The School of Computer Science is based on the University’s Jubilee Campus which offers:
- excellent teaching and research facilities and a dedicated library
- 24 hour computer labs with more than 100 powerful PCs running Windows and Linux
- Apple development lab with Macs and the latest tools to create software for iPhones and iPads - including the latest Augmented Reality technology
Research activities in the school include:
The school is involved in the following cross-disciplinary centres:
- ADAC - supports research that involves analysing large and complex data sets.
- Centre for Plant Integrative Biology - a systems biology research centre focusing on mathematical and computational modelling of plants.
- Horizon - focuses on the role of 'always on, always with you' ubiquitous computing technology in the Digital Economy.
- LANCS - an initiative spanning four universities with the strategic aim of strengthening and growing operational research in the UK.
Advance your career
In 2017, 94.4% of postgraduates in the school who were available for employment had secured work or further study within six months of graduation. The average starting salary was £29,250 with the highest being £30,000.*
* Known destinations of full-time home postgraduates 2016/17. Salaries are calculated based on the median of those in full-time paid employment within the UK.