About the University of Hertfordshire School of Computer Science

The University of Hertfordshire is a great place to study Computer Science. Computer Science has been taught and studied at our College Lane campus since 1961, making it one of the oldest computing establishments in the UK. Our vision is to be internationally renowned as the UK’s leading businessfacing university.

The School of Computer Science offers a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and online courses, which blend academic excellence with vocational relevance. The UH computer science programme includes a wide variety of courses which will lead to either a broad-based or more specialist qualification. The core areas include:

  • Software development
  • Artificial intelligence and robotics
  • Networking and security
  • Software engineering
  • Applications of computing in business and other organisations

School of Computer Science also has an active and highly regarded research community. Our research informs our teaching, ensuring that our students and staff are up to date with the latest ideas and technologies. The majority of research in the School of Computer Science takes place within the Centre for Computer Science and Informatics Research (CCSIR). Areas of CCSIR and other School research include:

  • Adaptive Systems
  • Algorithms
  • Biocomputation
  • Compiler Technology and Computer Architecture
  • Technology Supported Learning

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