Plymouth University

Plymouth University

The Ph.D. co-operation between the Computer Science Department of Hochschule Darmstadt (h_da) and Plymouth University (PU) has been well-established for more than 20 years.

For a Ph.D. candidate, supervision will be in Darmstadt (1st and 2nd supervisor) and in Plymouth (3rd supervisor). The Ph.D. degree will be granted by the UoP. Ph.D. students regularly exchange research results at Ph.D. seminars in Darmstadt and the annual joint SEIN (Collaborative Research Symposium on Security, E-learning, Internet and Networking). The Ph.D. program undergoes strict quality assurance. Tuition fees apply.

Plymouth University is one of the UK's most prominent and dynamic universities with an educational history dating back to 1862. It is consistently ranged as one of the top three modern universities in the UK, and has over 30,000 students and 3,000 staff members.
The university offers a great quality of life, high-quality teaching, research of national and international excellence, academically rigorous and vocationally strong courses, an outstanding location, and dynamic and innovative approaches to learning.For more information look at this presentation by Prof. Steven Furnell.

Centre for Security, Communications and Network Research

The Centre for Security, Communications and Network Research (CSCAN) is an established research group, comprising staff from the staff from the School of Computing and Mathematics at the University of Plymouth. The principal areas of work at present include the following:
  • Internet and WWW technologies
  • Information Systems Security
  • Mobile technologies
  • Network Management
  • E-Learning.
The NRG has a proven research pedigree, including both collaborative work with industry and participation in European research initiatives. The work has led to many successful postgraduate projects, as well as numerous publications.
The NRG is an academic member of the Open Group and a sponsor of the Internet & E-Commerce Research Register.  

Campus Map

This is an overview of the Plymouth campus. To see more details click on the image.