EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training Cloud Computing for Big Data

Why Join Us?

Cloud Computing skills are in demand. Companies around the world are realising the benefits of scalable, dynamic analysis. Those with the right skills can secure a position working with exciting companies anywhere in the world.

The Centre for Doctoral Training in Cloud Computing for Big Data offers a PhD programme that:

  • gives you the skills that leading companies want
  • encourages you to pursue research interests in an exciting field, with expert guidance
  • offers opportunities to build industry experience, through projects and placements
  • challenges you to solve problems as part of a multi-disciplinary team

The four-year programme combines professional and technical skills training, and prepares you to apply these skills in industries that are crying out for cloud computing expertise.

Learn from experts

Our PhD supervisors have extensive research experience as well as insight from working with companies across the globe.

We are also supported by advisors and guest lecturers from industry partners worldwide.

Our off-site retreats give you the chance to present your research work, and get expert feedback.

Gain experience

Your cloud computing expertise will open doors worldwide.

As part of the programme, you will have the opportunity to complete work placements with partner organisations.

You'll work on challenging projects, and pursue valuable research in your field interest.

Solve real problems

Our PhD projects are guided by the issues that innovative organisations face today. Many of our students work directly on projects with our industrial partners, and our building on Newcastle's Helix site is home to many leading high-tech and research firms, exploring:

  • cyber physical systems
  • infrastructure
  • smart grids
  • the city of the future