Research course

Computer Science By Research

University of Lincoln · Lincoln School of Computer Science
MSc by researchMPhilPhD

Entry requirements

2:2 honours degree in a relevant subject.

Months of entry

October, May, February

Course content

The School of Computer Science offers the opportunity to work alongside academics whose research has been internationally recognised. You will have the chance to work within a supportive community, sharing ideas and experiences with the aim of advancing knowledge.

Research being undertaken in the School includes advancements in imaging technology for the detection and treatment of diseases such as cancer, the design of mobile and social computing platforms for health and wellbeing, and enhancing our understanding of how long-term relationships can be developed between humans and androids.

As a research student, you can benefit from a comprehensive programme of training designed to develop your research skills and methodologies. You will have access to the latest industry-standard equipment and software to aid your investigations, including Oculus Rift, embedded system development and microelectronic engineering design and simulation platforms. A supervisory team of experienced academics is available to provide guidance in publishing your work in journals and presenting at conferences.

Department specialisms

Example Research Areas: Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Device and System Design, Computer Vision and Image/Video Analysis, Medical Image Analysis, Data Analytics, Social Computing, Games and Serious Gaming Applications. For detailed information about the School’s research activity please visit:

Fees and funding

UK students
Full time: £4,600
International students
Full time: EU £4,600 Non EU £15,600

Please see the postgraduate funding page.

Qualification and course duration

MSc by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months


full time
24 months
part time
48 months


full time
36 months
part time
72 months

Further details of qualification

Duration of degree will be determined by the qualification taken and the amount of time students are able to devote to study.

Course contact details

Dr Massoud Zolgharni
+44 (0)1522 837928