or Developer
  • And many more

96% of our BSc Computer Science with Industrial Experience graduates are employed or engaged in further study within 15 months and typically enjoy a starting salary of £36,000 or above (Graduate Outcomes Survey).

Opportunities exist in fields as diverse as finance, films and games, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, consumer products, and public services - covering virtually all areas of business and society.

Which employers actively target our graduates?

  • CERN
  • EA Games
  • IBM
  • Microsoft
  • And many more
Your industrial placement will be one of the most effective ways to enhance employability. Increasingly, organisations are looking for graduates who can demonstrate they have first-hand, real-world experience.

Accrediting organisations

This course is fully recognised by the BCS - the British Computer Society.

Explore where students have spent their internships on our Graduate Jobs and Industrial Experience Map .

Like to learn more about life after University of Manchester? Be inspired by our Women in Computer Science page, hear from our graduates on the Department Blog , and get useful careers advice via our very own Podcast .