26 September 2016
The School of Computing and Communications is #1 in the UK for graduate prospects in computer science in the latest league table, published in The Times and Sunday Times.

The School of Computing and Communications has retained its top spot in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017 for graduate prospects in Computer Science with 98% of graduates in professional jobs or graduate-level study.

The School offers students a wealth of opportunities to enhance their employability throughout their studies, supporting industrial projects and placements through its dedicated Knowledge Business Centre (KBC).  Students studying computing at Lancaster University benefit from the School’s teaching and research collaborations with globally renowned international companies such as IBM, Microsoft, Google, Cisco, SAP, ARM, BBC, Samsung and BAE Systems.

Colin McLaughlin, Technology Transfer Manager for the School of Computing and Communications said, “At Lancaster, employability is something we like to build into the curriculum from day one. Building on our established links with industry we utilise guest lectures, industrial projects and development activities throughout the time the students are with us in order to prepare them to achieve when they leave.”

The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017 provides the most comprehensive overview of higher education in Britain. It includes an analysis of student satisfaction with the quality of the teaching at each institution. A fully searchable website with full university profiles and 67 subject tables will be published for subscribers to The Times and The Sunday Times.

Discover the School of Computing and Communications’ undergraduate courses here.