Apply for 2021

Industry funded PhD available

This funded PhD position is a unique opportunity to develop in-depth skills and knowledge that will provide a springboard for your  further career progression. 

COVID-19 advice for applicants and offer holders.

Our CDT programme is full and closed to new applicants wishing to start in academic year 20/21.

However, recruitment will resume from October 2020 when we will start accepting new applications for September/October 2021. Application deadlines and recruitment workshop dates will be published by late September 2020. Details on our recruitment process can be found on the "How to Apply" section.  

You are welcome to contact us  to register your interest in the programme and for further information. 

Professor Awais Rashid 

Entry Requirements

Applicants must hold/achieve a minimum of an upper-second class honours degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant discipline including (but not limited to): computer science, psychology, management, electrical and electronics engineering, civil engineering, criminology and social sciences.

The most critical requirement is a passion for cyber security and the desire to make our connected world secure and hence safe.

Candidates should be willing to work across disciplinary boundaries and inform their research from different disciplinary perspectives.

English language requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English, and whose full undergraduate degree was not taught in an English-speaking country, must hold/achieve a minimum score in an approved English language test as specified in Profile B of the University's English Language Requirements Policy.

Please read the further information about English language requirements and conditions of offer.

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