What can I do with a Computer Science degree?
Are you thinking about studying at Newman but unsure of which course would suit you? Then you’ve come to the right place. Senior Progression Coach Teresa explains the types of jobs you can go into from undertaking a Computer Science degree.
Factors to consider are: what subject area interests you, what style of degree will suit you and your long-term career aspirations.
Today, we are looking at the types of careers that a degree in Computer Science opens up for you. Depending upon the exact content of your degree, you can look at jobs such as
- Cyber security analyst
- Data analyst
- Game designer
- Information systems manager
- Secondary Teacher
- Software engineer
- Web developer
Also as part of this degree you will gain many transferable skills that many graduate employers will value, so do not restrict your thinking to the jobs listed above. Useful websites to explore your ideas are Prospects and Target Jobs.
What did Computer Science graduates go on to do six months after graduation?
According to the most recent destination data, two fifths of graduates in employment in the UK 6 months after graduation are working as programmers and software development professionals. Six of the top ten jobs held by graduates are related to computer science and include web design and IT operations technician. For a detailed breakdown of what computer science and IT graduates are doing six months after graduation, see What Do Graduates Do?
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