Career Outcomes

The BSc Computer Science helps you develop a widely applicable skill set in computing with strong programming and mathematics skills, as well as wide ranging skills in project management, effective presentations and teamwork. Graduate with a portfolio of work fit to present to potential employers. Depending on your chosen pathway, you can focus on particular areas of interest such as machine learning, web development, data science and video games.

The explosive and ever-growing use of technology in business and commerce means that there's a whole range of different career possibilities for computing graduates. In terms of job opportunities and salaries, the IT sector is well ahead of most other industrial and commercial sectors.

With the BSc Computer Science, you will be able to apply for a range of computational and mathematical jobs in the creative industries, business, finance, education, medicine, engineering and science. Typical job titles include:

  • Application programmer
  • Mobile App developer
  • Web developer
  • Video game developer
  • Film special effects and post-production
  • Computer music/sound engineer
  • Interface designer
  • Systems analyst
  • Database manager

I’m interested in a career in media. How will this degree work for me?
“Unlike traditional degrees in music/film/media, which teach students how to use tools to manipulate media, this degree teaches you how to make your own tools for working with media. You gain a much deeper, applied technical understanding of digital media as well as having opportunities to work creatively with media.” Dr Matthew Yee-King, Programme Director

Career Services

The University of London understands the importance of enhancing employability. To ensure students and graduates are standout contenders in today’s competitive job market, we offer global work-based learning opportunities within prestigious organisations and expert careers support to our students around the world.

The University of London works collaboratively with The Careers Group to provide bespoke careers resources, advice and support for our global student community. Our outstanding insight and understanding of what employers are looking for in potential employees is reflected in our approach, which incorporates a blend of practical skills and self-reflective exercises, empowering students to realise their career goals.

The University of London offers a range of online resources, including video tutorials in how to write an excellent CV and perform well in interviews, and live webinars encouraging you to recognise and reflect on your capabilities. Certain programmes include the opportunity for one-to-one careers advice.

Find out more about career support.

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We encourage you to investigate whether this degree meets your academic and/or professional needs before applying.