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What will I learn?

Computer science is a dynamic and fast-moving area. It is vital to how we live in the digital age, and how we seek to evolve in every part of our lives. From commerce to healthcare, from agritech to government – innovators in artificial intelligence and virtual reality, cloud computing, robotics and all kinds of other developing specialisms are already creating the solutions of tomorrow.Successful computer scientists are not only skilled programmers, they are also highly creative thinkers and problem-solvers who are adept at handling complex information. Computing touches every industry, everywhere, so computer scientists are in demand in all sorts of sectors and are usually at the forefront of new technological developments.Studying computer science at Leeds will equip you with the core technical and problem-solving skills to tackle current and emerging challenges in this crucial and fast-changing field. You will develop your skills in software engineering and algorithm design, explore the challenges in mobile computing, robotics, and graphics shaping the future, and work with state-of-the-art technologies.As a computer science student, you’ll be taught in our brand new, purpose-built hub for students and academics - the Sir William Henry Bragg Building - which is home to world-leading research and specialist teaching facilities and laboratories right here on campus. The Bragg Centre is where scientists and engineers work collaboratively to develop solutions for economical, societal and technical challenges in the UK.Here at Leeds, we understand the importance computer science has in everyday life, which is why our courses are professionally accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS). The topics you’ll study reflect the latest developments in computer science, equipping you with the key knowledge, skills and experience you need to begin your career in this highly valued profession.**Why study at Leeds:**- Graduate with a British Computer Society (BCS) accredited degree from a university ranked in the Top 100 in the world, QS World University Rankings 2022.- Our courses are shaped by our world-leading research in areas such as artificial intelligence, computational science and engineering, computational medicine and distributed systems.- Benefit from our partnership with the Alan Turing Institute, the UK’s national institute for data science and artificial intelligence.- Study in the Sir William Henry Bragg building, a brand-new development providing excellent facilities and teaching spaces for an outstanding student experience.- Develop your experience and boost your career prospects with our paid industrial placement opportunities or study abroad programmes.

Which department am I in?

School of Computing

Study options

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

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Start date

27 September 2023

Venue

Main Site

Woodhouse Lane,

Leeds,

LS2 9JT, England

Full time with time abroad (5 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

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Start date

27 September 2023

Venue

Main Site

Woodhouse Lane,

Leeds,

LS2 9JT, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Typically, A*AA-BBB, depending on your chosen degree course. The university recognises a wide range of international qualifications. Some degrees require prior study of particular subjects, especially within the sciences, engineering and languages. All students must also demonstrate suitable proficiency in the English Language. Students who do not meet the required academic requirements for direct entry may want to consider one of the foundation years options. Please refer to the University’s website.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Leeds

The University of Leeds enjoys a high student satisfaction rate – 3rd in the UK (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey, 2018).

  • In the top 100 in the QS World University Rankings 2021
  • #15 Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021
  • One of the largest single-site campuses in the UK
  • Diverse campus with over 12,000 international students

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