The Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is awarded by the The University of Manchester in recognition of the successful completion of a period of supervised research and training, the results of which show convincing evidence of the capacity of the candidate to pursue research and scholarship and make an original contribution and substantial addition to knowledge.
The results of this research shall then be embodied in a thesis or other appropriate form and must contain material of a standard appropriate for peer-reviewed publication.
Each year the Computer Science Department provides a number of studentships, predominantly for UK and EU nationals. These studentships pay tuition fees and a stipend to cover living expenses for three years. Whilst funding for international students is limited, the Department sometimes offers funding (usually a contribution to tuition fees) to international PhD students with an exceptional academic background, or who have secured partial funding
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Our core Computer Science research is augmented by interdisciplinary research taking place at the interface with discipline areas including:
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DisciplinesComputer Sciences Artificial Intelligence View 57 other Masters in Computer Sciences in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Academic entry qualification overview
The standard academic entry requirement for an MPhil or PhD is an Upper Second Class UK Honours degree or international equivalent in a relevant science or engineering discipline, or a first degree with an additional UK Masters degree or international equivalent.
The school may require a First Class Honours degree or international equivalent for some research projects.
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International24500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24500 GBP per year during 36 months.
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