Research course

Data and Knowledge Engineering

Cardiff University · Cardiff School of Computer Science

Entry requirements

For entry requirement please see our website.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

Studying for a PhD or MPhil in the field of Data and Knowledge Engineering you will investigate new models and techniques of knowledge and information use. Recent projects have involved healthcare (secure access to necessary information in a multidisciplinary care team), Biodiversity (managing the integration of information from observations of species) and Geoinformatics (combining formal geospatial data with Web 2.0 sources).

The group makes use of both dedicated and GRID resources to conduct its research and has recently established a Security & Privacy Laboratory for use in research, in teaching and in industrial engagement. The research staff in this field continue to have a diverse range of industrial and academic partners.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
60 months


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

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