Research course

Computer Science

Institution
Keele University · School of Computing and Mathematics
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

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Entry requirements

Entry to our research programmes usually requires a Honours degree with a first or 2.1 classification, or the equivalent if you have been educated outside the UK.

Please visit the Keele website for more information on Postgraduate Research Entry Requirements.

Months of entry

September

Course content

PhD and MPhil projects are available across a range of areas including Software and Systems Engineering, Computational Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering, Evolutionary Systems, Machine Learning and Computational Intelligence.

PhD projects are usually for 3 years (full time) and MPhil projects for 1 year (full time). Part time study is also possible. For further information see the Centre for Computer Science Research website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    72 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    part time
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    The PhD/MPhil are purely by research culminating into a PhD/MPhil thesis defended at a viva, and there are no taught elements. For most students, the PhD/MPhil start date is end of September. Overseas students can start at different times during the year based on obtaining visa, confirmation of funding, etc. For more information, get in touch with the listed course contact or contact the Keele Doctoral Academy.

Course contact details

Name
Postgrad Research Administrator
Email
a.billington@keele.ac.uk