Ph.D. On Campus

Computer Science

University of Birmingham

36 months
23580 GBP/year
4500 GBP/year
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The School of Computer Science welcomes highly motivated and well qualified graduates to join us to work towards a doctorate in Computer Science from University of Birmingham.


Our work is regularly presented in international conferences and journals, indicating the high standards we achieve in research. At Computer Science from University of Birmingham, we work closely in small teams of researchers embedded within a broad and lively research culture. 

This combination means you get the necessary focus, while keeping an eye on the bigger picture in which your work is placed.


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Programme Structure

Research themes:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Nature-inspired computation
  • Medical Imaging and Image Interpretation
  • Security and Privacy
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Software Engineering
  • Theory of Computation Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

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On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 Honours degree in Computer Science or a subject relevant to the research topic (eg, Mathematics or Physics).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23580 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 23580 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4500 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
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