Department of Computer Science

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



Verification of security and privacy in modern communication protocols

Funding information:
A stipend of £16,000 per annum, tax-free, subject to nationality and residence status. Fees are covered for UK/EU students. Additional fees for international applicants are not covered, but top up funding may be obtained by applying to Surrey University for the Overseas Research Student Awards Scheme studentships (ORS).

Learning, prediction and decision control in complex systems

Funding information:
A stipend of £16,000 per anum subject to nationality and residence status. Fees are covered for UK/EU students (in value of £4,260). Directly funded project (European/UK Students only).

Satellite systems security

Funding information:
Open for EU/UK students only. The appointed candidate will receive a PhD stipend of GBP 20,000 per year for 3.5 years within which the candidate is expected to submit their thesis. This stipend is significantly higher than an average UK PhD stipend. Additional funding is available to support conferences, travel and engagement with the NCC Group.

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Latest blog posts


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...


Surrey CS PhD student presented research at IEEE SSCI 2016 in Greece

Author: Andreas Antoniades (PhD student) The 2016 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence...