21 May 2015
We're delighted that our MSc in Cyber Security has been accredited by GCHQ, the security and intelligence agency. Find out more about the MSc.
23 April 2015
Two of the teams that took part in April's global NASA Space Apps Challenge hosted in Computer Science have gone through to the global judging. Find out more about the event.
Explore our new facilities
We're housed in the newest Computer Science facilities in the UK, purpose-built for our teaching and research.
Prof. Jim Woodcock
Head of Department
Our excellence in teaching and research plus our strong industrial links make us one of the UK’s leading Computer Science departments.
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 results ranked York's Computer Science:
This result confirms the long-standing global reach and real-world significance of our research and makes us one of best Departments in the country for nurturing excellent research by staff and research students alike. All aspects of our impact and environment were judged to be of world-leading or international standard.
Head of Department Professor Jim Woodcock: "York Computer Science has always aimed to give excellent support for the production of great research that excites the academic community and has profound real-world effect. The REF 2014 results confirm our outstanding research achievements to date. Our staff and students' creativity, expertise and enthusiasm will allow us to build on this success over the coming years."
Spotlight on PhD study
A Week In The Life of a PhD Student (PDF , 788kb) explores a typical week studying for a PhD in Computer Science at York.
Find out what programme you will follow, and what support we offer.