Your career prospects
Computer science skills are essential to nearly every modern business the world over, making MSc Computer Science graduates highly coveted by major employers.
Our online computer science courses help you develop the knowledge and transferable skills for careers in IT consultancy, software development, banking and education. Alternatively, computer science opens up opportunities for further study at PhD or EngD level.
'Studying a degree online gives me the freedom to continue working full-time while I study. I don’t have to sacrifice my current job to improve my future prospects and I find that my colleagues are often interested in what I’m learning too.’
— Jess Crees, Computer Science online MSc student
What our graduates do next
After studying our master’s in computer science, potential graduate opportunities include:
- games developer
- information systems manager
- IT consultant
- multimedia programmer
- network engineer
- systems developer
Where our graduates go on to work
Graduates from the Department of Computer Science have gone on to work for companies such as:
- Imagination Technologies
- Electronic Arts
- BAE Systems
- Web Usability
Build your network
Many students who choose to study our Computer Science online MSc work in different areas and are based in a range of global locations. Students on our online MSc work for a range of different organisations including Barclays, Capgemini, Cisco Systems, EDF, EY, Facebook, Google, HM Government, HSBC, IBM, JP Morgan Chase & Co., NATO, SAP and Siemens.
You can build your network throughout the course, as you will get the opportunity to interact and virtually meet your fellow students during your time studying with the University of Bath. There are weekly activities and discussion forums for you to engage with your peers and enhance your learning experience.
Our students are also from a diverse range of backgrounds, including approximately 15% coming from an engineering background, 12% of whom are developers, 8% analysts, 7% managers, and 5% consultants.