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Computer Science, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #178 (QS) ,
The Computer Science PhD at Tecnológico de Monterrey, research-oriented and integrated with the MSc in Computer Science, is designed to train highly qualified computer scientists that, upon completion, strongly contribute to the knowledge in their field.

About

Today’s technological trends require computing systems with great flexibility, capable of adapting to unforeseen and uncertain conditions, and with human-like interaction capabilities. Machine learning, data science and applied mathematics, as well as bio-inspired algorithms are yielding technology that endow a computer system with these capabilities, necessary to transform the 21st century society, economy and environment. The PhD program in Computer Science at Tecnológico de Monterrey aims to give students the necessary skills to play a leading role in this technological trend.

The PhD, research-oriented and integrated with the MSc in Computer Science, is designed to train highly qualified computer scientists that, upon completion, strongly contribute to the knowledge in their field. Both programs are supported by research groups in Intelligent Systems, Bioinformatics, Models of Machine Learning, Industrial Engineering and Numerical Methods, all receiving funds from our institution and from external agencies.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Guided Research
  • Integrated Exam
  • Research Seminar
  • Research Workshop
  • Research Proposal
  • Doctoral Research

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL®PBT score:

  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

Admission requirements:
  • To participate in an academic interview with the program director. 
  • To submit the admission´s application form accompanied by all required documents, and meet the additional program requirements, which will be evaluated by the academic director

Tuition Fee

Funding

In its endeavor to attract the best academic talent to its Engineering Graduate Programs, Tecnológico de Monterrey offers a full tuition scholarship to all candidates admitted as full time students. Furthermore, CONACYT (a Mexican Government Agency that supports higher education) will provide to admitted full-time students a maintenance allowance given that the program has been accredited in the National Quality Graduate Program (PNPC) of CONACYT.

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