Informatics at Sussex is a leading centre for the study of computer science and interdisciplinary applications of computing. We are proud to have a thriving, well-resourced postgraduate community from a wide variety of countries and backgrounds.
School of Engineering and Informatics Doctoral Studentships (2013 entry)
The deadline for applications for this year has now passed.
Note to applicants who applied by 28/2/13: the outcomes are due to be announced in 2 months time (from the deadline).
Computing at Sussex was ranked in the top third of UK universities for research in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE). 95 per cent of our research was rated as internationally recognised or higher, with 70 per cent rated as internationally excellent or higher, and one-fifth rated as world leading.
Computing at Sussex has excellent teaching and facilities and was ranked 22nd in the UK in The Times Good University Guide 2013 and The Guardian University Guide 2013.
We have many successful business collaborations, enabling our taught courses to be informed by industry and facilitating exciting research.
Our graduates are highly employable with over 85 per cent entering employment in IT and related industries. Our American Express-sponsored Masters courses have a strong record of employment opportunities and many graduates go on to work with American Express.
Our portfolio of postgraduate degrees is designed to meet the needs of students who want to develop a career in the IT industry and those wishing to move into academia or a research career.
We provide an intellectually stimulating environment with research in areas including pervasive computing technology, digital media and graphics, human-computer interaction, adaptive systems and artificial life, cognitive systems, natural language processing, and artistic and creative systems.