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Computer Science

Welcome to the Department of Computer Science. 

We're a supportive community of students, academics and researchers based in our modern, purpose-built facility on Campus East. Find out more about our courses and what it's like to be a student here with York Virtual Visit.

Excellent facilities

Our modern, self-contained building houses four software laboratories, two hardware laboratories and a range of social learning spaces.

Committed to equality

We are proud to hold an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of the work we do to support gender equality.

Our courses

Add a placement year with all our courses so that you can gain real world and valuable career skills that make you stand out from other graduates. We have a dedicated placement team that will prepare you for your year in industry.

Our single subject courses are accredited by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Our specialisation courses are four year integrated Masters degrees.

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Free online courses

Understand our codependency with machines to tackle digital challenges.

You can take our free online courses on a range of topics, including your next steps to university.

Explore what higher education is all about and learn tips for making the most of your university life and study.

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Hear from our students

University of the Year shortlisted

“York is everything an outstanding university should be”

Find out how we made the shortlist for University of the Year in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022.

Our University of the Year nomination

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