University of Hertfordshire Computer Science

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University of Hertfordshire Computer Science

University of Hertfordshire Computer Science

About the School of Computer Science


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The School of Computer Science is one of the largest departments in the country – and one of the most established. In fact, the 2015/16 academic year was the 50th anniversary of offering the BSc (Hons) Computer Science undergraduate degree.

We have educated thousands of students since the 1960s, laying the foundations for them to go on learning new skills throughout their careers.

We also use our accumulated knowledge and technology resources in internationally-recognised research and to meet the varied consultancy needs of our industry partners.

The School of Computer Science:

  • offers a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and online courses, which blend academic excellence with vocational relevance.
  • has thousands of alumni who work in rewarding and demanding jobs in IT and related areas, often in senior positions.
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Learning environment

We offer a wide variety of courses which will lead to either a broad-based or more specialist qualification.

Our core areas include:

  • software development
  • artificial intelligence and robotics
  • networking and security
  • software engineering
  • applications of computing in business and other organisations
  • IT strategy and management

Most courses are full-time and campus-based but we also offer flexible study routes.

Find out more about our variety of courses:

  • Undergraduate courses – study a wide choice of degree titles and modules with the opportunity for specialism, and an optional paid placement year.
  • Postgraduate courses – take advantage of a range of advanced, specialist degree titles for computer science graduates and routes into Computer Science for graduates in other disciplines.
  • Online courses – study in your own time at home, at work, or, in some locations with our local partners following a blended learning approach.

Our academic staff are highly qualified (most have a PhD or other advanced degree) and bring the benefit of research or first-hand professional experience to their teaching.