5 reasons to study computer science at Bath
There are lots of reasons to study computer science at Bath. Here's our top 5.
1. Great student experience
We offer a supportive, well-equipped and creative environment to help you reach your full potential.
The Bath Computer Science Students Society is a very active society and organises events throughout the year.
2. Paid work placement
Take advantage of our strong links with industry and do a placement as part of your studies.
Most of our students go on placement and about half of them get a job offer from their placement employer.
We have links with some of the industry’s leading companies. Recent employers include Accenture, Imagination Technologies, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft and Google.
Our specialist placements team offers dedicated support when you're looking for a placement and throughout your placement year.
The average salary of placement students in 2016/17 was £23,690 and the highest paid salary was £40,000.
Damask talks about her placement at Morgan Stanley
3. Taught by top researchers
Most of our staff are active researchers in their field.
Research in the department is split into four groups:
You will choose a final year project in one of these areas and you will be working closely with an active researcher in the field.
4. Excellent job prospects
We are ranked first for graduate prospects for computer science in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.
98% of our employed UK full-time first degree Computer Science graduates move into top-level jobs within 6 months of graduation. (Source: Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey (2014/15 and 2015/16))
We are ranked 5th for employability for computer science & information systems in the Guardian University Guide 2018.
5. Highly ranked course and university
We are in the top 10 for computer science in the Complete University Guide 2018.
Bath has been awarded Gold status in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework.
Bath is the 5th best university in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2018.
Find out more about our courses
Go to our course pages to find out more about the different computer science courses we offer, including placement and study year abroad options.