Research course

Computer Science

Loughborough University · Department of Computer Science
MPhilPhDIntegrated PhD

Entry requirements

Normal minimum requirement is a UK upper 2nd-class honours degree or equivalent.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

The Department of Computer Science has a dynamic research culture with an international reputation.

The Department of Computer Science is committed to providing the best learning environment and developing international cuttingedge research. We have a lively research community of staff and around 50 research students.

Research is at the heart of everything we do and, as a research student with the Department, you will join an active research community at the forefront of the field, working in a lively environment on projects that combine academic rigour with industry relevance.

Our research ranges from underlying mathematical theory to the practical creation and operation of networked systems. Our research continues to have a positive impact in such diverse areas as wireless communications, multimedia, logistics, healthcare, the emergency services, transport, surveillance and the environment, amongst others.

Department specialisms

Principal research areas encompass: Vision, Autonomous and Human-computer systems, Internet Systems and Network Security, Theory and Applications of Formal Systems.

Information for international students

Please see the English language requirements.

Fees and funding

Please see the funding page for more details.

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months
part time
36 months


full time
36 months
part time
60 months

Integrated PhD

full time
48 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)1509 222681