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Computer Science, Integrated, Ph.D.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #141 (QS) ,
Computer Science, Integrated PhD at  Newcastle University combines taught computer science modules with research. It gives you an opportunity to make a unique contribution to computer science research. You will work within a research group, guided by experts and supported by a team of advisers.

About

Computer Science, Integrated PhD at  Newcastle University  allows you to match your studies with your interests. You can choose from a wide range of modules and select your own focus for your final project.

Research

Based in the School of Computing Science, our research reflects our strengths, capabilities and critical mass. Research supervision is available under our six research areas:

  • Advanced Model-Based Engineering and Reasoning (AMBER)
  • Digital Interaction Group (DIG)
  • Interdisciplinary Computing and Complex BioSystems (ICOS)
  • Scalable Computing
  • Secure and Resilient Systems
  • Teaching Innovation Group

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: The course starts in September. There is no application closing date for this course.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 96 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

As this is an integrated PhD you will complete taught modules and receive support from our doctoral training centres, Faculty Training Programme and Research Student Support Team.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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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).

A 2:1 honours degree and/or a merit master's degree, or international equivalent, in computer science or a related discipline such as:

  • engineering
  • systems engineering
  • mathematics

We also value relevant industrial computing experience and transferable skills.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    22710 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22710 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National Applies to you

    4350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4350 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
EU
  • Full time: £4,350
  • Part time: £2,175
International
  • Full time: £22,710

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

  • 560 - 1000 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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