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Computer Science Research, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 72 months
    Duration
University rank #33 (QS) London, United Kingdom
The Department of Informatics has a rapidly rising research profile, with increasing numbers of major externally funded projects, a strong publication profile and significant research activity. Our research is organised around our research groups, and you can find details of the range of current research projects and interests on the Department's research pages.
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Overview

If you are interested in joining us to undertake PhD research, you should identify topics and academic staff in your area of interest. If you cannot find your chosen topic or area on our individual research section or subgroup pages, contact a relevant member of academic staff for further information and then follow the application procedure.

This is a medium-sized department with many internationally recognised researchers and visiting academics, large groups of PhD students, research assistants, national and international projects, collaborations with other departments and the School as well as links with industry. We offer an exciting environment and excellent opportunities for research.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Programme structure:
  • The department provides MSc specialist courses that you can attend; School and College induction courses; a week of training per year in transferable and research skills and the opportunity to attend one week EPSRC sponsored courses on career prospects for research students. There is also a centrally provided programme of computing and related skills training.
  • The research students are also encouraged to submit papers to conferences, and we try to provide financial support for them to travel to present their papers.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

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).

General Requirements

  • Bachelors degree with 2:1 honours degree (or international equivalent) in computer science or a closely related subject, and a good background in the area of intended research.
  • Applicants who do not meet the undergraduate requirements but have or are currently studying an additional Masters with Merit (or international equivalent) in computer science or relevant subject may be considered.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22050 GBP per year and a duration of 72 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5300 GBP per year and a duration of 72 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

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