Computing

Computing research

The School of Built Environment, Engineering and Computing hosts two research centres working in this research area; Centre for Cybersecurity Innovation (CSI) and Centre for Research In Computer Science and Applications (CRiCSA). The school offers research degrees (Masters by Research) and doctoral research. There are currently 45 registered research students working in the area of computing and there are 7 research staff associated with funded projects and visiting researchers.

Research in this area covers a variety of topics and application areas. The topics include HCI, artificial intelligence, machine learning, cybersecurity, networks, and image and video processing. Our research is broadly classified under four themes: cybersecurity, healthcare and assistive technologies, and sustainable IT.

Research degrees

Research in computing covers a broad range of topics in four themes – Data Sciences, Sustainable IT, Health and Well-being technologies, and Cybersecurity. We offer research degrees at Masters (MRes) and doctoral (PhD) levels in relevant topics. The research can be in any one of the four themes. The MRes degree is one year full-time or two year part-time. The MRes degree is a good preparation for Doctoral studies. Doctoral research is over 3 years full-time or 5 years part-time. For further information and to discuss research topics, contact the theme lead:

PHD Study

The Graduate School at Leeds Beckett offers a range of options for you to undertake a postgraduate research programme, from Master of Research, through to Master of Philosophy, Professional Doctorates and PhDs.

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