Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Computer Science

This course is designed for professionals and graduates who wish to pursue a research career in computer engineering or computer science in industry or academia. Combining subject specific modules with professional skills and a substantial original research project, this course enables students to investigate open-ended research problems and conceptualise, design and implement innovative, cost-effective solutions.

Entry requirements

An 2.1 Honours degree and/or a merit Master�s degree, or international equivalent, in computer science or a related discipline; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent; International applicants may require an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate prior to obtaining their visa and to study on this programme, applicants will be informed of this in the offer letter.

Course modules

Modules include: Advanced computer science; bioinformatics; neuroinformatics; synthetic biology; computational systems biology; computing science; computer security and resilience; computer game engineering; cloud computing MSc.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time £ 4,450 per Academic year (home fees) 48 months
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time £ 15,635 per Academic year (overseas fees) 48 months
PhD with Integrated Study Part-time £ 2,225 per Academic year (home fees) 72 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

Admissions Secretary, School of Computing Science
Telephone number: 
0191 208 8072