Employers regularly recruit placement students and graduates of the School. These include companies such as:
- Procter and Gamble
Many of these companies give guest lectures throughout the year.
We have a Graduate Skills Framework (PDF: 276KB) which was developed with employers. This defines a set of key skills for our students. Together with your degree, these skills will enhance your life beyond university.
You can read our Alumni Profiles to find out what our graduates have done after completing their degrees.
Where your degree could take youWhere your degree could take you
If you're thinking of choosing Computer Science with one of our specialisms, read on to find out where your degree could take you.
You'll graduate with the ability to assume lead technical and team management roles. You'll be able to go on to employment in technical and management positions in software houses and companies. You may also seek to develop market-niche software in small or start-up companies.
When you graduate, you'll be able to pursue these activities in both the entertainment and the industrial sectors. Some graduates also develop market-niche software in small or start-up companies.
Many of our graduates go on to employment in technical positions in software houses. Others work for companies who are engaged in the development of interactive technologies across a variety of industry sectors, including the creative industries.
Mobile and Distributed Systems
You'll graduate with the potential to grow into architect and chief architect roles. You could work for software product groups in start-ups or other enterprises. You'll develop the skills to initiate and lead consulting efforts for field implementations of networked computing solutions.
Security and Resilience
You'll be able to go on to employment in technical positions in software houses and with companies designing and deploying dependable software in safety-critical industry sectors.
When you graduate you'll be able to develop lead technical and team management roles. Many of our graduates enter employment in technical positions in software houses. Others work at companies designing and deploying software in specific industry sectors. You could also develop market-niche software in small or start-up companies.
What employers are looking forWhat employers are looking for
In addition to your academic work, employers look for evidence of skills and experience. Our degrees accurately reflect the skills employers want.
Our diverse curriculum, environment and student experience encourage you to:
- meet personal goals and aspirations
- do self-directed continuous learning
- take calculated risks and challenge personal boundaries
- create cross-cultural relationships
All this helps you to develop knowledge, skills, and opportunities to gain employment when you graduate.
Careers ServiceCareers Service
Our award-winning Careers Service is one of the best, largest and most innovative in the UK.
The Careers Service can help you find the right job up to three years after you graduate.
You can use their website to find graduate opportunities or IT-based Newcastle work experience placements.