Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Distributed and Scientific Computing

The following research areas are available: augmented and mixed reality, cell planning and spectrum assignment for 3G and 4G mobile systems; computational spectral theory and inverse problems, computational steering, grid-based, parallel and distributed computing and pervasive computing, heuristic, meta-heuristic and evolutionary search for combinatorial optimisation, mesh networks, naturally viewed 3-dimensional displays, data analysis and signal processing, problem-solving and immersive visualisation environments, remote rendering, stochastic modelling of information propagation in opportunistic communication networks, wireless LAN systems, e.g. WiMax.

Entry requirements

Either a 2.1 Honours degree or a Master's degree with a distinction in the research dissertation, in computing or a related subject; degree-level mathematics (or equivalent) is required for research in some project areas; applicants whose 1st language is not English need IELTS 6.5, with at least 6.0 in each area.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 4,062 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 17,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
MPhil Full-time £ 4,062 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MPhil Full-time £ 17,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cathays Park Campus Cardiff CF10 3AT Wales

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Telephone number: 
029 208 70084