We aim to share the excitement of current technological trends with our students through our dynamic portfolio of contemporary and employability-focused degrees, educating and inspiring the next generation of leaders in the sought-after fields of computer science and software engineering.
Why study with us
Excellent career prospects
95% of our students are in highly skilled employment 15 months after graduating. (HESA data)
Our students consistently rank us among the top universities in the UK when it comes to accessing specialist equipment, rooms and facilities when they need to.
Innovative and collaborative teaching at our National Software Academy has been consistently recognised with a number of highly-regarded awards.
Our staff and students have put together a number of different videos to guide you through various aspects of what it is like to study here at the School of Computer Science and Informatics. We hope to give you a real flavour of what you can expect as a Computer Science or Applied Software Engineering student at Cardiff University, and to answer many of the questions you may have as you consider which choice of University is right for you.
Hear from our students
Now hear from some of our students who provide first-hand insights of what it's like studying either Computer Science or Applied Software Engineering at Cardiff University.
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National Software Academy
A centre of excellence for software engineering education in Wales, the National Software Academy works in partnership with the Welsh Government and industry leaders to address the national shortage of skilled programming and software engineering graduates.
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Source: Higher Education Statistics Agency, latest Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019/20, published by HESA in June 2022.
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