Research course

Data Privacy and Cybersecurity

Institution
Cardiff University · Cardiff School of Computer Science
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

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Entry requirements

For entry requirements for this course, please visit: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/research/programmes/programme/computer-science-and-informatics

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 of Computer Science and Informatics 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.
  • a substantial investment in research facilities and infrastructure to support work in this area
  • a 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.

Information for international students

With over 8,500 international students from more than 130 countries, you will be joining a diverse and inspiring academic community.

For further information about our English language requirements, please visit https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/international/english-language-requirements

Fees and funding

For information about fees and funding, please visit: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/research/programmes/area/data-privacy-cybersecurity

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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