Royal Holloway, University of London
Mathematics for Cryptography and Communications
The course covers some of the mathematics behind modern secure information and communications systems; the programme of study specialises in mathematics relevant for public key cryptography, coding theory and information theory.
UK Upper Second Class Honours degree (2.1); or equivalent, in mathematics. English language requirements IELTS 6.5, TOEFL (iBT) 88, or equivalent, for non-native English speaking applicants
Advanced cipher systems; channels; theory of error-correcting codes; public key cryptography; main project; applications of field theory; quantum information theory; network algorithms; advanced financial mathematics; combinatorics; computational number theory; complexity theory.
Coursework, examinations and a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 3,480 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 11,855 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Royal Holloway||Egham||TW20 0EX||South East|
Department of Mathematics