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 head of department Helen Treharne has been part of the team that has partnered with social enterprise Smartify:…
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Sotiris Moschoyiannis gave an invited talk on Wednesday this week at the newly established Intelligent Transport Cl…
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Exciting news! Brijesh Dongol and Santanu Dash have been awarded a project (2019-20), FaCT: Faithful Composition of Trust. Value: £200k!
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New opportunities to join our CS department and make difference!

Latest blog posts


CS Seminar: Olga Isupova (University of Oxford), “Dynamic topic models for video analysis and scene understanding” 2pm, Thu. 11th April

Dear all,   You are invited to the CS Department Seminar on “Dynamic topic models for video...


Surrey CS PhD student presented work at DisCoTec 2017 workshop ICE

Author: Nurulhuda A Manaf (PhD Student) The 12th International Federated Conference on Distributed Computing...