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Data privacy and Cybersecurity

Cardiff University

36 months
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About

Focus your studies on Data privacy and Cybersecurity through our Computer Science and Informatics research programmes (MPhil, PhD) from Cardiff University.

Overview

Studying for a PhD or MPhil in the area of Data privacy and Cybersecurity, at Cardiff University, 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.

Programme Structure

Research area:

  • Our research covers a number of evolving, state-of-the-art topics, many of which are listed as priorities in our research:
  • Data privacy and cybersecurity

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Research proposal
  • Your research proposal should be no longer than 500 words (unless applying for a specific, advertised research project, in which case, provide the project title and description), and you should include:
  • a summary of your chosen research area, which briefly describes the state-of-the-art and lists the shortcomings and questions that your study will address
  • an outline of the methods and techniques that you propose applying
  • the name of a prospective supervisor (or a list of prospective supervisors), and a description of how your proposal relates to their research interest and expertise (note that your application will not be considered without this)
  • a list of references that you have cited in the above
  • upload an example of previous work, such as a journal or conference paper that you have contributed to, or a chapter of a dissertation from your MSc or undergraduate degree.
  • Telephone Interview

Tuition Fee

Tuition fees status is determined during the processing of applications, so we are unable to confirm this in advance or advise on fees status decisions.

Living costs for Cardiff

628 - 1066 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Self-funded researchWe welcome applications if you are self-funded or have funding from other sources, including government studentships or your employer. You should review our research areas and priorities to make sure that we have similar interests.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Data privacy and Cybersecurity
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