Computer Science @ University of St Andrews

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Systems engineering

  • 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 exercise class
  • MSc students in the snow after November graduation
  • MSc students after graduation
  • Undergraduate students after summer graduation


Our research in systems engineering focuses on methods, tools and techniques for developing and supporting large, distributed, software-intensive systems and their associated operational and organisational processes. Our researchers work in three broad areas:

We work closely with industry and other academic partners including the Universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, York, Oxford, Leeds, Bristol, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh and City University, London.

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