The PhD is the primary research degree that can be taken in the Department of Computer Science and Technology. The Cambridge PhD is a three to four-year programme of individual research on a topic agreed by the student and the Department, under the guidance of a staff member as the student's supervisor. All research students are admitted to read for the PhD degree on a probationary basis and will be registered for the Certificate of Postgraduate Study (CPGS) in the first instance. During this year students may do some additional coursework and will write a research report that is likely to form the foundation of the eventual PhD thesis. The CPGS will involve four components:
- Research skills training
- Practical work
- Research report of no more than 10,000 words
- Attendance at a research workshops and research seminars
Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK First class Honours Degree. If your degree is not from the UK, please check International Qualifications to find the equivalent in your country. Applicants must have a first-class honours degree or equivalent; a master's-level degree (or other postgraduate work) is highly desirable. Applicants wishing to apply to undertake a PhD on a part-time basis should refer to the Department's admissions advice for potential part-time students.
Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course
Additional fee information
Between 5 and 10 studentships per year funded by government and industry.