PhDs in Computer Science and Communication Systems
Studying for a research degree is a rewarding and challenging process. As part of our vibrant research community, you will develop the skills you need to enjoy a rewarding career.
The School of Computing and Communications (SCC) at Lancaster University is an international centre of excellence. It was ranked 7th in the UK in terms of "world-leading and internationally excellent" research by the UK government’s REF2014 evaluation. SCC is a research-intensive environment comprising of over 60 academics and 130 researchers, with a grant portfolio exceeding £21m from a wide range of sources including EPSRC, Innovate UK, the EU and industry.
SCC is a diverse, inclusive, and fair working environment with a wealth of expertise covering a vast number of research areas. Our research is divided into nine different research groups. We offer a stimulating multidisciplinary environment that includes enormous opportunities to engage via our interdisciplinary research institutes in Cyber-Security, Data Science and Social Futures, and capitalise on significant new investments including our £42m Health Innovation Campus.