Why Study Computing Here?

Our wide range of technical, commercial and creative courses - all professionally relevant - has seen us named ‘Best Modern University for Computing' in the Times Good University Guide 2009.

male with computerWe're handy too for the extensive software job opportunities in the Aberdeen area, where some 30% of Scotland's software engineers live and work.

You'll start making valuable connections with potential employers through stimulating placement opportunities. This not only offers real-world practical experience, it also sharpens your competitive edge when you set out on your career.

Further commercial collaboration at local, national and international level ensures our teaching and project work stays up-to-date, backed up by the world class research that feeds into course development.

With all students taking a first foundation year to gain a broad base of practical computing skills, we balance theory and practice so that learning is always useful and relevant.

  1. Computing Careers News - from Scotland on Sunday

    School of Computing teasers

    Computing graduates in demand - report from ScotlandIS.

  1. Frances Buchanan - MSc Software Technology

    Frances Buchanan - MSc Software Technology

    Frances Buchanan shares her experience of winning the Scott Trust Technology Bursary last year and encourages others to apply.

    Frances Buchanan - MSc Software Technology Software Engineering Course PgCert/PgDip/MSc


  1. 29, September, 2014 Cloud user group, inaugural meeting

    Cloud Computing

    Providing a non-vendor user group for organisations either currently or intending to utilise cloud-based services.  

  2. 07, October, 2014 Guest lecture: Alan Turing and the Artificial Brain

    Dr Ian Watson

    Dr Ian Watson of the University of Auckland will draw on the work of Alan Turing and explore the concept of artificial intelligence.  

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