School of Computer Science

Breaking new ground in the theory and practice of computational systems and their applications

Latest News

School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham Dubai

The University has now appointed four academic members of computer science staff who will be teaching students based at our brand new Dubai campus, opening September 2018.

SoCS's Professor Jeremy Wyatt talks robotics and the future on the Guardian Podcast

What happens when a person loses their job to a machine? Who is most at risk of being replaced by a robot? And is this looming wave of automation some kind of humanitarian crisis, or are we living through another industrial revolution that will force us to adapt?

UoB's Professor Karen Yeung on BBC Newsnight

Professor Karen Yeung, an Interdisciplinary Professorial Fellow in Law, Ethics and Informatics at the University of Birmingham, recently featured on BBC Newsnight, discussing personal data and radical transparency.

SoCS's Dr Sandy Gould's study of emojis as use of language

SoCS's Dr Sandy Gould has collaborated with Dr Sarah Wiseman from Goldsmiths, University of London to conduct an online survey to investigate the use of emojis to convey secret meanings and messages:

School Events

2018 Undergraduate Open Days

The University will be hosting our next Undergraduate Open Days on Saturday 15th September and Saturday 20th October 2018.

2018 Postgraduate Open Day

Our next Postgraduate Open Day will take place Saturday 24th November 2018. Come along to hear talks on studying across our range of MScs and research programmes, speak to staff and students and explore our department.

Computing at Schools Conference 2018

The School of Computer Science once again played host to the 10th Computing at Schools annual Conference in June 2018. Following on from previous successful conferences, we welcomed over 250 teachers (from both primary and secondary level) who were looking to update both their subject knowledge and approach to teaching computing in their schools.

Applicant Visit Days and Assessment Days commence

Our Applicant Visit Days for 2018 entry for our undergraduate programmes and Assessment Days for the BSc Computer Science with Digital Technology Partnership recently concluded, where we invited offer holders and applicants onto campus to spend a full day with us.