Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning and Advanced Computing

Bangor University
4 years
Doctorate / PhD
Scholarships available
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Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning and Advanced Computing

Two fully-funded 4-year PhD scholarships are available to start in October 2020 in the area of Artificial Intelligence machine learning and advanced computing. The PhDs are suitable for graduates with a keen interest in AI algorithms for data analytics, visualisation and image analysis.

The 4-year PhD scholarships, will sit within the UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Advanced Computing (CDT-AIMLAC). The two students will be based at Bangor University, located within the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE). Funding will cover the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees and an annual stipend of £14,750. Additional funding is available for research expenses.

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Admission requirements

Applicants should have at least a 2:1 degree in computer science, mathematics or electronic engineering (with substantial programming), or closely related discipline. You must have excellent programming skills and interest in AI, machine learning and advanced computing and one of the topics, above. You should have an aptitude and ability in computational thinking and methods (as evidenced by your degree). Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed around the second half of February to the beginning of March.

We welcome applications by UK/Home and EU nationals. To qualify as a UK/Home applicant, prospective students must have been ordinarily resident in the UK for three years immediately prior to the start of the award, with no restrictions on how long they can remain in the UK. Residence in the UK that is solely for the purpose of education will only count towards these three years if the candidate is an EU national.

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Program content

  • Automated optimisation of industrial X-ray Computed Tomography
  • Learning from Badly Behaving Data.
  • Developing Artificial Intelligence Techniques to Improve Hydrological Model Regionalisation.
  • Automated data cleaning, analysis and visualization from smartphone captured data for climate change.
  • program & Curriculum Analytics.

Course content is for guidance purposes only and may be subject to change.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.


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Upon successful completion of the program, students will earn a PhD.

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Bangor University

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