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The award
PhD

How long you will study
3 - 4 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 4195 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 16000 per year

All study options

About Computer & information sciences at Faculty of Science, University of Strathclyde

Research opportunities

You can study an MPhil over the course of one year or a PhD over the course of three years here in Scotland.

You also have the option of studying a PhD in Saudi Arabia over three years, four years or five years.

Part-time study is available too.

You can study either option in any of our eight research groups:

The Digital Health & Wellness research group in the Department of Computer & Information Sciences at the University of Strathclyde has been awarded eight Masters scholarships by the Digital Health & Care Institute (DHI) under the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) Highly Skilled Workforce (HSW) programme.

Find out more about the scholarships.

Postgraduate Certificate in Researcher Professional Development (PG Cert RPD) programme 

As part of your PhD degree, you'll be enrolled on the Postgraduate Certificate in Researcher Professional Development (PG Cert RPD). 

This certificate is designed to support you with your research and rewards you for things you'll do as a research student here.

It'll help you improve skills which are important to professional development and employability:

  • the knowledge and intellectual abilities to conduct your research
  • the personal qualities to succeed in your research and chosen career
  • the standards, requirements and conduct of a professional researcher in your discipline
  • working with others and communicating the impact of your research to a wide range of audiences

All you have to do is plan these activities alongside your doctorate, documenting and reflecting your journey to success along the way.

Find out more about the PG Cert RPD programme.

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Notes about fees for this course

Fees & funding

Fees

All fees quoted are per academic year unless otherwise stated.

Here are our fees for 2017/18:

Scotland/ EU

  • £4,195 (full-time)

Rest of UK

  • £4,195 (full-time)

International students

  • £16,000 (full-time)

Funding

We have a couple of opportunities for funding available right now through the Economic and Social Research Council and the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

Please contact David McMenemy for more information.

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The fees shown are annual and may be subject to an increase each year.

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