Computing research degrees

An overview of our postgraduate research in computing and entry requirements for PhDs and other research degrees.

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Computing research at Dundee is focused on transforming lives, locally and globally. We create research leaders that tackle global problems that can empower society through technology.

We accept PhD applications that tackle research challenges based on the expertise of our research group:

  • Computer science and informatics - Research and collaboration spanning a range of areas including artificial intelligence, argument technology, medical image analysis, computer vision, and human-centred computing.

Entry requirements

You should have an honours degree at 2.1 or above, and/or a Masters degree in a relevant discipline.

English language requirements

IELTS (overall) Reading Listening Speaking Writing
6.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 6.0


We also accept other English language qualifications

You do not need to prove your knowledge of English if you are a national of certain countries.

Don't meet the English language requirements?

English language programmes

Prepare for university study and benefit from extra English tuition with an English language programme.

Apply for a research degree

Apply for a research degree

You can apply for a PhD or other postgraduate research degree using our Direct Application System.

We have three start dates per academic year.

PhD Computing

PhD Computing (part time)

Computing (non-graduating) (research)

Science & Engineering (non-graduating) (research)

The University of Dundee welcomes applications from disabled students.

Disabled students