BSc Computer Science / Careers

Year of entry: 2024

Career opportunities

Hear from our Computer Science Alumni Panel

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

90% of our BSc Computer Science 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 Electronic Arts- IBM- Microsoft- Rolls Royce- And many more

Accrediting organisations

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

Upon completion of your BSc (Hons), you will also have partially met the requirements for Chartered IT Professional status (CITP).

Explore a global map of where our students have spent their internships - 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 .