PhD in Computer Science and Informatics: Complex systems, data and knowledge engineering, or visual computing

Key facts

Application deadline 16 April 2018
Start date 1 October 2018
Duration 3 years
Level of study Postgraduate research
Award type PhD studentship
Number of studentships 3

The PhD Scholarship 2018 is funded by the School of Computer Science and Informatics.


Computer Science postgraduate research

Funding details

Tuition fee support Full UK/EU tuition fees
Maintenance stipend Doctoral stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum
Additional funding offered Funding is provided to cover items such as research consumables, training and travel to conferences. Students can earn additional income supporting the School’s teaching.

Eligibility criteria

Residency Open to all students of any nationality without restrictions (UK/EU and International)
Academic criteria

Applicants must have obtained, or be about to obtain, a First Class or Upper Second Class degree or Master’s degree in a relevant discipline.


Computer Science postgraduate research

Please apply for the PhD in Computer Science and Informatics with an October 2018 start date.

In the “Research Proposal and Funding” section of your application, please specify the project title and supervisors of this project and copy the project description in the text box provided

Please select “No, I am not self-funding my research” when asked whether you are self-funding your research.

Please add “PhD in Computer Science and Informatics: Complex systems, data and knowledge engineering or visual computing” when asked “Please provide the name of the funding you are applying for”.

Submit a research proposal of approximately 500 words with your application. Read about the research groups and the work of individual academic staff to help guide your application. Applicants are encouraged to contact relevant staff to refine and align their proposal with the research strategy of the School before applying.

We reserve the right to close applications early should sufficient applications be received.


Computer Science postgraduate research

Tuition fee discount of £3,400 for eligible Welsh and EU students starting a master’s degree in September 2018.

Eligible research programmes

Eligible research areas