Department of Informatics

Facts & figures

Our students are highly employable: six months after graduating, 94% of those in work were in graduate-level jobs*.

In the past 3 years, we have spent £11-million on creating new 'Future Technologies Labs', with state-of-the-art facilities to support teaching in computing, intelligent systems, and smart technologies.

Our undergraduate degrees are accredited by BCS – The Chartered Institute for IT. BSc (Hons) Computer Science and BSc (Hons) Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence are accredited to the highest possible level, as contributing to the requirements for registration as Chartered IT Professional, Chartered Engineer, and Chartered Scientist.

These indicators reflect our commitment to providing high quality teaching and learning.

The University of Sussex is ranked in the top 150 in the world in The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020.

We have around 650 students registered on Informatics degrees, distributed as follows:

DegreeRegistered students (2017-18)
Undergraduate, home/EU 416
Undergraduate, overseas 96
Postgraduate taught, home/EU 37
Postgraduate taught, overseas 55
Postgraduate research, home/EU 32
Postgraduate research, overseas 18

*Data from the most recent Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey