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Informatics - ICSA - Computer Architecture, Compilation and System Software, Networks and Communication

The University of Edinburgh

36 months
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24700 GBP/year
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About

The Informatics - ICSA - Computer Architecture, Compilation and System Software, Networks and Communication programme offered by The University of Edinburgh will provide you with academic resources and industry links that are among the best in the world.

Overview

We are home to the UK’s largest group of PhD researchers in the field, and host a Centre of Excellence in partnership with ARM, the world’s largest microprocessor intellectual property provider. We are also a member of the European Network of Excellence on High Performance and Embedded Architecture and Compilation.

While the scope for research is wide, each area is underpinned by our fundamental aims:

  • to extend understanding of existing systems
  • to improve current systems
  • to develop new architecture and engineering methods

Career opportunities:

Our students of the Informatics - ICSA - Computer Architecture, Compilation and System Software, Networks and Communication programme offered by The University of Edinburgh see their degrees as a launchpad for their careers, and many have established themselves as world-class researchers and developers. By joining their ranks, you will be able to make your mark on the next generation of technological innovations.

Academic and business employers actively recruit ICSA graduates, many of whom are now designing the next generation of products for major software developers, or taking the lead in other entrepreneurial ventures.

Programme Structure

Our current research is focused on the areas of:

  • compilers and architectures
  • parallel computing
  • wireless networking
  • processor-automated synthesis by iterative analysis.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • If want to be considered for school funded PhD scholarships you must apply by one of two rounds:
  • Round 1: 27 November
  • Round 2: 29 January

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, typically in an area of informatics, such as artificial intelligence, cognitive science or computer science. You should have experience in computer programming.
  • We may also consider a UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent, in engineering, linguistics, mathematics, philosophy, physics or psychology.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24700 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 36 months.

PhD part-time fees

  •  Overseas: £12,350
  •  Home: £2,250

MSCR FT

  • Overseas: £29,600
  • Home: £9,200

MSCR PT

  • Overseas: £14,800
  • Home: £4,600

MPhil FT

  • Overseas: £24,700
  • Home: £4,500

MPhil PT

  • Overseas: £12,350
  • Home: £2,250

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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