Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University

Computing Telecommunications and Network Research

Entry requirements

Applicants need to complete the research degree application form and provide a statement of their initial research ideas (we advise between 1,000-2,000 words, with full referencing to relevant literature).

Course modules

All students are required to undertake an initial training programme leading to a Post Graduate Certificate (PG Cert) in Research Practice during their first year of study, and other appropriate training in later years.

Assessment methods

Written thesis (normally about 80,000-words). An oral examination with at least 2 specialist examiners is also required. All assessments are in English.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 4,125 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 4,125 per Academic year (EU fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campuses Birmingham B4 7XG West Midlands

Key information

Course Enquiries Team
Telephone number: 
0121 331 5595