What are the best universities for Computer Science?

11 Jan 2019 - Barni Homden

 Why study a degree in Computer Science?

Computers are a huge part of everyday life, existing in our cars, phones and TVs. Computer Science is therefore a very important subject, and that won’t be changing anytime soon.

Learning about computers and computer technology is now an essential part of everyone’s education. A degree from one of the best universities for Computer Science can prepare you for a related career, but also for the technological advances of the future.

But what are the best universities for Computer Science?

Students studying computer science on a Mac

The UK has many great Computer Science degrees available some top-ranked universities.

In Scotland, the University of Glasgow is ranked in the UK’s top 10 for Computer Science (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019). Students can prepare for the future with degrees such as Computer Systems Engineering, Information Technology and Sensor and Software Engineering.

Also highly regarded for its Computer Science degrees is the University of Nottingham, which ranks in the UK top 15 in the subject (Guardian University Guide 2019). You can choose from a range of related degrees at Nottingham, including Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence and Data Science.

The University of York, has great computing facilities, and ranks in the top 20 in the UK for Computer Science. International students here can choose from degrees like Computer Science and Mathematics and Electronic and Computer Engineering. Many of York's degrees also include a year in industry.

In the USA, Northeastern University has a well-equipped Computer Science department and is highly regarded for its degrees, particularly in Game Design. The University carries out wide-ranging research in the field, including in Artificial intelligence, Cybersecurity and Data Science.

How to study Computer Science in the UK or USA

If you're ready to start your path to a great Computer Science degree in the UK or USA, Kaplan could help. Kaplan offers a range of pathway courses to help prepare international students for study abroad at top universities.

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