A majority of the research submitted by the group to the last national evaluation was judged to be “world leading”.
The three topics involve quantitative analyses of publication or web data to investigate methods to evaluate research outputs.
The group has a 100% success rate for its previous PhD students.
As a PhD student, you would meet with your director of studies monthly and attend the monthly Statistical Cybermetrics Research Group doctoral forum in which you will hear about others’ research and update them about your work.
You could expect to attend one or two international conferences and publish up to three international journal articles during your studies. You will also benefit from being part of the Research Institute for Information and Language Processing, giving you access to text processing expertise and a joint seminar series of international invited speakers.
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
PhD ideas from any of these areas will be considered, in addition to statistical PhDs that address issues deriving from:
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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You need the following GPA score:
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).
Applicants for a research degree shall normally hold either:
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages.
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