Learn about studying Computing at Buckingham, home of the two-year degree and ranked 1st for Teaching Excellence in the UK*. Students are at the heart of everything we do: we’ve been 1st in England for Student Satisfaction for three years running (The Complete University Guide). You will love our personalised teaching model (with small class sizes), dedicated student support team, and beautiful, safe campus.
A Computing degree equip you with the knowledge and practical skills required to design and develop innovative tech-based solutions to complex information and real problems faced by businesses, the community and global industries.
Are you interested in how artificial intelligence, data analytics, the internet of things, virtual reality and robotics are changing our world? Our two-year undergraduate degrees and master’s programmes will equip you with the skills and competencies needed to design and develop data-driven computing solutions.
Learn through practice in our dedicated lab spaces, and take advantage of our range of internship and apprenticeship opportunities.
There are also a variety of postgraduate research programmes available. Our current areas of specialism include (but are not limited to): personal identification, cybersecurity, and image analysis.
We are committed to promoting the benefits of STEM careers for all.
WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY
“I have never been in a more supportive environment. The tutors really make sure you’re doing the best you possibly can and are always helpful.”
YOUR FUTURE CAREER
Our Computing School graduates now work at technology leaders like Microsoft, IBM and Abode, and broadcast companies, such as the BBC. Other industries our graduates have entered include higher education, finance and publishing.
Demand for workers with specialist computing skills, like data scientists, has more than tripled in the UK over the past five years. Two fifths of graduates in employment in the UK six months after graduation are working as programmers and software development professionals (Graduate Prospects Ltd).
Our Careers and Employability service can help you build your portfolio and a network of employer contacts to make you a great prospective employee for any business. They can also help you find a job that matches your aspirations and puts your new computing skills to work.
MEET OUR LECTURERS
Our students have the opportunity to gain experience through our established partnerships within companies spanning a wide breadth of industries, from data analytics providers like Zizo and multi-factor authentication vendors, Deepnet Security, to charitable organisations such as the Florence Nightingale Hospice.
We also have a number of connections with professional bodies such as CPHC and BCS.
*Teaching Excellence Framework: The Times Higher Education metrics rankings, 2017