Entry requirements

First or upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.

Months of entry

January, October, April

Course content

Research in Computer Science is very broad, and very active - spanning areas from mathematics to engineering and psychology.

The subject is still comparatively new, and research students have real opportunities to make significant contributions to emerging theories and technologies, which will have major impact on society. You will research fields as diverse and important as industry, education, health, entertainment and communication. A research degree in Computer Science from the University of Bath will equip you with the skills and understanding to shape the next generations of technologies which are transforming our world, whether as a leader in academic or industrial research, developing new products and systems, or applying your highly valued skills in any of the multitude of areas in which computers play an integral role in further progress.

Our main research interests include Human Computer Interaction, Graphics and Media Technology, Mathematical Foundations, and Intelligent Systems. Research is pursued both in fundamental theoretical development and a range of application areas.

For further information on the programme, along with guidance on how to apply, please visit the programme webpage at:

http://www.bath.ac.uk/science/graduate-school/research-programmes/phd-computer-science/

Information for international students

Language requirement: IELTS 6.5 (at least 6.0 in each of the four components) or equivalent.  Applicants narrowly missing this requirement may be eligible for a pre-sessional English course or a combined offer (to include a pre-sessional English course and master’s degree).  To find out more please visit: http://www.bath.ac.uk/asc/for-future-students/index.html

Fees and funding

UK students
For the most up-to-date information about fees check the relevant fee schedule on our Study page: http://www.bath.ac.uk/study/pg/fees/
International students
For the most up-to-date information about fees check the relevant fee schedule on our Study page: http://www.bath.ac.uk/study/pg/fees/

Each year we have a range of scholarships available for both home and international students undertaking postgraduate study with the Faculty of Science. Details can be found at:

http://www.bath.ac.uk/science/graduate-school/research-programmes/funding/

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
24-48 months
part time
36-72 months

Course contact details

Name
Faculty of Science Graduate School
Email
fsci-pgadmissions@bath.ac.uk
Phone
01225 383410