Computing at Brighton

University of Brighton computing blog


Your work and career

We’ll help you to get as much as you can out of your time here, so that you can go on to find – or create – work that excites and rewards you.

Employability skills, career planning and professional practice are embedded in each of our courses. And with accredited courses, the option of a professional placement year, and plenty of hands-on experience,  you’ll have a professional advantage when you graduate.


Student stories

Find out more about how some of our students have developed their employability:

Codefest events are great preparation for work. Find out how the students take on the challenge and what the mentors look for on a CV in our Codefest video.

From prize winning project to dream career. Find out how Jade’s studies helped her on the road to her dream job.

Connecting with the local dev scene. Rowan tells us about making the most of different networking opportunities.    



Placements are a great way to build your confidence, get work experience, earn some money and help decide what career path you want to take. Our friendly staff in the placements office are on hand to help.

Watch Shamaila’s video and find out all about her experience as a summer intern at IBM during her Computer Science studies.


Accreditation and industry links

By working with employers and professional bodies we are helping you to develop the skills they’re looking for. Our industry relationships provide a number of benefits to you including accredited courses and networking opportunities.

Details specific to your course can be found on individual course pages.


Working while you study

Visit our webpage to find out more about looking for a part-time job.

Work for the university

A great way to earn money that fits in around your studies is to work for the university. Roles include student helpers, student ambassadors, advisers, residential accommodation advisers and staff and volunteers for Brighton Students’ Union.

Watch our video – Lois tells us about the range of things she gets to do as a student ambassador

Your course team and our careers and employability team will give you their professional advice and support. Visit the website to find out more.

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