University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Computer Science

Research students take a course which provides them with the skills, competencies and wider subject based training necessary to complete their research. Main research groups: cognitive systems; computational systems biology; computer graphics; machine learning; natural language processing; neurocomputing and robotics; speech and hearing; verification and testing.

Entry requirements

A good UK Honours degree or an equivalent overseas qualification in a relevant discipline (not necessarily computer science).

Assessment methods

Assessment is by research project.

Sponsorship information

Research council awards; industrial sponsorship possible.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 6 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Department of Computer Science
Telephone number: 
0114 222 1800