Computer Science taught courses





Key facts

  • Ranked in the top ten departments in the UK for ‘research power’ (Research Excellence Framework 2014)
  • 2nd in the UK for ‘research environment’ reflecting our commitment to providing an international-class research environment for its staff and students. (Research Excellence Framework 2014)

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World-class facilities

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:

Agents Laboratory

Computational Optimisation and Learning

Computer Vision Laboratory

Functional Programming Laboratory

Intelligent Modelling and Analysis

Mixed Reality Laboratory


Cross-disciplinary centres

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.



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The University of Nottingham

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