Research course

Computer Science

University of Warwick · Department of Computer Science
MA by research

Entry requirements

2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject.

Months of entry


Course content

Areas for PhD supervision include (by research group):

Human-Centred Computing

  • Intelligent and Adaptive Systems;
  • Social Media;
  • Mobile Technologies;
  • Computer Science Education;
  • Health Informatics;
  • Smart Cities.

Methodologies and Applications

  • Computational Neuroscience;
  • Bioimage Analysis;
  • Digital Forensics;
  • Multimedia Processing and Computer Vision;
  • Intelligent and Adaptive Systems;
  • Machine Learning and Biomedical Text Mining.

Systems and Software

  • High Performance and Scientific Computing;
  • Parallel and Distributed Computing;
  • Communication Networks and Data Science;
  • Software Tools;
  • Fault Tolerant and Reliable Systems.

Theory and Foundations

  • Algorithm Design and Analysis;
  • Approximation, Online Algorithms and Constrained Optimisation;
  • Automata Theory, Model Checking, Sublinear Algorithms and Combinatorics;
  • Verification and Controller Synthesis. 

Information for international students

For guidance on English language requirements, please visit our website.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,191 (estimated)
International students

There are several funding opportunities available for students applying for this course. These include external awards, wider University awards and departmental scholarships. Details can be found here:

Qualification and course duration

MA by research

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
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