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Computing and Computer Science

City, University of London is at the leading edge of computer science education, research and enterprise consultancy, with facilities based in the heart of London.

The information technology industry is diverse and rapidly changing, offering enormous scope for rewarding careers that range from the highly technical to the business-driven, in roles that are both creative and highly valued. There is an ever-growing need for sharp, code-literate, motivated graduates in an industrial sector that makes a multi-billion pound contribution to the UK economy.

Computing and computer science at City incorporate technological innovation, acclaimed research and engaging education, led by passionate academics. The superb location of City’s campus provides excellent work experience opportunities for all students. You will have access to a large network of professionals who provide guest lectures, mentor students and contribute to shaping our degrees. Tech City is a flourishing community of IT professionals and digital businesses centred around Shoreditch. City students receive business startup education and can share working space within the University’s Tech City hub for entrepreneurs, The Hangout.

Courses and study

City offers a variety of Computing-related courses. Our undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree offerings focus on computer science, with many of the courses developing the link between computer science and business.

Alongside these degree courses, we offer a wide range of evening and weekend courses covering topics from C++ programming to Web Authoring.

See which course is right for you:

Undergraduate (6)

Postgraduate (8)

Research Degrees (1)

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) (9)

Short Courses (41)


Our internationally renowned research has a long-standing focus on software systems engineering and information-intensive systems. We develop novel, enduring and experimentally validated concepts, theories and methods with a wide range of industrial partners in the UK and overseas.


We're situated in an enviable location, on the doorstep of East London Tech City, the biggest computing technology community outside of Silicon Valley, surrounded by companies with computing needs. We focus on our relationships with partners in industry and the professional world of technology, business, government, arts and heritage.

The map below describes our location in relation to just a handful of the technology and other related businesses in London. Select a marker for more information.

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