Top 10 UK Universities for Computer Science 2021

Computer Science students will learn the systems, theory and design of everything from search engines to software apps and social media networks. As computers continue to play a larger part in everyday life, the demand for skilled computer science professionals grows every year.

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Computer Science graduates will go onto work in the finance, technology, business and gaming sectors, and starting salaries tend to be higher than the national average.

Top 10 UK Universities for Computer Science

Rank University Location
1 University of St Andrews St Andrews, Scotland
2 University of Cambridge Cambridge, England
3 University of Oxford Oxford, England
4 University of Aberdeen Aberdeen, Scotland
5 Imperial College London London, England
6 University College London London, England
7 University of Stirling Stirling, Scotland
8 University of Manchester Manchester, England
9 Durham University Durham, England
10 University of Glasgow Glasgow, UK

Source: 2022 Guardian University Guide rankings

Top Ten Universities

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