A computer-science degree from one of the world’s top higher education institutions can help graduates land their dreams job at companies like Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, or Amazon.
But if your goal is to impress prospective employers, which university should you shoot for? Using the QS World University Rankings 2018, we took a look at the universities with the top computer science and information systems courses.
The QS University Rankings guide is one of the most reputable sources that students turn to when deciding which universities to apply to, and employers are also likely to refer to it when deciding which candidates to hire. It is based on academic reputation, employer reputation, and research impact. The full methodology can be read here.
We looked at the overall scores, which are out of 100. Take a look:
50. City University of Hong Kong
CUHK is a relatively young university, but it has improved steadily over the years.
49. Lomonosov Moscow State University
One of Russia’s oldest institutions, which also ranks high in overall rankings.
48. Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Founded in 1896, the Chinese university Shanghai Jiao Tong University is one of the most prestigious universities in China.