Department of Software and Computing Systems
Department of Software and Computing Systems

PhD Programme in Computer Science

 Information about the current PhD programme in Computer Science can be found here.

 Next section contains information about the old outdated programme in which enrolment is no longer possible.

Outdated programme APLICACIONES DE LA INFORMÁTICA (R.D. 1393/2007)

This doctoral programme is a continuation of the previous programme also called Aplicaciones de la Informática (R.D. 778/1998), which has won the following awards:
  • «Mention of Quality» conceded by the Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia for courses 2005-2006 (BOE, 14/07/2005 Ref. MCD-2005 00095), 2006-2007(BOE, 30/08/2006 Ref. MCD-2005 00095), 2007-2008 (BOE, 12/10/2007 Ref. MCD2005-00095) and 2008-2009 (BOE, 12/11/2008 Ref. MCD2005-00095).
  • Programme with funding for teachers mobility from the Dirección General de Universidades, Secretaría de Estado de Universidades e Investigación, Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia for courses 2005-2006 (BOE, 16/01/2006 Ref. DCT2005-00452), 2006-2007 (BOE, 12/01/2007 Ref. DCT2006-00571-P), 2007-2008 (BOE, 02/07/2008 Ref. DCT2007-00223-p) and 2008-2009 (BOE, 12/01/2009 Ref. DCT2008-00094).
  • Programme with support for expenses related to programme development for course 2005-2006 (BOE, 16/01/2006 Ref. DCS2005-00296).

Overview

  • Research areas
  • Global objectives of the programme
  • Procedures for making complaints, demands or suggestions
  • Scholarships
  • Information on procedures for doctoral theses defense at Doctoral & Postgraduate Studies Center (CEDIP) web page.
  • The PhD Programme Aplicaciones de la Informática (R.D. 1393/2007) is divided into two periods:
    1. Training period (60 ECTS credits)

      Since academic year 2009-2010, the training period consists of taking the University Master's Degree in Computing Technologies.

    2. Research period

      For the research period, the student must choose one of the four research lines proposed for the PhD Programme. Finally, and after the defense of the doctoral thesis, he/she will obtain the doctorate degree from the University of Alicante.

      Thei research areas and their correspondent research groups are:
      Research areaResearch group
      Human Language TechnologiesGPLSI, Transducens
      Web Engineering and Business IntelligenceIWAD, Lucentia, WaKe
      Pattern Recognition and Machine LearningGRFIA
      Digital Libraries and e-learningTransducens

      Pre-registration for the research period for academic year 2013-2014:
      More information in September
      Admission criteria:
      The Doctoral Commission will study the records of the students who are applying for the pre-registration process and decide on the admission according to the student's curriculum and the Master taken. Students who completed the University Master's Degree in Computing Technologies will be admitted automatically; in other cases, the Commission will evaluate the affinity of each master and will recommend or require the performance of seminars or additional courses to meet the minimum knowledge required.
      Registration for academic year 2013-2014:
      More information in September
  • Quality warranty for the programme: The Doctoral Commission will watch over the quality of the programme. In order to improve the quality of the programme, the Doctoral Commission will evaluate it throughout:
    • satisfaction surveys to the students
    • studying the relationship between graduated and enrolled students
    • monitoring the employability of graduated students
    Further notice related to the PhD programme will be communicated to the students by email and throughout this website.

  • PhD Programme Coordinator:

    Juan Antonio Pérez Ortiz
    965 903400 ext. 2980
    director.doctorado@dlsi.ua.es

Academic years

  • 2010-2011:

    • Regarding the new PhD programme Aplicaciones de la Informática (R.D. 1393/2007):
    • Regarding the previous PhD programme Aplicaciones de la Informática (R.D. 778/1998):
      • Important deadlines:
        Enrollment in supervised research work (not teaching) academic year 2011-2012
        Last opportunity to obtain the DEA academic year 2011-2012
        Thesis defence (in the programme R.D. 778/1998) academic year 2014-2015
      • Grants for Cuban PhD students staying in Alicante.

  • 2009-2010:

    • Regarding the new PhD programme Aplicaciones de la Informática (R.D. 1393/2007):
      • The teaching period consists of taking the University Master's Degree in Computing Technologies, which starts this year.
    • Regarding the previous PhD programme Aplicaciones de la Informática (R.D. 778/1998):
      • No PhD programme will be available this year and this is the last one on which you can be registered at the supervised research work (12 credits), which is necessary to obtain the Advanced Studies Diploma (DEA).
      • Important deadlines:
        First registration to the supervised research work academic year 2009-2010
        Last opportunity to obtain the DEA academic year 2011-2012
        Thesis defence (for doctoral programme R.D. 778/1998) academic year 2014-2015
    • 2009-2010 scholarships to help foreign doctoral students staying in Alicante
        » Doctoral scholarships for foreign students resolution

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Last updated: 2014-02-25