Structured PhD Programme

Immerse yourself in a vibrant community where world-class resources and opportunities await. Explore diverse research areas and unlock the potential of cutting-edge technology and industry partnerships.

PhD student working in a TCD library

As a Ph.D. student in the School, you would be joining a large and vibrant group of over 200 researchers, of which over 150 are Ph.D. students. Trinity College Dublin is the top-ranked university in Ireland and has consistently been ranked in the top 100 universities of the world. Further, we are one of only a handful of Schools of both computer science and statistics and so offer a unique perspective on research in both disciplines. As a Ph.D. student you will have access to world-class researchers, expertise, journals and other publications, and state of the art computing resources.

The School of Computer Science and Statistics collaborates with leading industry players in the disciplines, for example IBM, Intel and Microsoft, and fosters innovation through its many successful start-up companies, such as Havok and the first Irish company to be floated on the NASDAQ, Iona Technologies.

Students have a wide and varied choice of research areas that is conducted through a number of research disciplines.

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Professor Prof. Ivana Dusparic

Programme Director

Department of Education and Skills, the HEA, the Government of Ireland co-funded by the European Union