Computer Science

Study computer science and make your mark on the future.

Ranked eighth in the Guardian University Guide, our courses provide you with the foundation knowledge and industrial experience you need to develop mobile applications, drive web development, learn about advances in cyber security and develop business solutions.

Our Computer Science courses

Undergraduate courses

Postgraduate Study (Taught)

Postgraduate Study (Research)

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and Short Courses

Why study computer science at surrey?

My Surrey experience - Holly Boothroyd, BSc (Hons) Computing and Information Technology

"For me, learning to be on my own, 5000 miles from home, has been my greatest achievement. I had to learn to adapt to a new culture, new food, new words - new everything!"

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A reminder about the importance of secure passwords

Surrey’s Alan Woodward suggests spring cleaning your passwords in the wake of the ‘Heartbleed Bug’.

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My Surrey Experience - Jorden Whitefield, BSc Computer Science

“I chose to come to Surrey because I loved everything it had to offer including the great computer labs, beautiful campus and the historic town of Guildford.”

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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 Jefferali, BSc (Hons) Computing and Information Technology

Why Surrey?

Why we chose Surrey

Our students explain why they decided to come to Surrey and share what they love about living and studying here.

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Surrey named University of the Year

We’re proud to be University of the Year and University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016.

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Surrey in a single word

We challenged our students to sum up the University of Surrey using just one word.

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2,300+ partner organisations

Over the past five years, more than 2,300 partner organisations have worked with us to give students valuable experience in the professional environment.

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