Study a Bachelor's in Computing and Software

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If you see your future as a next-generation computer scientist, start your journey with one of our industry-focused, BCS accredited degrees in computing and software.

You will learn minutes from Manchester city centre, one of the leading technology hubs in the UK and be able to immerse yourself in the welcoming tech community in Manchester and Salford. 

Throughout your course, you will have opportunities to engage with the industry including our Hackcamp module, where you will work on a live brief from one of our industry partners and the option for a year-long paid placement.


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Explore our computing and software courses

BSc Computer Science

Computer science is one of the UK's hottest career fields. Accredited by the British Computing Society (BCS), our BSc Computer Science degree blends a specialism in programming with industry-focused learning experience to shape your analysis, design and development skillset. 

BSc Computer Science

BSc Computer Science with Cyber Security

Criminals are finding more and more ways to hack, steal and infiltrate I.T. systems. Our BCS-accredited Computer Science with Cyber Security degree course will equip you with advanced knowledge and a career-ready skillset to become a superior cyber crime fighter.

BSc Computer Science with Cyber Security

BSc Software Engineering

Emerging technology platforms are creating new opportunities and revolutionising industries. Get set for one of the world's most in-demand careers around by studying a BCS-accredited Software Engineering degree course with Salford.

BSc Software Engineering

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Immersive learning. Research-led. Industry focused.

Computing and software is one of the fastest growing study choices – and for good reason. 
  • Draw on our industry-focused learning to equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to start an exciting career in computing
  • Experience a professional learning approach, enriched with industry collaboration and group work in specialist computing suites and laboratories
  • Choose to include an industrial placement year between years two and three to boost your future employability 
  • Get involved in hacks and industry events in the thriving tech scene - check out the video below of our Hackcamp 2023 to get a flavour of studying at Salford

Where you will learn

Science, Engineering and Environment building on Peel Park campus

In Autumn 2022, we opened our new £65 million hub for science, engineering and the environment - and our new home for computing.

Sustainability-designed and 100% electric powered, the building offers unrivalled teaching, learning and research facilities and provides exciting new spaces for industry collaboration. Come and take a look!

Why choose Salford?


Benefit from real-world learning opportunities and an optional paid placement year in industry — put your learning into practice and gain invaluable experience.


Join 4,500 other international students on our vibrant global campus, with expert support services, a dedicated faith centre and opportunities to explore your passions.


Get up to a £5,000 scholarship to help you fund your studies and kickstart your career

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