Research course

Computer and Information Sciences - Research

University of Strathclyde · Department of Computer and Information Sciences

Entry requirements

We look for a first or 2:1 UK Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in a computer sciences discipline from a recognised academic institution.

If English isn't your first language, you'll also need to have an IELTS score of 6.5 as proof of English proficiency.

Months of entry


Course content

You can study an MPhil over the course of one year or a PhD over the course of three years here in Scotland.

You also have the option of studying a PhD in Saudi Arabia over three years, four years or five years.

Part-time study is available too.

You can study either option in any of our eight research groups:

The Digital Health & Wellness research group in the Department of Computer & Information Sciences at the University of Strathclyde has been awarded eight Masters scholarships by the Digital Health & Care Institute (DHI) under the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) Highly Skilled Workforce (HSW) programme.

For more information please see the course page.

Information for international students

Please see the English language requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,195 p/a
International students
EU £4,195 p/a Non EU £16,000 p/a

Find out more about the scholarships.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
72 months


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Computer and Information Sciences
0141 548 3189