5 reasons to study computer science at Bath
From a great student experience to graduate job prospects, there are lots of reasons to study computer science at Bath. Here are our top 5.
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.
We can't guarantee places, but our specialist placements team offers dedicated support when you're looking for a placement and throughout your placement year.
Many or our placements are also paid, so you can earn valuable income to help support your studies.
Our teaching staff are heavily engaged in research which means our courses are kept up-to-date and you'll benefit from discussions around the latest thinking in computer science. It's inspiring to be taught by someone who's an expert in their field.
We have research strengths in four areas:
- artificial intelligence
- human-computer interaction
- mathematical foundations of computation
- visual computing
You'll choose a final year project in one of these areas, working closely with an active researcher in the field.
We're also ranked 2nd for graduate prospects for computer science in the Complete University Guide 2019 and 2nd for employability for computer science & information systems in the Guardian University Guide 2019.
"The breadth of the course and the detail covered in the individual units offered by Bath was excellent, and has prepared me effectively for my return to PayPal as a graduate." Patrick Millais, BSc Computer Science with placement