Computer Science, Ph.D.

Computer Science, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
The Computer Science programme from University of Nicosia will help the holders of the Phd to understand the field and exhibit advanced skills and methods of research associated with the field and thus they will be able to conceive, design, implement and adapt a substantial process of research.

About

Profile of the Computer Science Computer Science programme from University of Nicosia:

The Ph.D. in Computer Science, in line with the general philosophy of Doctoral Degrees, provides the student with:

  • the most advanced knowledge of Computer Science and Information Technologies and Communications
  • the most advanced and specialised skills and techniques, required to solve critical problems in research and/or innovation and to extend and redefine existing knowledge or professional practice in the broad area of Computer Science
  • competences related to substantial authority, innovation, autonomy, scholarly and professional integrity
Learning Outcomes
  • be able to conceive, design, implement and adapt a substantial process of research
  • have made a contribution through original research that extends the frontier of knowledge by developing a substantial body of work, some of which merits national or international refereed publication
  • be capable of critical analysis, evaluation and synthesis of new and complex ideas
  • be able to promote, within academic and professional contexts, technological, social or cultural advancement in a knowledge based society
  • be able to work in Universities, Institutes of Higher Education and Research centers and organizations

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Application Deadlines for European and Local Students - Please call the Office of Admissions

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS 90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
    • Greek
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Doctoral courses are offered.
Examination, Assessment and Grading
The Ph.D. programme entails the following stages:
  • Attendance of a number of postgraduate courses which the Departmental Postgraduate Programmes Committee considers necessary for the student
  • Writing of the research proposal
  • Defence of the research proposal before the Supervisory Team
  • Research work by the student under the guidance of the Supervisory Team and writing up of the Thesis
  • Submission of the Thesis
  • Defence of the Thesis before the Examinations Committee

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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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

  • The minimum requirement for admission into a post-graduate degree programme is a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • English Language Proficiency

Students satisfy the English requirements if their first degree was taught in English. Otherwise, they would need to present a minimum TOEFL score of 550 paper-based or 213 computer-based, GCSE “O” Level with minimum “C” or IELTS with a score of 6.5 or a score placement at the ENGL-100 level of the University English Placement Test. The University offers English courses at various levels to help students reach the required standard for admission to a graduate program.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    4500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    4500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Nicosia

  • 576 - 870 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

The University offers scholarships and financial aid to full-time students, in the form of merit scholarships, need-based assistance, athletics scholarships, and on-campus work-study programmes.

For more information, please visit the programme website.

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