Research courses

If you are interested in contributing to computer science then we offer individually tailored research projects as part of our PhD course. This will provide you with a unique experience in which you will study to become an expert in your chosen field.

What we are researching

We have a number of research areas within each of the Department's three research centres and groups.

Secure Systems Research Group

  • Authentication and key establishment
  • Cryptographic protocols
  • Privacy-oriented cryptography
  • Signatures and encryption
  • Network security and human factors
  • Wireless and mobile security.

Find a course

If you are interested in doing a PhD with us, please look at the interests of our Department's research groups and get in contact with an academic.

Studentships

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.

Uncertainty quantification in high-dimensional spaces with Bayesian deep learning

Funding information:
Stipend: £16,000 per annum.Fees:  Studentship Fees are covered at UK /EU rates. The studentship is open to both UK/EU students (full award – tuition plus stipend) and international students (partial award - tuition at the UK/EU rate plus stipend). International applicants are encouraged to apply for a fee scholarship to reduce tuition fees to the UK/EU rate.

Computational lighting in video

Funding information:
Funding for this project is available to citizens of the UK. Approximately £25,000 per annum.

Expert support

The Doctoral College supports the academic and professional development of postgraduate researchers to ensure our world-leading research continues to grow. There is also an extensive Researcher Development Programme run at university level.

Facilities

To support our courses we have an extensive set of facilities including computer labs, free software, and a High Performance Computing (HPC) cluster.

Find a supervisor

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