Department of Computer Science

We are an active department, proud of our reputation as a friendly and supportive environment for our students. We specialise in security and artificial intelligence research.


Study with us

We offer our undergraduate students the chance to do a Professional Training placement where you can work in industry in the UK or abroad, and undergraduate and masters students the opportunity to study abroad. We also have specialist facilities to help you during your studies like our Science Research Investment Fund (SRIF) High Performance Computing (HPC) cluster.

What we are researching

We are involved in a broad range of research areas and projects within the department and across the University.

Industry and outreach

We maintain strong links with business and industry at a number of levels and run a number of different activities for schools and colleges to raise awareness of computing and its applications.

Stay connected


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Excited for this Thursday when Prof Josef Kittler will be taking part in the @SCCS_UniSurrey seminar series talking…
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Looking forward to François' seminar this Thursday, for more details follow @fdupress link below #cryptographic
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Latest blog posts


Eurocrypt 2020

My name is Bruno Sterner and as of October 2019, I am a PhD student in the Secure Systems Research Group....


Cyber Security Winter School 2020

Our PhD students comment on their attendance at the Cyber Security Winter School 2020, held in Newcastle...