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Computer Science

University of Tennessee Knoxville

24 months
Duration
31798 USD/year
13380 USD/year
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About

The PhD is offered with a major in computer science. Exceptional students holding the bachelor’s degree may be admitted to the doctoral program without first obtaining a master’s degree. The Computer Science program is offered by the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

Overview

Education

Satisfactory performance on a comprehensive examination administered by the student’s committee. The exam results are reported to the graduate committee for approval and the exam is filed in the department. The comprehensive exam is given when the student is ready to apply for admission to candidacy. 

The comprehensive examination consists of both written and oral parts. The written part includes a complete review of the literature in the student’s dissertation topic and a review of the major tools to be used in the dissertation work, and proposed research. The student’s committee may require additional written sections. 

The student must demonstrate a mastery of the dissertation area, ability to think analytically and creatively, skill in using academic resources, and ability to complete the dissertation satisfactorily. 

The oral part of the comprehensive examination consists primarily of a professional presentation of a proposal for dissertation work and its defense. The committee may cover additional topics in the oral part. The Computer Science program is offered by the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Systems Organization
  • Software Systems
  • Foundations
  • Algorithms

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The completed online Graduate Application for Admission 
  • A non-refundable application fee 
  • One unofficial transcript from all colleges and universities attended submitted on-line at the time of application to the Graduate School
  • The submission of official transcripts and degree certificates
  • Departmental application
  • Reference letters or rating forms

Tuition Fee

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    31798 USD/year
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  • National

    13380 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 13380 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Knoxville

885 - 1454 USD /month
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