A good Honours degree in a computing-related discipline. Applications will be assessed using UKBA and University of Bedfordshire policy.
Months of entry
About the Institute
The Institute has a strong record in collaborative research with academic partners at Oxford, Imperial College, UCL, Warwick, Sheffield, King's College, Stanford, UPenn, ETHZ, EPFL and many others, both in the UK and overseas. The collaborations are mainly sponsored by external funds. IRAC has led and has been engaged in 26 research projects funded by the European Commission, EPSRC, RAEng and Leverhulme Trust in the recent 5 years, generating a total of nearly £5 million research income.
The Institute for Research in Applicable Computing (IRAC) has four Research Centres which work in a coordinated way, concentrating on their own specialised fields, while sharing staff and expertise as required by the situation:
- Centre for Visualisation and Data Analytics (CVDA) is developing innovative technologies for visual data exploration, targeting Big Data, and in the deployment of novel technologies in real-world systems; this work focuses mostly on application areas in next-generation healthcare and the creative industries
- Centre for Robotics and Smart Information Systems Studies (RSS) is addressing the needs of the ageing population by developing assistive robots to support the everyday lives of senior citizens
- Centre for Sensing, Signals and Wireless Technology (SSWT) is promoting embedded wireless for delivering data anywhere and energy harvesting to help deliver a cleaner planet
- National Centre for Cyberstalking Research (NCCR) is leading the national debate on measures to address the perils of cyberstalking
Information for international students
Applications will be assessed using UKBA and University of Bedfordshire policy. Check English language requirements.
Fees and funding
For details on the financial support on offer at the University of Bedfordshire please visit our website.
Qualification and course duration
MSc by research
MA by research
Further details of qualification
The course is designed to develop your understanding of the research process, your ability to analyse and constructively augment a particular research area and to provide you with experience of communicating research results in written and oral form.
Course contact details
- Research Graduate School
- 0300 3300 073