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Computer Science

Computer Science underpins all aspects of society, powering not only business but also enriching the lives of millions. We are fully committed to producing graduates that are ready, willing, and able to take their place building the next generation smart societies.

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Why Study Computer Science at Bangor University?

We are a lively community with well-equipped laboratories, networked computers using industry-standard software and our own library. Our research and other interactions with industry ensure that our courses reflect recent developments. Staff are practising professionals, who work on joint projects and act as consultants to industry. 

Student video profile - Julian Kisselevits

Julian Kisselevits is studying BSc Computer Science at Bangor University. Here, Julian explains about studying and the internship he took.

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Student Profile Abdullah

BSc Computer Science

"The best thing about the course is that we get to experiment with different technologies. We get to know about creating and programming games."

Do you have a question about life as a Bangor University student? Our ambassadors will be happy to help you find the answer.

They can tell you more about studying here, about the amazing Clubs and Societies we have, and how they made friends and settled in to life at university as a Computer Science student. 


If you have any questions about the course, our lecturers are on hand to help. Below are some examples of frequently asked questions. Can you think of any more? 

  • What are the qualities of a successful Computer Science student at Bangor?
  • How can I prepare myself to study Computer Science at Bangor?
  • How will I know that Computer Science at Bangor is the right choice for me?


Our Research in Computer Science

Our research specialties include computer graphics, visualization, knowledge discovery, and communications. Expertise from these areas are incorporated into our teaching activities, giving students direct access to the latest Computer Science research. 

Our research has performed exceptionally well, which is evidence in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF).  

Our research activities are organised in three research groups, which can overlap to maximise synergies and resources. 

Excellent Facilities

As a student here, you will benefit from the latest facilities including:

  • Large, fully equipped computing laboratories and all the latest software.
  • A recently installed immersive technologies laboratory, where the latest devices are used for project and research work. 
  • A recently installed large networking laboratory to provide students with the opportunity to design and administer networks and for the teaching of computer architecture modules.

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