Computing Science at the University of Aberdeen is a thriving centre of teaching and research. We are part of an internationally respected academic community with a long tradition for innovation and excellence.
All of our degree programmes benefit from the expertise and scholarship within the Department, and consequently Aberdeen's Computing graduates enjoy an excellent reputation with employers.
To browse our degree programmes please select either Undergraduate or Postgraduate from the menu on the left.
All of our degrees can include a year's placement in industry, local government, etc. undertaken in either the fourth or fifth year. Successful completion leads to the award of an MSci.
You can study computing with us in a variety of ways. Within the BSc Computing Science, you can specialise in Business Computing or Artificial Intelligence. We also offer degrees in Artificial Intelligence, Information Systems and Business Information Systems - all BSc or MSci. In addition, you can also take a Joint or Combined Honours degree with a range of other subjects (e.g. Maths, Business, Psychology, Education, Philosophy, Geography, French or Spanish).
We encourage students to take part in ERASMUS exchange programmes and have direct links with universities in Freiburg (Germany), San Sebastian, Barcelona (Spain), Padua (Italy), Piemonte (Italy), Saint-Etienne (France), Paris (France), Uppsala (Sweden) and Zürich (Switzerland). You may spend up to one year of your degree studying at these institutions.
PhD Computing Science
"The city of Aberdeen is relatively small, but it is full of academic, social and cultural activities. So, after almost four years in Aberdeen and at the end of my PhD, I am very happy to have chosen this university to study in." [more]