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Computer Science

Placements and careers



You can apply your skills and knowledge during a year working in industry. You’ll be employed full-time in a role to match and develop your future career ambitions. This will broaden your experience and transferable
skills, giving you a competitive edge when applying for graduate jobs.

We have links with some of the industry’s leading companies. Recent employers include Accenture, Imagination Technologies, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft and Google.

Placement opportunities may not be guaranteed. Find out more about placements.

Study abroad

Broaden your horizons with a year studying at a university abroad. You’ll experience another culture whilst studying a course that complements your studies at Bath.

We have links with universities in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Europe, including Binghamton University, University of Nebraska, University of Canterbury, TU Vienna and National University Singapore.

Find out more about study abroad.


Nearly all modern industries call on the insight and technical expertise of computer scientists. Recent graduates have gone on to a wide variety of careers including as Product Manager at Atos, Cyber Security Analyst at Selex ES, Software Tester at Fujitsu and Software Developer at Imagination Technologies.

You’ll also be well suited to roles in business, education and administration. Many of our graduates also choose to go on to postgraduate study in preparation for academic or industry-based research careers.