Skip to main content

Programme structure: Cyber Security (TIPS at Scale) (PhD) - what's running in 2020/21

The MRes is an exit point from the PhD in Trust, Identity, Privacy and Security in Large-scale Infrastructures and may be awarded to students who leave the PhD following successful completion of the first year of study, comprising the units outlined below.

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Teaching Block
Socio-technical Foundations for TIPS-at Scale COMSM0032 50 Mandatory TB-1
Masterclasses and Placements COMSM0031 40 Mandatory TB-2
Resilient Socio-technical Infrastructures COMSM0030 30 Mandatory TB-2
For the purposes of the award of an MRes students will be required to successfully complete a Research Project:
Research Project COMSM0033 60 Optional AYEAR
For the purposes of the exit award of a PGCert students may be required to successfully complete an optional unit:
Trust, Identity, Privacy and Security in Large-scale Infrastructures (MRes)   180      

Progression/award requirements

The assessment of the taught component of a doctoral degree is governed by the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and is assessed separately from the research project. Progression to the research project may be dependent on the successful completion of the taught component - please refer to the relevant handbook for the structure of the particular programme.

The pass mark set by the University for any level 7(M) unit is 50 out of 100.

Exit awards

It may be possible to exit the programme with a taught award. For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Research Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.

Feedback