computer science

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There are thousands of jobs available in the IT industry. There is enormous variety - some jobs involve a great deal of interaction with other people, others involve working mainly on your own; some jobs involve creativity and problem-solving, other jobs are more routine.

Our graduate exemplars will give you some idea of the range of possibilities open to computer science graduates.

Our overview of career paths will give you an indication of which papers have a bearing on which careers.

The CareerCast web site has ranked computer related jobs like Software Engineer, Network Administrator and Systems Analyst among the top jobs available in 2016. Read more here.

Computer graduates earn high salaries. For a comparison with other disciplines, see this report from the Chronicle of Higher Education.