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Computer Science at Royal Holloway is one of the world's leading centres of research in various areas of theoretical and applied computer science.

The department produces extremely high-quality research, as demonstrated by our high ratings in Research Assessment Exercises (RAE) / Research Excellence Frameworks (REF), where we ranked 11th in the UK among more than 80 computer science departments for the quality of our research outputs.

Collaborative research is carried out in many different fields, from finance to the analysis of movie scripts, from computational simulations of epidemics to foundational aspects of probability and logic.

We welcome applications for Postgraduate Research studies from people all over the world regardless of gender, race or religious belief.

In addition to the information below, check our separate page on the topics in which we supervise.

For any information, please contact phd admissions.


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