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.

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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Our recent research highlight. New protocol backs up WebAuthn credentials and could make the web safer for all:
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Swiss spies with 30 year secret #CryptoAG
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Hold hands across the world with 6G technology #6G
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Cybercriminals attacking US hospitals at a time when they are so essential shows the importance of cyber security…

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...