Undergraduate courses

Our courses are designed to provide you with the skills necessary to become an IT professional, whether this is as a software engineer, project manager, consultant or in support.

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These courses include up-to-date technical skills with programming taught in Java throughout the degree, leading to advanced Java subjects in later years, as well as the necessary communication, team working and problem solving skills demanded by industry.

We are ranked top 150 for computer science and engineering in the ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2018.

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Outstanding teaching

Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Surrey delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.

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Professional Training placements

All of our undergraduate courses offer an optional Professional Training placement, which involve taking time out of studying to work in industry. You can do a placement here in the UK or you have the option to do your placement abroad.

A placement will help you to gain the experience you need to stand out from the crowd, and the opportunity to obtain graduate job offers from your placement companies. They also help in maturing ideas for your final year project and will give you a greater outlook into future career paths.

Recognised as the Best University Placement Service (Over 500 Placements) at the National Undergraduate Employability (NUE) Awards 2019; we will support you with your application and ensure you are gaining the experience you need in a supportive environment.

Placement companies

We have over 80 partners with businesses of all sizes and across all sectors, including:

  • AGT International
  • Airbus
  • Avco Systems
  • Bae Systems
  • CGI
  • Cisco Systems
  • Consult Hyperion
  • dstl
  • Expedia
  • Fivium.
  • GE Aviation
  • Goldman Sachs
  • gsk
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Hitachi
  • IBM
  • Intel
  • Leonardo
  • Lilly.
  • Lockheed Martin
  • London Stansted Airport
  • MBDA Systems
  • McAfee
  • Microsoft
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Nintendo
  • Oracle
  • SAP.
  • Siemens
  • Sky TV
  • Sony Europe
  • Telefonica
  • Thames Water
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • VMware
  • Yell.

Study abroad

You have the opportunity to acquire international experience as part of your studies, by taking advantage of exchange agreements with our partner universities.

Locations of our partner universities include Australia, United States, Hong Kong, and Canada.

Helping you progress

To support our courses we have an extensive set of facilities available and offer employability and careers support to help get you ready for life after university.

We also offer internships over the summer period, where you can get involved in experimental research to help support our ongoing projects, giving you a taste of what you could be doing after graduation.

Scholarships and bursaries

Discover how we may be able to support your studies with a host of bursaries and scholarships directly from the University of Surrey and external providers.

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