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 [...]
Honorary Professor John Stasko delivers EuroVis 2014 Capstone
This June Honorary Professor John Stasko delivered the EuroVis 2014: Capstone on The Value of Visualization…and Why Interaction Matters *****
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 [...]
Summer in the Edible Campus à la Computer Science
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Dr Gordon Baxter appointed Scottish Chair of BCS Interaction Group
Dr Gordon Baxter has recently been appointed as the chair of the Scottish regional sub-group of the BCS Interaction Group. The BCS Interaction Group c [...]
Hot off the press: Foundations for Designing User Centered Systems
A new book, Foundations for Designing User-Centered Systems has just been published by Springer. Written by Frank Ritter (Information Sciences and Tec [...]

Ongoing and future events

Summer School on Experimental Methodology in Computational Science Research
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 [...]

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