Research courses

If you are interested in contributing to computer science then we offer individually tailored research projects as part of our PhD course. This will provide you with a unique experience in which you will study to become an expert in your chosen field.

Find a course

If you are interested in doing a PhD with us, please look at the interests of our Department's research groups and get in contact with an academic.


Fully-funded PhD Studentships in Computer Science

Funding information:
UKRI stipend (£16,062 from October 2022) plus £3,000 per annum for full-time students; 50% of these amounts for part-time students. Tuition fees are also covered. £3,000, total, to support conference attendance and other relevant costs.  

Fully-funded PhD Studentships for specified projects in Computer Science

Funding information:
Each PhD studentship comes with UKRI stipend (£16,062 from October 2022), plus £3,000, per annum, and tuition fees covered, for 3.5 years full-time or 7 years, at half rates, part-time. A £3,000 budget is also provided for research expenses. This is for UK, and settled EU, candidates - international candidates are welcome to apply but will need to cover the difference between UK and overseas fees.

Machine learning meets sequential Monte Carlo methods

Funding information:
UK tuition fees Enhanced UKRI stipend at £19,062 p.a. (2022/23 rate) Research Training Support at £1,000 p.a. Personal Computer (provided by the Department).

Expert support

The Doctoral College supports the academic and professional development of postgraduate researchers to ensure our world-leading research continues to grow. There is also an extensive Researcher Development Programme run at university level.

Students working on computers in the library


To support our courses we have an extensive set of facilities including computer labs, free software, and a High Performance Computing (HPC) cluster.

Find a supervisor

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