University of Reading

University of Reading

Computer Science

Research areas include: computational issues of perception and reasoning in relation to image interpretation including application to automated CCTV analysis for safety,security and threat assessment; web base agents and services for application areas such as eLearning communities and spaces; and digital identity web dynamics and web semantics; ubiquitous systems and complex systems; adaptive and dependable information systems for enterprise applications and decision support; knowledge engineering; data mining and business intelligence; multimedia and multimodal systems; visualisation; assistive technology; human computer interaction and user interface design including usability and accessibility of computer systems.

Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to have the equivalent of a British 2.1 Honours degree (or above); for all the research degrees, including the MSc, students at the time of application should submit an outline of their proposed research area.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 3,732 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MPhil Full-time £ 12,996 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PhD Full-time £ 3,732 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 12,996 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
MPhil Part-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading Reading RG6 6UR South East

Key information

Postgraduate admissions
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0118 378 5289