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Computer Science

  • // UK
  • University/Institute Name University of Leicester
  • Attendance Type On Campus
  • Position Duration3 years
  • Position Funding Type Determined Upon Application Review

Position Details (PhD Program)

Computing at the University of Leicester offers research supervision for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Computer Science.


About the program

PhD students at the University of Leicester complete an independent research project under the guidance of a supervisory team. We offer PhD supervision in Computer Science in areas compatible with the research interests of our academic staff.

Program Structure

Research areas include:

  • Algebraic and Categorical Structures and Methods
  • Algorithm Design, Analysis, and Engineering
  • Creative Computing
  • Deduction, Rewriting, and Transformation
  • Models of Software Intensive Systems
  • Software Evolution
  • Knowledge Discovery and Machine Learning

Admission requirements

Academic requirements

GPA>= Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL iBT>= 80

General requirements

    • You must hold a UK undergraduate (Bachelors) degree with at least first class or upper second class honours or an equivalent qualification from a recognised overseas institution.
    • Research Proposal Form
    • CV
    • Personal statement explaining your interest in the research, your experience, why it is worth doing and why we should consider you.
    • Copies of your Degree Certificates and Marks Transcripts of study already completed and if possible a transcript to-date of any study currently being undertaken.
    • If your documents are not in English please include an official translation.
    • In the reference section please enter the contact details of your two academic referees in the text boxes provided or upload letters of reference if already available.

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