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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 more than £8m each year in PhD studentships and bursaries, and 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 Graduate School, 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

Our experts are active in research covering computing for environmental science, machine learning, data mining, big data analytics, and more.

Our staff

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Learn about the academics in our Department and find out about their research interests.
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