Published: 26 January 2017

Top jobs with a Computer Science degree

Find out what you could do with a degree in Computer Science and discover some of the jobs Surrey Computer Science graduates have secured over the past few years.

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Computer Science skills form the basis of careers in many dynamic and exciting sectors, such as technology, business, finance, health and the games industry. Our Computer Science programmes are designed to prepare you to work at the cutting edge of Computer Science and its applications, and our graduates can take many routes into rewarding careers.

We aim to produce highly employable graduates who will be capable of filling the current technology skills-gap in the industry.

"I started off as a complete beginner, but now I have learnt to code and create apps. My degree-based knowledge has enabled me to teach programming to primary school children and I have also secured a place on an IT graduate scheme with Net-A-Porter." - Irina Tsyganok, BSc Computing and Information Technology

Careers with a Computer Science degree

Employers are increasingly seeking people with a broad range of skills that encompass management and leadership, as well as technical ability. Our programmes produce graduates with this well-rounded skillset of strong academic knowledge and Professional Training.

Former Surrey students are now involved in all areas, from software development and building simulation systems at companies such as IBM, Microsoft and McClaren to devising IT strategies and managing organisations

Computer Science graduate jobs

In recent years, our Computer Science graduates have secured roles including:

  • Software Engineer, Audi Electronics Venture (2015 graduate)
  • Digital Forensic Investigator, Bedforshire Police (2015 graduate)
  • Product Manager, Expedia (2015 graduate)
  • Code Writer, Technotomy (2015 graduate)
  • Java Developer, Ixico (2015 graduate)

"I think the option of taking a placement is invaluable for your future prospects. I want to encourage anyone with a passion for programming or technology to take this course, as you’ll gain good skills that will guarantee great job opportunities" - Nicholas Elia, BSc Computer Science

  • Web Developer, Virgin Holidays (2014 graduate)
  • Business Analyst, Disney (2014 graduate)
  • Digital Strategist, Barclays (2014 graduate)
  • Enterprise Advisor, Apple Inc. (2014 graduate)
  • Technical Service Specialist, Fujitsu ATLAS (2014 graduate)

"My degree enabled me to gain business acumen and technical expertise that armed me with the skills needed for a successful career. My career highlight so far has been travelling around Amsterdam, Austria, Munich and Prague – all in my first year!" - Asif Jafferali, BSc Computing and Information Technology

Discover more about our Computer Science degrees, our pioneering Professional Training placement scheme and student life at Surrey.

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