You will need: a minimum classification of 2.1 in a first degree (or equivalent); and, preferably, a Masters degree (or Masters degree pending); and (if English is not your first language) appropriate English Language qualifications (you will normally be required to achieve minimum IELTS scores of 6.5 or equivalent). You will also need to have the commitment and motivation to undertake a sustained programme of independent and self-directed study and training as a researcher.
Months of entry
Course contentResearch areas in Computer Science include:
data and knowledge management;
health and social care modelling;
high performance Java and virtual multi-language programming environments; modelling and simulation of parallel and distributed systems;
performance optimisations and prediction;
high level message passing interfaces;
clustering and grid computing;
large-scale distributed computing infrastructures (DCIs) such as grids and clouds; science gateways;
and infrastructure interoperability.
Much of our work has an applied focus, with real-world impact. Our teaching and research are closely linked, so that students are able to learn from leading researchers in the field.
Information for international students
If English is not your first language you must demonstrate English language skills to the equivalent of IELTS 6.5 at commencement. We will then expect you to undertake courses to develop your English language competence to the equivalent of IELTS 7.0 in your first year of study.
Fees and fundingPlease find details of fees and the range of funding opportunities (including studentships) available through the University on our website.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Research Admissions
- +44 (0)20 7911 5731