PhD Programme

The Supervisors are extremely helpful in guiding, motivating and inspiring the students they advise”
Muhammed Bello Abdulazeez
nd year PhD

The Department of Computer Science is proud to have been identified as being one of the Top Three UK centres for Computer Science related published research. As you would expect, the department has an inspiring research environment which attracts world class academics and ambitious students. Studying for a PhD within the department ensures you are supervised by leading world experts and have access to some of the very best facilities. The Department has a tradition of cutting edge interdisciplinary projects that combine pioneering theory with exciting practical impact, much of which is in collaboration with many international industrial partners.  

Full details of the Computer Science MPhil/PhD.

Our postgraduate research community

We have a large postgraduate research population and offer a wide range of specialities that few universities can match. Our current PhD research topics are diverse and include agent technology, complexity theory & algorithms, economics & computation and Logic & computation.

Liverpool is the ideal city for students. You have many options to explore…My Advice to others? - Apply!”
Grammateia Kotsialou
nd Year PhD Student

Training and development

As well as academic research, our students also take part in a rich and extensive practical training programme designed to not only strengthen their research skills but to ensure they are a step ahead in the jobs market with the very highest employability.  


PhD students

You can hear from our students directly about their PhD experience  

Find out about PhD funding and how to apply