Welcome to Computer Science at Swansea
Welcome to our quick guide to studying Computer Science at university. You can take our online transition course, provided by Technocamps and watch videos from our staff. You can take virtual tours with our students and chat with them via Unibuddy. There are also podcasts for you to listen to, so you can get an idea of the kind of research that our academics carry out.
If you’ve not visited or applied to Swansea University before and would like to find out more information about Computer Science please book onto our Virtual Open Day.
Technocamps Bridge to University
Technocamps is an outreach programme which offers virtual interactive activities for Year 13 students as part of the Bridge to University Project. We have developed a selection of activity packs specifically targeted at Year 13 which you can find on our activity homepage.
The Computer Science Department at Swansea University provides many opportunities for you to enhance your job prospects. Our graduates work in tech giants such as Facebook, Microsoft and Google. We provide lots of networking opportunities, such as project fairs and careers fairs where companies looking for computer science graduates can meet you and talk about your work. Our year in industry scheme allows you to spend a year with an employer, improving your skills in a real-life work environment.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A COMPUTER SCIENTIST
What is it really like being a computer science student?
Join Mikaela as she shows us what a typical day in the life of a computer science student is like at our Bay Campus.
Frequently asked Questions
Our Computer Science student Mikeala answers your questions. Why choose Swansea? Favourite modules? Mikeala talks us through the most frequently asked questions.
If you want to ask our ambassadors any questions then use the Unibuddy widgets below.
WHAT CAREERS COULD BE OPEN TO ME WHEN I GRADUATE?
The importance of gaining valuable core skills and life experience whilst at University has never been so critical. As computer scientists in training you will be taught a full range of core skills and practices by leading experts that will enable you to successfully pursue a career within computing.
Our graduates have gone on to work for companies such as Apple, IBM, Admiral and Facebook. Many of our courses are available with a year in industry or year abroad options – giving you the extra edge in a competitive jobs market.
We support you in finding a suitable placement and have connections with universities all over the world. Find out more about Computer Science Employability
Take a virtual tour and explore for yourself
Check out a 360o tour of our facilities, campus, and accommodation ...
Bay Campus Room Tour
Mikaela gives a tour of her room on the Bay Campus.
Explore all our campus accommodation options with our 360 room tours.
Exploring Global Problems Podcast
The S4 team at Swansea University have put together a worksheet on our Exploring Global Podcast series.