PhD Computer Science

About the course

If you have a good first degree in computer science, engineering, physics, maths, biology, neuroscience or another relevant discipline we have a range of interesting computer science research degree projects at:

  • MSc by Research level (one year full time, two years part time).
  • PhD level (three years full time, six years part time).

You can choose from a range of set computer science research topics or suggest your own area of research.

Please discuss your chosen research topic with a member of our academic staff before submitting an application and list this member of staff on your application.

Contact Prof Volker Steuber by email for informal enquiries.

Application forms should be returned to (preferably by email)


Doctoral College Admissions
University of Hertfordshire
Hatfield
Hertfordshire
AL10 9AB
doctoralcollegeadmissions@herts.ac.uk

Research degrees are not taught programmes, however, programmes of supporting studies are a key element.

90% percent of our research and 100% of our research impact in Computer Science and Informatics at the University of Hertfordshire have been rated at world-leading or internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021.

Teaching methods

Research degrees are not taught programmes, however, programmes of supporting studies are a key element.

The Centre for Computer Science and Informatics Research has four main areas of research:

  • Adaptive systems
  • Algorithms
  • Biocomputation
  • Compiler Technology and Computer Architecture

Sixty percent of our research impact in Computer Science and Informatics at the University of Hertfordshire has been rated at world-leading or internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.

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What’s next for my career?

90% percent of our research and 100% of our research impact in Computer Science and Informatics at the University of Hertfordshire have been rated at world-leading or internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021.

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2023

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