Computer science

Study computer science and make your mark on the future. Surrey is the winner of the Cyber University of the Year at the National Cyber Awards 2023.

Our courses provide you with the foundation knowledge and industrial experience you need to create mobile applications, learn about advances in cyber security, drive web development and originate business solutions.

1st

Our Computing and Business Management BSc (Hons) course is ranked 1st in the UK for information technology and systems by the Complete University Guide 2024

Top 5

Top 5 in the UK for continuation, progressing from year 1 to year 2, and 20th in the UK for computer science and information systems in the Guardian University Guide 2024

7th

We are ranked 7th in the UK and top 100 globally for computer science and engineering in the Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2023

Academic Centre of Excellence

1 of 9 universities in UK to be named Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Education and Research*

Developing your employability

95% of our undergraduate graduates are in work or further education, Graduate Outcomes 2023, HESA**

*Awarded by the UK Government's National Cyber Security Centre.

**UK domiciled graduates of full-time, undergraduate qualifications, in full-time employment, from higher education institutions.

What our students say

Collaborative studies between our students and academics

Title: A Structural Characterisation of the Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Network in Cancer
Authors: Angel Chatzaroulas, Vytenis Sliogeris (BSc Computer Science at Surrey), Sotiris Moschoyiannis, Roman Bauer, Francesca M. Buffa and Pedro Victori
Published by: Symmetry Journal 2022.

Title: Checking Opacity and Durable Opacity with FDR
Authors: Jay Le-Papin (BSc Computer Science at Surrey) Brijesh Dongol
Published by: International Conference on Software Engineering and Formal Methods.

Title: Here and There at Once, with my Mobile Phone!
Final Year Project publication by James Lewis a former undergraduate at Surrey
Authors: Ioana Boureanu, David Gerault and James Lewis (BSc Computer Science at Surrey)
Published by: International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications.

Facilities

Explore the facilities we offer to support your studies.

Academic Centre of Excellence

1 of 9 universities in UK to be named Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Education and Research*

Developing your employability

94% of our postgraduate students are in work or further education, Graduate Outcomes 2023, HESA**

Certified by

Our MSc Cyber Security is certified by the UK government’s National Cyber Security Centre

*Awarded by the UK Government's National Cyber Security Centre.

**UK domiciled graduates of full-time, postgraduate qualifications, in full-time employment, from higher education institutions.

What our students say

Studentships

Computer vision and deep learning

Funding information:

£20,000 per annum

Academic Centre of Excellence

1 of 9 universities in UK to be named Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Education and Research*

Excellent research

Ranked 7th in the country for our research outputs in computer science and informatics, REF 2021**

Graduate employability

100% of our research graduates are in work or further education, Graduate Outcomes 2023, HESA

*Awarded by the UK Government's National Cyber Security Centre.

**UK Research Excellence Framework.

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