Deadline: 20 February 2017
Open to: students of UK/EU residency
Scholarship: include fee waiver and a stipend of 16,000 GBP per annum
The Department of Computer Science at the University of Surrey, within the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, has an international reputation for research and teaching. In the National Student Survey of 2015/16, overall student satisfaction was 95%. Research in the department is focussed on two main areas: Nature Inspired Computing and Engineering, and Secure Systems, with Surrey recognised by GCHQ as one of only thirteen Academic Centres of Excellence in Cyber Security Research. Its security related research is focused on protocol analysis, security verification, trusted computing, data privacy, access control, privacy-preserving architectures, vulnerability analysis, distributed ledger technologies, digital forensics, human-centred computing and applied cryptography.
Eligible candidates are the following:
The Studentship consists of a fee waiver and a stipend of 16,000 GBP per annum, and is available to students of UK/EU residency. There are a number of fully funded PhD studentships for suitably qualified UK and EU nationals who can demonstrate the appropriate residency requirements. Other funding opportunities are also available within different research centres. They have received major awards for research from the following:
The application process requires the submission of a CV, two letters of recommendation or contact information of two referees, attested copies of degree certificates and transcripts from all university-level courses taken. More information on how to apply can be found at the following link by clicking on the ‘apply online.’
In addition to the above, as part of your application, you are also required to upload the following documents: