Research course

Data Privacy and Cybersecurity

Institution
Cardiff University · Cardiff School of Computer Science
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

A 2:1 Honours undergraduate degree or a master's degree, in computing or a related subject. Applicants with appropriate professional experience are also considered. Degree-level mathematics (or equivalent) is required for research in some project areas.

Months of entry

January, April, July, October

Course content

Studying for a PhD or MPhil in the area of data privacy and cybersecurity will see you join the School as part of a successful team of researchers with a range of industrial partners and academic collaborators.

Distinctive features

  • Our longstanding, strong and dynamic research culture has given rise to our international reputation for world-class research.
  • The School supports work in this area with a substantial investment in research facilities and infrastructure.
  • Vibrant research culture that includes School and themed seminar programmes and conference/travel opportunities.
  • Dedicated support and training to boost your research-themed knowledge and skills.
  • Examples of our research in cybersecurity include the machine classification of malware in various forms (eg binary executables and web links), mathematical models for the quantification and forecasting of network security risk, security of industrial control systems (eg SCADA systems), and Cloud security.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Administrative Contact
Email
helen.williams@cs.cardiff.ac.uk
Phone
+44 029 2087 5586