Research course

Department of Computing

University of Bradford · School of Engineering and Informatics

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a good Honours degree or an MSc in computing, mathematics or a relevant discipline. Potential applicants are advised to contact the Director of Postgraduate Research or the research secretary ( to discuss their proposed research topic.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

The Department of Computing provides a wide range of computing and mathematics-related research activities. The researchers are organised into a number of groups each specialising in a research area. Members of staff have considerable success and experience in the conduct, direction and supervision of research. Much of the work is of direct industrial or commercial relevance, and many staff work closely with major industrial partners.

Department specialisms

Intelligent and quantum information systems; Modelling, optimisation, scheduling and intelligent computing; Data mining and visualisation; Autonomous robotics; Mathematics and statistics; Networks and performance engineering; Mobile computing and networks, networks, network security and forensics; Solar physics and neutralised beam kinetics; Microcomputer music; ICT to support healthcare, rural development and e-learning

Fees and funding

Research Councils, industrial collaboration.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36-48 months
part time
48-60 months


full time
12-24 months
part time
24-48 months

Course contact details

01274 235857