Research course

Computer Science

Anglia Ruskin University · Faculty of Science and Technology

Entry requirements

MPhil: You’ll need a Bachelor degree or equivalent with first or upper second class honours, in a related subject area.

PhD: You’ll need a Master degree or equivalent in a related subject area.

Please note we consider most candidates for PhD with progression from MPhil. If you want to apply for direct entry to the PhD route, you’ll also need to provide academic justification for this with your application.

For more details please visit the university website.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

Our Computer Scientists are pursuing exciting research in fields ranging from industrial control to satellite imaging, serious gaming to online virtual learning environments.

Broadly speaking our specialisms are image manipulation, video systems, animation, virtual worlds, gaming, 2D and 3D modelling, cloud computing, AI, audio applications, satellite technology, internet technologies and mobile media technology.

As a postgraduate researcher you’ll have access to wide-ranging expertise, as well as first-rate computing facilities, at our campus in Cambridge, one of the UK’s premier science and technology cities.

For more details please visit the university website.

Information for international students

We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications.

Fees and funding

For more details about fees, fundings and scholarships please visit the university website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 - 60 months
part time
36 - 72 months


part time
30 - 48 months
full time
18 - 36 months

Course contact details

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