Research course

Computer Science

Institution
University of Warwick · Department of Computer Science
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) and preferably an MSc in a related subject.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The department continues its policy of vigorous growth in its main research areas. The research has a strong theoretical foundation upon which is built a variety of activities and also cross-disciplinary approaches to research are encouraged. Equipment base includes specialised hardware, a full complement of networked Linux PCs and new multimedia research facilities, SRIF funded. The department has links with a number of UK and overseas universities and companies including IBM, MOD, Defense Advanced Research Project Agency, the US Navy and NASA, Oxford GlycoSciences Ltd, Sony Broadcast and Professional (Europe) and the Forensic Science Service.

Areas for PhD supervision

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. 

Department specialisms

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

English Language requirement: IELTS 6.5, Band A. For more guidance on English language requirements please visit this page.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,270 (full-time)
International students
£21,770 (full-time)

For more information on funding please visit our Postgraduate fees and funding page.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
Up to 84 months
full time
36-48 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgadmissions2@warwick.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)24 7652 4585