Undergraduate girl in problem class

Welcome to one of the UK's leading Computer Science departments, ranked in the top 100 in the world.

Graduating PhD student and girlfriend

We offer a range of innovative postgraduate taught courses, as well as postgraduate research options with world-leading academics.

Researchers using the light stagefor 3D computer vision

Discover the advances at the frontiers of the subject, taught by those doing the research on our new MSc in Advanced Computer Science

Graduating Computer Science students in a group in the Common Room

Find out what our students really think of York: read our undergraduate student profiles and our postgraduate student profiles.

Latest news

PhD funding opportunities in Computer Science

13 December 2014

Sign on side of the Computer Science building at York

We have a number of funding opportunities for students wishing to take a PhD in Computer Science at York. We have a number of EPSRC Doctoral Training Grants for outstanding Home/EU applicants, as well as three studentships in the newly announced York Quantum Hub - all of these have a closing date of 27 February 2015. Our Centre for Doctoral Training in Intelligent Games and Game Intelligence (IGGI) are also now accepting applications for their studentships, with a closing date of 30 January 2015. See what opportunities are available.  

Computer Science PhD student takes part in Commonwealth Science Conference

10 December 2014

Chris Marriott, PhD student in Computer Science

Chris Marriott was specially selected to attend the recently revived Royal Society Commonwealth Science Conference - one of only 70 PhD students from around the world. Read about his experiences at the conference

More news...

Follow us on Twitter logo and link  

  Find us on Facebook logo and link

Watch us on YouTube logo and link

Follow the Department of Computer Science on Google+‌‌


Study at York

Explore our new facilities

First frame of a film about the new facilities of the Department of Computer Science at the University of York

Watch the video tour

We're housed in the newest Computer Science facilities in the UK, purpose-built for our teaching and research.


Professor Jim Woodcock, Head of Department of Computer Science

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.


Supporting women in science

Logo of Athena SWAN bronze award, recognising our commitment to women in science




Spotlight on undergraduate study

Paul Keeler, our dedicated Industrial Placements Coordinator

Dedicated support for your placement

You'll get help with your CV, interviews and support on your year in industry from our dedicated Industrial Placements Coordinator.

Computer Science students in discussion

What's it really like at York?

‌Explore a typical week in the life of a York Computer Science student.

Tom, a Computer Science alumnus, who now works in the US at Twitter

From York to San Francisco

Tom, who studied BEng Computer Science, explains how his degree helped him get his job at Twitter.

Photograph of one to one with student in problem class

Prepare for your working life

Our Admissions Tutor explains how York gives you the basis to tackle any challenge in the workplace.

York's Raspberry Pi Challenge

Take our Challenge

‌When your place is confirmed at York, you'll get a free Raspberry Pi so you can be part of our Challenge and win industry-sponsored prizes!

Our research