Research course


University of Sussex · School of Engineering and Informatics

Entry requirements

You’re normally expected to have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.

Your qualification should be in a subject relevant to your chosen area of research. You may also be considered for the degree if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Months of entry

January, May, September

Course content

Research is led by scientific curiosity and motivated by social, economic and industrial needs. We have strong links with local and national industry – not least because most practical problems demand an interdisciplinary approach.

As a research student, you're associated with one or more research groups in the Department of Informatics:

We welcome research proposals in all of the areas our faculty specialise in. Our interdisciplinary research involves key roles in the Centre for Computation Neuroscience and Robotics (CCNR), the Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science and the Sussex Humanities Lab.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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