Digital, IT and Telecommunications, including Computer Science

Careers in the sector

Jobs where degree in Information Systems would be useful include:

Typical employers

Examples of employers in the not-for-profit and public sectors include:

  • local and central government
  • secondary, further and higher education
  • the NHS
  • charities
  • the media

Recruiters in the private sector include:

  • IT consultancy firms
  • software houses
  • IT service providers
  • telecom companies

Postgraduate study

Job and information sources

Additional resources and advice

Professional bodies

Careers in Computer Science

Careers in the sector

  • Applications Developer
  • Games Developer
  • Information Systems Manager
  • IT Consultant
  • IT Technical Support Officer
  • Multimedia Programmer
  • Network Engineer
  • Researcher
  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Software Engineer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Web Developer

Careers where a computer science degree would be useful

  • Business Analyst
  • Freelancing
  • IT sales consultant
  • IT trainer
  • Project Manager
  • Self-employment
  • Technical Author

Postgraduate study

Job and information sources

Websites

Professional bodies

Where to find upcoming events and activities at the University of Leicester

Make sure to check all our events running on MyCareers regularly to book onto any workshops and employer led sessions.

Our Festival of Careers runs three times per year and we welcome a whole host of employers from all sectors to speak to students about the opportunities they have. 

If you have any questions about the Festival of Careers or want to find out when the next one is taking place, please contact us at graduatetalent@leicester.ac.uk.