PhDs in high performance computing

EPCC offers the opportunity to study for a PhD in areas related to high performance computing, computational and data science, software sustainability and engineering, data intensive computing


EPCC has a number of EPSRC studentships available for study to commence in 2021 or 2022. For further eligibility information please refer to the EPSRC student eligibility guidance.We also welcome applications for any listed possible PhD topics not directly linked to any of these studentships


See the list of possible PhD topics suggested by members of staff in EPCC. These topics are intended to give PhD applicants an idea of the scope of the work in the centre, and applicants can also suggest their own topic.

In either case, prospective students should contact the potential supervisor (via before submitting an application, and agree a short research proposal, which must be submitted with the application. Supervisors will advise prospective students on the further details of the application process.

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