Computing Placements & Industrial Links

Placements allow students to use the skills they have developed while studying and build on them in a real world situation.

The benefits for both employers and students are huge; students learn from working alongside professionals and employers benefit from a valuable resource with valuable skills, knowledge and fresh ideas.

Computing Placements: For students

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The work environment allows students to apply academic knowledge.

Computing Placements: For employers


Identify what the student's role will be in your organisation.

Careers using Computing

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A computing degree can lead to careers in a variety of sectors.

Computing Affiliations

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Our strong links with companies will improve your university experience.

  • Northern Star Business Awards

    Northern Star Business Awards

    Have you had an award winning placement experience? Nominate your placement provider for the Northern Star Business Award.


  • Sponsors of the School of Computing's annual prize-giving event include: ConocoPhillips, TOTAL, SAIC, the Aberdeen branch of the British Computer Society, Codify, Sword Pragma, Nexen Petroleum, Adventi Apple Solutions, Divex and The Marcliffe Hotel and Spa.

  1. Madhumita Ghosh Ray

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    Madhumita has recently secured a full time position with Alpha Micro Systems (AMS), a Dundee-based software company that specialises in Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) solutions, thanks to her MSc Project. Madhumita tells us more:

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