University of Bristol

Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science is an international centre of excellence, located in the Merchant Venturers Building in the centre of Bristol, along with the Departments of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Engineering Mathematics. This brings together the research in computing, communications, electronics and photonics within the University. As a city, Bristol has one of the largest concentrations of high-technology industry in Europe. Computers, communications and microelectronics are well represented, alongside digital media, computer games and electronic commerce. The department has close relationships with many of these organisations via collaborative projects, staff secondments and visiting industrial staff.

Sponsorship information

A number of funded studentships are available each year, supported by research council, industrial, University or other funds. Check the faculty website for a list of currently available funded projects or go to Self-funded or sponsored students are also very welcome to apply.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time GBP 4,235 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time GBP 9,235 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time GBP 20,700 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time GBP 2,118 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 6 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clifton Campus BS8 1TH South West

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