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PhD opportunities


Discover our PhD opportunities. We offer flexible modes of study designed to fit your needs.

Fees and funding

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The University allocates around 150 entry awards each year in PhD studentships and bursaries, so there are many ways to access PhD funding.

How we support you

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You'll receive support from our Department and the Doctoral and Researcher College, which is the University of Reading's hub for all doctoral activity.

How to apply for a PhD


Find out about our entry requirements and how to select a topic, identify a supervisor, and make your application.

Life in the Department

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Find out more about day-to-day life as a PhD student in the Department of Computer Science.

Our research


100% of our research impact has been classed ‘outstanding’ or ‘very considerable’ (REF 2021, combining 4* and 3* submissions – Computer Science and Informatics).

Our staff

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Learn about the academics in our Department and find out about their research interests.
Athena SWAN Silver Award