Research course

Computer and Information Sciences - Research

University of Strathclyde · Department of Computer and Information Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants for the degrees of PhD or MPhil must normally hold a first or second class Honours degree in computer science or related discipline, or an equivalent qualification.

Months of entry


Course content

Research is carried out in a wide spectrum of activities, from systems computer science, software engineering and usability issues, to the management of information. Research is mostly collaborative and sometimes interdisciplinary, involving academic and industrial partners. Funding has come from external sources such as EPSRC, EC and from industry.

Department specialisms

Global Information Management Systems; Software Engineering; Computers in Education; High-performance Technologies; Knowledge and Information Retrieval; Digital Libraries.

Information for international students

Possible scholarships for international students.

Fees and funding

Research Councils, industry, University, EPSRC, EU agencies, industry, e.g. British Telecom, Government Departments.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
48 months


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Dr Anders Claesson
0141 548 3172