Computer Science @ University of St Andrews

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Welcome to the School of Computer Science

  • Jack Cole Building.
  • CS students after graduation.
  • Server.
  • First-year/second-year lab.
  • Computers.
  • Student at work.

The School of Computer Science is a centre of excellence for computer science teaching and research, with staff and students from Scotland and all parts of the world. It is a member of SICSA - The Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance.

We offer BSc, MSci, MSc, MPhil and PhD degree programmes, and are active in research in the fundamentals of computer science, networking and distributed systems, artificial intelligence, human computer interaction, and software systems engineering.

If you are thinking about studying at St Andrews, you are very welcome to come and visit us to see for yourself. There are visiting days on Wednesdays throughout the year.


Finalist in Scottish Software Engineer of the Year
Congratulations to St Andrews student Simone Ivan Conte, who has been selected as one of the four finalists in the Young Software Engineer of the Year [...]
Teaching Fellow in Computer Science
Applications are invited for a Teaching Fellow in Computer Science in the School of Computer Science. In the first instance, at least, this is a fixed [...]
Computer Science: Graduation 2014
Congratulations to the Senior Honours Class of 2014, our MSci (Honours) students and our PhD students, who graduate today. Students were invited to a [...]

Ongoing and future events

Summer School on Experimental Methodology in Computational Science Research  next week 
Summer School: 4th Aug 2014 at 9:00 am to 8th Aug 2014 at 5:00 pm The Summer School on Experimental Methodology in Computational Science Research will bring t [...]
Big data, the Cloud and the future of computing by Dr Kenji Takeda, Microsoft Research  next week 
Seminar: 5th Aug 2014 at 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm (in Cole 1.33a) School Seminar Series Abstract: We live in an information society, with cloud computing is changing the way we live, work and play in a world of devices and services. In th [...]

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