Research course

Computer Science

Newcastle University · School of Computing
Integrated PhD

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree and/or a merit master's degree, or international equivalent, in computer science or a related discipline such as: engineering; systems engineering; mathematics. We also value relevant industrial computing experience and transferable skills.

Months of entry


Course content

This Integrated PhD in Computer Science provides an opportunity to make a unique contribution to computer science research. You'll work within a research group, guided by experts and supported by a team of advisers.

Our Computer Science Integrated PhD (IPhD) allows you to match your studies with your interests. You can choose from a wide range of modules and select your own focus for your final project.

Our computer science research

Based in the School of Computing, our research reflects our strengths, capabilities and critical mass. Research supervision is available under our six research areas.

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Department specialisms

Development of demanding computer systems; human-computer interaction; ubiquitous computing; computing science; complex biological systems; scalable cloud computing; big data analytics; distributed algorithms; stochastic modelling; performance analysis; data provenance; concurrency; real-time simulation; development of secure information systems; teaching computing science; bioinformatics

Information for international students

English Language requirements: Direct Entry : IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

See fees and funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Integrated PhD
    part time
    96 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Admissions Secretary
+44 (0) 191 208 2736