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Royal College of Art: Computer Science MPhil/PhD

Institution Royal College of Art
Department Computer Science Research Centre
Telephone 020 7590 4444
Study type Research


The Computer Science Research Centre welcomes postgraduate students (MPhil/PhD) from a wide range of cross-disciplinary backgrounds to address strategic needs in priority research areas such as Computer Graphics and Visualisations, Smart and Interactive Technologies, Artificial Intelligence, and Information Systems. Interdisciplinary projects that try innovative techniques and approaches and industry partners that can provide real-world impact and evaluation opportunities are highly encouraged.

The Computer Science Research Centre at the RCA launched January 2020, part of the RCA ambition to bring Art and Design and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) together to solve the global challenges of today.

Programme details PhD: 3–4 years (full time), 6–7 years (part time) MPhil: 2–3 years (full time), 4–6 years (part time)

About the RCA The Royal College of Art, is an internationally renowned art and design university, providing students with unrivalled opportunities to deliver art and design projects that transform the world.

A small, specialist and research-intensive postgraduate university based in the heart of London, the RCA is a high performing institution, a radical traditionalist in a fast paced world. The RCA's approach is founded on the premise that art, design creative thinking, science, engineering and technology must all collaborate to solve today's global challenges.

In March 2021 the RCA was named the world’s leading art and design university for the seventh consecutive year in the QS World University subject rankings.

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