Computing Undergraduate Courses

Perfect your computing skills in one of the most hi-tech cities in the UK. Get ready for a career in the exciting, fast-changing world of computing.

Whether it’s keeping pace with the needs of manufacturers and consumers, creating the latest computer games or working on essential everyday tools for millions of workers, there’s a whole host of opportunities for study including the chance to take each of our degree courses with an industrial placement and an exciting range of careers open to you after you graduate.

Computing - your questions answered

In the below video, Kim Smith, Course Director, answers some of the most frequently asked questions about Computing at the University of Derby. You can also watch exclusive subject content by signing up to Derby on Demand.

Kim Smith, Course Director in Computing and Mathematics.

View Built Environments - your questions answered! video transcript

"Programming modules allowed me to become part of IBM’s Internship Scheme!"

“Completing the programming modules allowed me to develop new skills that led me to becoming part of IBM’s Internship Scheme for my placement year. Other skills that I learned during my time here, such as teamwork, organisation and communication, helped me to make the most out of this opportunity.”

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We're showcasing the work of some of our talented Computer Games students to celebrate their achievements over the 2020-21 academic year.

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What our Computing graduates do

The range of skills and practical experience that you’ll gain on our computing courses will give you a great start to a variety of careers.

Career opportunities open to graduates include:

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Data is all around us. And our Data Science Research Centre is exploring pioneering ways to manage, process, analyse and obtain intelligence from this data for maximum impact.

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The best way to find out if studying at Derby is right for you is to experience an Open Day. Get a feel for the city and campus, tour our first-class facilities and see where you could be living.

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Fast Track to Clearing

If you're still looking for a place at uni, have had a change of heart about your course, or your gap year plans are on hold, don’t worry. Register with us today and fast forward to your future. Make it Real at Derby.

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We want you to realise your vision for your future. The University of Derby is a place where you can take your passion and talent and use them to create a better world.

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