What can I do with a computing degree?

See your future computer science

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It is never too early to think about a computing career once you graduate. 

From retail and healthcare delivery to public transport and banking, there is growing demand for computer scientists, data analysts and software engineers to disrupt conventional industry practices and bring new solutions - many of which can make an impact on people’s everyday lives.

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Cutting edge technology is creating amazing opportunities for talented computing professionals. Companies across different sectors are looking for graduates in computing for roles in areas from programming and software engineering to cyber security, virtual reality and artificial intelligence. 


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Technology is revolutionizing every global industry, transforming the way we live, work and play.

Explore industries, from healthcare, transport and education, to sport and finance, data and technology is disrupting and changing everything.

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Computing courses at Salford

Computer Science

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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. 

Explore our computer science courses:

BSc (Hons) Computer Science

BSc (Hons) Computer Science with Professional Experience

BSc (Hons) Computer Science with Foundation Year

Computer Science with Cyber Security

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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.

Explore our computer science with cyber security courses:

BSc (Hons) Computer Science with Cyber Security

BSc (Hons) Computer Science with Cyber Security with Professional Experience

BSc (Hons) Computer Science with Cyber Security with Foundation Year  

Software Engineering

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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.

Explore our software engineering courses:

BSc (Hons) Software Engineering

BSc (Hons) Software Engineering with Professional Experience

BSc (Hons) Software Engineering with Foundation Year 

Computer Networks

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Many industries rely on robust network performance. As converging technology transforms our world, learn to shape the systems we will need, both today and tomorrow, with our BCS-accredited Computer Networks degree.

Explore our computer networks courses:

BSc (Hons) Computer Networks

BSc (Hons) Computer Networks with Foundation Year