Studying Computing at Salford
Thank you for choosing computing at Salford as a study choice. We want to make sure you have all the information you need to make your decision.
To help you make your choice, we’ve got some more information about studying computing at Salford, including a look ahead to your first year of study.
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Which facilities will I have access to?
Computing and software engineering students will have access to Salford's impressive Networking and Project Laboratories, and Specialist Computer Laboratories, at both our Peel Park and MediaCityUK campuses which are home to a variety of industry-standard equipment and specialist software.
Will the university help me to find work experience and industry placements?
Whilst students are responsible for securing their own work experience and industry placements, our tutors will guide and support you through the process. Industry experience not only enables you to apply your knowledge in real-world situations but allows you to form those vital connections early on in your career. We have links with a range of leading organisations and, where possible, will assist students in securing placements.
How will I be assessed during my course?
You will be assessed through a combination of examinations, written assignments, practical tests, projects and software development tasks.
THREE GREAT REASONS TO CHOOSE SALFORD
You will experience a professional learning approach, enriched with industry collaboration and participation
You can choose to include an industrial placement year between years two and three to boost your future employability
You can get involved in hacks and industry events in the thriving North West tech scene
Developed by Salford’s academics in conjunction with industry collaboration, Hack Camp brings computer science and software students together to develop a website or application to meet an industry-set brief.
Part of the community
Salford is deeply connected to the local tech community. We get involved in competitions such as HackManchester, which Salford teams won in 2019 and 2018.
In 2019, we also hosted 200+ female undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers for the Ada Lovelace Colloquium.