13/04/2020

What can I do with a Computing degree?

Computing is a fantastic subject to study because almost every industry depends on technology. Computers improve communication, productivity, efficiency, quality and speed in every sector. This means that you can combine your technical expertise and passion with other interests to forge the ideal ever-evolving career in this sector.

Where could you be working in the future?

A Computing degree can take you into a wide variety of industry roles. Here is just a taster of the career options that might spark your interest after spending some time in the industry:

  • Aeronautical Charting Engineer
  • Cloud Computing Consultant
  • Computer Science Writer
  • Computing Teacher
  • Robotics & Automation Engineer
  • Software Developer
  • Test Specialist
  • UX Designer

With a passion for music, you might focus on the design and installation of audio-visual equipment. Your work could take you into festivals and conference centres, or theatres and arenas. With an innovative flair, those computing skills can open the doors to games development or design modelling.

Active individuals could apply for computer engineering roles in the Armed Forces, or explore agricultural mapping. Those with logical minds are perfectly suited to production management; exploring the opportunities for automation and machine learning. The curious to data analytics and insights consultancy.

Which companies are looking for Computing graduates?

Lawyers, hospitals, city traders, architects and manufacturers all rely on computer networks to operate successfully. They need these systems to be reliable, adaptable and fit for purpose. In short, they need highly skilled and experienced individuals to design, install, secure, maintain and fix these systems. They need Computing graduates.

Computing graduates might work with dynamic start-up companies who are seeking App developers or even set up as a freelance technician. Others secure positions as engineers with leading brands, such as BT, Cisco and Virgin.

As technological developments are advancing at pace, there will even be job opportunities at the end of your course which are not available today. Having developed a deep understanding of the fundamental of Computing, you will be equipped to adapt your skills and knowledge to these emerging roles.

Preparing your Future

The advantage of studying a Computing degree at the University of Bolton is our strong industry connections. Our students work on real industry projects and have the opportunity to work with computing practitioners, which has led our course to be accredited by Cisco’s Networking Academy and the Red Hat Academy.

Some of our students have performed so well during placements, that they have secured a job before leaving University. Which organisation have you got your sights set on?

Computing is a fantastic subject to study because almost every industry depends on technology. Computers improve communication, productivity, efficiency, quality and speed in every sector. This means that you can combine your technical expertise and passion with other interests to forge the ideal ever-evolving career in this sector.

Where could you be working in the future?

A Computing degree can take you into a wide variety of industry roles. Here is just a taster of the career options that might spark your interest after spending some time in the industry:

  • Aeronautical Charting Engineer
  • Cloud Computing Consultant
  • Computer Science Writer
  • Computing Teacher
  • Robotics & Automation Engineer
  • Software Developer
  • Test Specialist
  • UX Designer

With a passion for music, you might focus on the design and installation of audio-visual equipment. Your work could take you into festivals and conference centres, or theatres and arenas. With an innovative flair, those computing skills can open the doors to games development or design modelling.

Active individuals could apply for computer engineering roles in the Armed Forces, or explore agricultural mapping. Those with logical minds are perfectly suited to production management; exploring the opportunities for automation and machine learning. The curious to data analytics and insights consultancy.

Which companies are looking for Computing graduates?

Lawyers, hospitals, city traders, architects and manufacturers all rely on computer networks to operate successfully. They need these systems to be reliable, adaptable and fit for purpose. In short, they need highly skilled and experienced individuals to design, install, secure, maintain and fix these systems. They need Computing graduates.

 Computing graduates might work with dynamic start-up companies who are seeking App developers or even set up as a freelance technician. Others secure positions as engineers with leading brands, such as BT, Cisco and Virgin.

As technological developments are advancing at pace, there will even be job opportunities at the end of your course which are not available today. Having developed a deep understanding of the fundamental of Computing, you will be equipped to adapt your skills and knowledge to these emerging roles.

Preparing your Future

The advantage of studying a Computing degree at the University of Bolton is our strong industry connections. Our students work on real industry projects and have the opportunity to work with computing practitioners, which has led our course to be accredited by Cisco’s Networking Academy and the Red Hat Academy.

Some of our students have performed so well during placements, that they have secured a job before leaving University. Which organisation have you got your sights set on?

 

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