computer science


Computer Science Career Paths

To see what some of our graduates are doing, have a look at our graduate exemplars.

There are two kinds of career available to COSC majors - a general career in computing and information technology, or a more specialised niche career that may fit individual interests more closely.
Most career paths (whether "general" or "niche") require high competence in programming. This is achieved by the sequence of core programming papers:
COMP160 > COSC241 > COSC242 > COSC326

General category

The mainstream IT industry provides the majority of jobs.

Niche Careers

We offer advice on several niche careers.

More information on preparing for a career

The Careers Development Centre is helpful and have a website called CareerHub for which you can register. Visit their website to find out more.