Computer Science MPhil/PhD - 2018 Entry

Entry Year
2018

Duration
Full time 36 Month(s)

Course Overview

We welcome applications from well-qualified and motivated students for PhD study (three years full-time, four to six years part-time).

You’ll work under individual supervision to become a leading expert in your area, while research training courses will support your learning and help you realise your maximum potential. Annual progress review panels keep your work on track and our seminar programmes and state-of-the-art facilities provide access to ideas and technologies to stimulate your development as a research scientist.

There will be numerous opportunities to collaborate and to present your research nationally and internationally via our extensive research and industrial partnerships. Also, you will have the opportunity to work as a teaching assistant on our taught programmes; a valuable source of experience and income.

We recommend that you visit our website to read the latest information about our research interests and projects, www.lancaster.ac.uk/scc/research. Here you will also find details on preparing PhD proposals, on contacting individual staff and on funding.

  • Course Overview

    Course Overview

    We welcome applications from well-qualified and motivated students for PhD study (three years full-time, four to six years part-time).

    You’ll work under individual supervision to become a leading expert in your area, while research training courses will support your learning and help you realise your maximum potential. Annual progress review panels keep your work on track and our seminar programmes and state-of-the-art facilities provide access to ideas and technologies to stimulate your development as a research scientist.

    There will be numerous opportunities to collaborate and to present your research nationally and internationally via our extensive research and industrial partnerships. Also, you will have the opportunity to work as a teaching assistant on our taught programmes; a valuable source of experience and income.

    We recommend that you visit our website to read the latest information about our research interests and projects, www.lancaster.ac.uk/scc/research. Here you will also find details on preparing PhD proposals, on contacting individual staff and on funding.

  • Course Structure

    Course Structure

    Detailed module information for this postgraduate programme will follow shortly. However, if you have any questions please contact the department.

  • Key Information

    Key Information

    Director of Studies: Dr Gerald Kotonya

    Duration: 36 months, full-time or 48-72 months, part-time

    Entry requirements: Upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent, in an engineering or associated discipline

    IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent

    Assessment: Original research and thesis

    Funding: All applicants should consult our information on fees and funding.

      Further information: Please see our website
  • Fees

    Fees

    Fees

    Full Time (per year) Part Time (per year)
    UK/EU £4,260 £2,130
    Overseas £17,945 £8,973

    The University will not increase the Tuition Fee you are charged during the course of an academic year.

    If you are studying on a programme of more than one year's duration, the tuition fees for subsequent years of your programme are likely to increase each year. The way in which continuing students' fee rates are determined varies according to an individual's 'fee status' as set out on our fees webpages.

    What are tuition fees for?

    Studying at a UK University means that you need to pay an annual fee for your tuition, which covers the costs associated with teaching, examinations, assessment and graduation.

    The fee that you will be charged depends on whether you are considered to be a UK, EU or overseas student. Visiting students will be charged a pro-rata fee for periods of study less than a year.

    Our annual tuition fee is set for a 12 month session, which usually runs from October to September the following year.

    How does Lancaster set overseas tuition fees?

    Overseas fees, alongside all other sources of income, allow the University to maintain its abilities across the range of activities and services. Each year the University's Finance Committee consider recommendations for increases to fees proposed for all categories of student and this takes into account a range of factors including projected cost inflation for the University, comparisons against other high-quality institutions and external financial factors such as projected exchange rate movements.

    What support is available towards tuition fees?

    Lancaster University's priority is to support every student in making the most of their education. Many of our students each year will be entitled to bursaries or scholarships to help with the cost of fees and/or living expenses. You can find out more about financial support, studentships, and awards for postgraduate study on our website.

Research Training

We take care of all of our students at Lancaster University. The Faculty of Science & Technology runs a series of training sessions design to improve your skills and abilities as you undertake a Postgraduate Research degree.

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