Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering
Our project-based courses give you valuable hands-on experience. We teach you how to apply what you learn in business and industry, anywhere in the world.
Sheffield is the only computer science department in the UK with its own student-run software company, where students hone their skills on real contracts for real clients.
We consult with employers to develop our courses. Our guest ',guru', lecturers come from a range of global businesses.
Our course tutors are respected all over the world for their work on artificial intelligence, computational systems biology, robotics, speech recognition and virtual reality.
About the course
Accredited by the British Computer Society
We teach you how to build robust, effective software systems, and how to critique and evaluate the latest software engineering techniques. Through project work, you&rsquo,ll learn how to apply your knowledge in the real world.
Genesys: learning on the job
Genesys Solutions is unique: an IT company run by students, with its own premises next to the department. As a student on this course you can join the company to work on software projects for real clients in a real business environment.
Object Oriented Programming and Software Design
Research Methods and Professional Issues
Testing and Verification in Safety-critical Systems
Modelling and Simulation of Natural Systems
Theory of Distributed Systems
3D Computer Graphics
Computer Security and Forensics
Machine Learning and Adaptive Intelligence
Software and Hardware Verification
Software Development for Mobile Devices
Virtual Environments and Computer Games Technology
Natural Language Processing
Network Performance Analysis
Genesys Solutions (Software House) Modules
You can also learn on the job in our student-run software engineering and consultancy business, Genesys Solutions