Postgraduate Computer Science at Swansea

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The Department

  • Excellent employment prospects.
  • According to the 2016 Guardian University Guide, Computer Science at Swansea is 11th in the UK overall and 1st in Wales.
  • According to the 2015 Times Good University Guide, Computer Science at Swansea is 6th in the UK for "Graduate Prospects" and 15th overall for Computer Science in the UK and 1st in Wales [ 2015 Times League Table ].
  • Ranked 11th in the UK for research and 1st in Wales. [ Research Excellence Framework ]
  • 80% of the research activity assessed as world-leading or internationally-excellent.
  • A state-of-the-art education.
  • Friendly staff, committed to the highest standards.
  • 2nd for "Student Satisfaction", 2015 National Student Survey. [ 2015 NSS Results ]
  • Teaching score of Excellent.
  • Our industrial programme IT Wales that arranges employment placements.
  • A university with high success rate, low drop-out rate, and excellent student support.
  • Whatuni University of the year 2014.

The subject

  • Computer Science is at the cutting edge of modern technology, and is developing rapidly.
  • Swansea Computer Science graduates enjoy excellent employment prospects.
  • Computer Science now plays a part in almost every aspect of our lives - science, engineering, the media, entertainment, travel, commerce and industry, public services and the home.
Three Cliffs

The location

  • A spectacular location, next to the beach and set within a vast park.
  • Next to the beaches and scenery of Gower.
  • A city with a vibrant social and cultural life and expanding high-tech industries.
  • A Campus University, surrounded by parkland.
Aerial view
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