Research course

Distributed and Scientific Computing

Cardiff University · Cardiff School of Computer Science

Entry requirements

Either a 2.1 Honours degree or a Masters degree with a distinction in the research dissertation, in computing or a related subject. Degree-level Mathematics (or equivalent) is required for research in some project areas. Applicants with appropriate professional experience are also considered.

Months of entry

January, October, April

Course content

Programme Aims

Studying for a PhD or MPhil at the Cardiff School of Computer Science and Informatics offers you the opportunity to become part of a strong, dynamic and internationally successful research school.

Special Features

  • The group has a number of laboratories, including a regional GRID node, and contributes its knowledge and expertise to local, large-scale High Performance Computing (HPC) facilities. These computing resources are used to further develop and support its research.

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Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in the language. Minimum requirements of 6.5 IELTS overall with a minimum of 6.5 in writing, and a minimum of 6.0 in speaking, listening and reading

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Mrs Helen Williams
+44 (0)29 2087 5586
+44 (0)29 2087 4598