A 2:1 honours degree and/or a merit master's degree, or international equivalent, in computer science or a related discipline.
Months of entry
January, September, April
Our Computer Science MPhil and PhD programme gives you an opportunity to make a unique contribution to computer science research. Your research will be supported by an experienced computer scientist within a research group and with the support of a team of advisers.
Based in the School of Computing Science, our research reflects our strengths, capabilities and critical mass. Research supervision is available under our six research areas:
- Advanced Model-Based Engineering and Reasoning (AMBER)
- Digital Interaction Group (DIG)
- Interdisciplinary Computing and Complex BioSystems (ICOS)
- Scalable Computing
- Secure and Resilient Systems
- Teaching Innovation Group
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
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. You may need an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate.
Fees and funding
See our programme fees and funding web page.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Admissions Secretary
- +44 (0) 191 208 8072