Computer Science @ University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews crest

Welcome to the School of Computer Science

  • Academics in robes with Vint Cerf
  • The Jack Cole building
  • First year lecture
  • MSc students in the lab
  • MSc students in the lab
  • Undergraduate tutorial
  • Blue sky thinking
  • MSc students enjoying a sunny day
  • MSc students at the summer BBQ
  • First year students in a lab-based excersise class
  • MSc students in the snow after November graduation
  • MSc students after graduation
  • Undergraduate students after summer graduation

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. Our Alumni can be found across the world in industry and academia.

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. If you are one of our Alumni please visit our Alumni site for alumni stories and more.

See the School's Athena SWAN charter.

News

Senior Honours: Poster Presentation and Demo Session 2016
Our talented industrious senior honours students presented their posters and final year software artifacts to staff and students last week. The best p [...]
Junior Honours: Software Team Projects 2016
Our hard working and creative Junior Honours students finalised their team projects last week, and showcased the results of their year long endeavors [...]
Alex Bain completes 2016 London Marathon
Congratulations to School Administrator Alex Bain, who completed the London Marathon for worldwide cancer research. Alex, runner no 5089 is pictured b [...]
Watch some video, win a Netflix or Amazon voucher
Tell us what you think of our videos and you could win a £20 Netflix or Amazon voucher! You will be asked to watch and assess the video quality of f [...]
Tristan Henderson appointed as ACM SIGCOMM Education Director
Congratulations to Dr Tristan Henderson who has been appointed to the ACM SIGCOMM Executive Committee, to serve as the SIGCOMM Education Director. SIG [...]
Distinguished Lecture Series 2016: Dr Maria Klawe
Dr Maria Klawe, the first woman president of Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California delivered the first set of Distinguished Lectures for 2016, [...]
CodeFirst:Girls final presentations 2016
Congratulations to our St Andrews Computer Science Code First Girls, for completing the 2016 course and staging their final projects. Earlier this wee [...]

Ongoing and future events

Undergraduate visiting day
Visiting Day: 28th Sep 2016 at 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Prospective undergraduates are welcomed to the School of Computer Science for an undergraduate visiting day.
Undergraduate visiting day
Visiting Day: 5th Oct 2016 at 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Prospective undergraduates are welcomed to the School of Computer Science for an undergraduate visiting day.
Undergraduate visiting day
Visiting Day: 19th Oct 2016 at 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Prospective undergraduates are welcomed to the School of Computer Science for an undergraduate visiting day.
Undergraduate visiting day
Visiting Day: 26th Oct 2016 at 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Prospective undergraduates are welcomed to the School of Computer Science for an undergraduate visiting day.
Undergraduate visiting day
Visiting Day: 16th Nov 2016 at 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Prospective undergraduates are welcomed to the School of Computer Science for an undergraduate visiting day.