Computer science

Study computer science and make your mark on the future.

Our courses provide you with the foundation knowledge and industrial experience you need to create mobile applications, learn about advances in cyber security, drive web development and originate business solutions.

Informed by research conducted in the Surrey Centre for Cyber Security, our undergraduate degrees are recognised by the UK government’s National Cyber Security Centre, plus other leading research groups.

And our courses are ranked 1st in the UK for information technology and systems by the Complete University Guide 2023.

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Students and graduates


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.

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.  

Statistical machine learning for medical imaging

Funding information:
UK tuition fee  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)