Computer Science and Games

Whether your passion lies in creating games or mobile apps, cyber security or developing computing software, studying a computer science degree at Coventry could kick-start your career.

  • Our multi-million-pound engineering buildings have cutting-edge facilities, including specialist computer labs and a VR lab*.
  • We continually develop our courses in line with current and emerging technology trends, like mobile app and artificial intelligence developments.
  • Our commercial links could provide opportunities to collaborate on applied projects such as robot simulators, VR and assistive technology.
  • Our regular guest lectures* have included IET members, experts from the European Bioinformatics Centre, game developers and media producers.
  • Some courses allow you to extend your degree with an additional year of study at master’s level, subject to meeting requirements.
  • Computer science graduates have worked for Microsoft, Jaguar Land Rover, BBC, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory and Rebellion Games.

Our Computer Science and Games facilities

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Cisco lab

The Cisco lab is used for working with general networking and towards accreditation by Cisco. Optional modules allow students to work in the lab to develop skills in preparation for the Cisco certification exam.

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Virtual labs

Our virtual labs provide a cutting-edge environment to create entire virtual networks, complete with services, users and even attackers. Students can access this environment from anywhere on or off campus.

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Games Technology lab

This lab contains high-end gaming PCs with the capacity to run industry standard games engines and programming environments. It also supports Virtual Reality (VR) game development.

More than a course

 Queen’s Award for Enterprise Logo
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2020