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Computer Science and Informatics

Cardiff University

36 months
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About

Studying for a Computer Science and Informatics PhD or MPhil at Cardiff University, offers you the opportunity to become part of a strong, dynamic and internationally successful research school.

Overview

Research in Computer Science and Informatics from Cardiff Universityis all about going beyond current knowledge and technologies to build the computing systems of the future. Technologies we now take for granted, like the web, smartphones, and databases, are all products of past research in computer science and informatics. So what will the future bring?

Features

Researchers here at Cardiff are currently working on new developments in areas like computer graphics, data mining, and ‘intelligent’ mobile systems.

 We hope that our research will enable new kinds of computing applications, products and systems to help people in areas like healthcare, the environment, security and business.

Conducting research in computer science and informatics is exciting and challenging and we offer you the opportunity to work alongside our research staff who are leaders in their areas of expertise. 

They publish widely, edit and review for international journals, act as external examiners both within the UK and internationally, provide consultancy and secure research funding.

Programme Structure

The areas of research we prioritise are:

  • Data privacy and cybersecurity
  • Distributed and parallel systems
  • Human factors technology
  • Knowledge Representation and Reasoning
  • Social computing
  • Text and data mining
  • Quantum technologies and engineering

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Research proposal

  • a summary of your chosen research area, which briefly describes the state-of-the-art and lists the shortcomings and questions that your study will address
  • an outline of the methods and techniques that you propose applying
  • the name of a prospective supervisor (or a list of prospective supervisors), and a description of how your proposal relates to their research interest and expertise (note that your application will not be considered without this)
  • a list of references that you have cited in the above
  • upload an example of previous work, such as a journal or conference paper that you have contributed to, or a chapter of a dissertation from your MSc or undergraduate degree.
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Tuition Fee

Tuition fees status is determined during the processing of applications, so we are unable to confirm this in advance or advise on fees status decisions.

Living costs for Cardiff

628 - 1066 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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