Computer Science with Industrial Placement BSc (Hons)

School of Science and Engineering

Learn how to develop software using cutting edge technologies and take part in a yearlong placement to put your skills into practice.

Start date
September 2024
5 or 4 years
Dundee City Campus

Do you have the skills required to enter a job market where digital ability is highly valued?

This degree is industry led and research driven. Theoretical computer science principles are put into practice through the application of real-world projects.

You will gain experience in the design and development of software across a wide range of platforms. You will be given opportunities to develop your problem solving and logical thinking skills to allow you to work as part of a high-performance software development team.

As part of your degree program, you will have the opportunity to participate in an industrial placement that will occur prior to your final year of study. This placement will provide you with a unique chance to develop your career aspirations and gain first-hand experience working in the computing industry. You will have the opportunity to apply for competitive placement positions with both local and national industry partners. Throughout your placement, you will have the opportunity to gain valuable skills and knowledge that will help you succeed in your future career.

Increased employability skills

You will learn software development skills that are valued by industry. The University of Dundee is a member institution of AWS Academy, and a GitHub Campus Global Partner. We use these platforms to teach you skills that are highly sought after within industry. You will work directly with local and national industry as part of your degree to increase your employability and set you apart from others within the job market.

Passionate teaching

You will be taught in an environment that fosters creativity, innovation, and impact. We are highly passionate about the subjects that we teach, and one of only five universities in the UK where all our Computer Science and Informatics research is ranked as “world-leading” or “internationally excellent”.

Student community

You will be part of a community of students and staff that work together to understand how computers can change the world, and what your own part in this will be. You can join our student computing societies where you can meet others within your class within a more social setting and take part in international level computing competitions.

Join the Dundee Computing community, where passionate teaching, cutting-edge research, and student activities create a supportive and inclusive environment for aspiring computing professionals.


Top 10 in the UK for Computing

Guardian University Guide 2024

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