Research course


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. 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 & Informatics offers you the opportunity to become part of a strong, dynamic and internationally successful research school.

Special Features
  • The group makes use of both dedicated and GRID resources to conduct its research and has recently established a Security & Privacy Laboratory for use by some researchers and in teaching.
  • The research staff in this group continue to have a wide range of industrial and academic partners.
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Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English are normally expected to meet the minimum University requirements (e.g. 6.5 IELTS, with at least 6.0 in each area).

Qualification and course duration


part time
possible months
full time
36 months


part time
possible months
full time
12-24 months

Course contact details

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