A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent.
- Transcripts/degree certificate
- Two references
- A two-to-three page research proposal
Months of entry
January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February
The School of Computing Science offers high quality learning environment in which world-class research informs course content and delivery. This is recognised in their high ranking positions across university league tables.
The School of Computing Science is consistently highly ranked, achieving 2nd in Scotland and 10th in the UK (Complete University Guide 2017).
With about 30 academic staff, 70 research students and 36 research assistants and fellows, we host 24 EPSRC-funded research projects, six EC-funded projects, seven industrially-funded projects, and several research fellowships. Grants and fellowships currently total more than £6M.
We are a member of the Scottish Informatics and Computing Science Alliance (SICSA), a collaboration of Scottish Universities whose goal is to develop and extend Scotland's position as a world leader in Informatics and Computer Science research and education.
- Formal Analysis, Theory and Algorithms (FATA)
- Glasgow Systems Section (GLASS)
- Human Computer Interaction (GIST)
- Information, Data and Analysis (IDA)
The vibrant research culture of the School strongly encourages cross-disciplinary collaboration with each research group running its own seminar series as well as contributing to a weekly research forum.
Start dates are set by both the supervisor and the department. As such some PHD options will have fixed start dates (likely January/October) and others have a rolling intake. For more details please contact the relevant department.
Information for international students
Fees and funding
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Qualification and course duration
MSc by research
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