PhD Study at the Department of Computer Science
Are you interested in studying for a PhD in Computer Science at one of the UK's leading universities?The Department of Computer Science at the University of Sheffield is a major site for computer science research in the UK. Our department is a truly international place with academics, researchers and students from all over the world and a thriving research environment with more than 80 full-time and more than 20 part-time PhD students.
Excellence in Computer Science Research
We have a reputation for high research standards and publish much of our work in the most prestigious international journals and leading conferences.
Many of our academics are leaders in their field. This has been acknowledged by the 2008 national Research Assessment Exercise, in which 65% of our research was rated world leading or internationally excellent.
How to Apply
Applicants should have a very good degree in Computer Science or a relevant subject in Science or Engineering. Entry is possible at any time of year.
To apply for our PhD programme, you should first match your interests with those of our research groups and our individual academics. You should then submit an application with a clear statement of your research interests.
Fees and Funding
We offer a number of highly competitive scholarships to top applicants with strong research proposals. For more information please visit our Fees and Funding web pages or contact our PhD administrator.