Taught course

Mathematics of Cryptography and Communications

Institution
Royal Holloway, University of London · Department of Mathematics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

The normal requirement is a first class or 2.1 honours degree with mathematics as a main field of study from a UK university or an international equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Compulsory courses:
Cipher systems, channels, error correcting codes, public key cryptography.
Optional courses:
Field theory, quantum information, network algorithms, combinatorics, symmetry.

Information for international students

International students are welcome and supported.

Fees and funding

Some funding is available, see the programme web page for details.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations75
Dissertation25 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Ms Jenny Lee
Email
maths-msc-admissions@rhul.ac.uk
Phone
01784 443091
Fax
01784 430766