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PhD Computer Science (CDT) / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
Doctor of Philosophy
Duration
48 months
Entry requirements

The standard entry requirement for this programme is a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree or international equivalent in a relevant science or engineering discipline.

Whilst the most common first degree is Computer Science, we also consider students with backgrounds in an appropriate subject for the intended research (e.g. mathematics, physics, engineering and medicine).

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply online

Programme options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
PhD Y N N N

Programme description

The Centre for Doctoral Training in Computer Science is a division of the School of Computer Science at the University of Manchester. Further details can be found on the CDT programme webpages .

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • PhD (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): TBA
    International students (per annum): £22,000

Scholarships/sponsorships

Each year the School provides a number of studentships, predominantly for UK and EU nationals. These studentships pay tuition fees and a stipend to cover living expenses for three years. Whilst funding for international students is limited, the School sometimes offers funding (usually a contribution to tuition fees) to international PhD students with an exceptional academic background, or who have secured partial funding. Further information about Computer Science funding opportunities can be found in the funding section of our website .  

In addition to School level funding, Project Studentships are often available at various points throughout the year. The Project Studentships are attached to specific research projects taking place in the School and are usually fully funded by the EPSRC, other Research Councils or Industry. They typically pay tuition fees and maintenance for three years. A list of current project studentships is available on our project studentship page .

Contact details

Academic department
School of Computer Science
Contact name
PGR Admissions Officer
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 0699
Facsimile
+44 (0)161 275 6200
Email
Website
http://www.cs.manchester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/programmes/cdt/
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