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Computer Science PhD

  • Typically 3 years full time or 5 years part time
  • Year of entry 2021
  • Campus Egham

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

We are renowned in particular for our research excellence in Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Distributed Computing. Our research expertise is shaping the future of those key areas for society and the economy.

In the latest Research Excellence Frameworks (REF, 2014), 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 with companies and organisations, 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 across the world, and the department has earned a Bronze Athena SWAN award for best practice in equal opportunities and our inclusive environment.

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

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