Computer science provides a deep understanding of practical applications of computation in areas ranging from programming language design to everyday software systems. This course is aimed at anyone who wants to become a programmer, understands and can build on the fundamental principles behind the software that underpins modern society.
You will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your second and third years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career.
You are supported by placement tutors and a faculty placement team through the process of successfully getting a placement and then while on placement. Although a placement year is not mandatory, the department has a strong track record in finding placements.
The course includes a professional project which challenges you to solve real world problems, possibly with an external client, while developing team and project management skills.
Employers and industry practitioners are an influential part of the design, content and teaching of the course. The employability focus of the course is supported by frequent involvement of employers and IT professionals.
This course prepares you for a career in
computer-science related research and development
software development and engineering
mobile app development
Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for
Sheffield Hallam University Highlights
UCAS application fee is 20 -26 GBP while the direct application is free
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management, and others