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Institute for Digital Technologies, Ph.D.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #222 (QS) London, United Kingdom
The Institute for Digital Technologies aims to address major technological challenges, by focusing on six primary themes: Big Multimedia Data, Interactive 3D Media, Cybersecurity, Smart Living, Green Digital Technologies and Advanced 5G Systems.The Institute for Digital Technologies programme is offered by the Loughborough University.
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Overview

The Institute for Digital Technologies provides exciting cutting-edge research opportunities for postgraduate students. Our PhD students are linked to major companies, have access to extensive research and computing facilities, and participate in large scale international collaborative projects, providing them with exceptional postgraduate research experience.

The Institute for Digital Technologies (IDT) aims to address major technological challenges, with a focus on Big Multimedia Data, Interactive 3D Media, Cybersecurity, Smart Living and Green Digital Technologies, and Advanced 5G Systems.

The recruitment of new PhD students is a continuous process at the Institute. Research students will be closely guided by expert researchers, as well as national and international industrial organisations.

The Institute for Digital Technologies programme is offered by the Loughborough University.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

       Full-time  3 years (PhD), 2 years (MPhil)

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Duration description

       Part-time  6 years (PhD), 4 years (MPhil)

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Our research groups

  • Interactive 3D Media
  • Big Multimedia Data
  • Advanced 5G Systems
  • Big Multimedia Data

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    92

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Our entry requirements are usually based on a 2:1 undergraduate degree (or the overseas equivalent) in a related subject area.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21100 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Funding

A number of scholarships and bursaries are available (dependent on eligibility):

  • Department-specific bursaries
  • Scholarships
  • Professional and Career Development Loans
  • External charities and trusts
  • Studentships
  • Research Council funding

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