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School of Computer Science and Informatics

We are a research-led school in one of the UK’s premier universities with a reputation for excellent teaching and for providing real-world relevant courses.


Study with us. Discover our range of relevant degree programmes which are shaped by our leading, multidisciplinary research.


Find out about our world-class research in complex systems, data and knowledge engineering and visual computing.

Screen of potential cyber security threats

Centre for Cyber Security Research

Cardiff University’s Centre for Cyber Security Research (CCSR) is a leading academic research unit for cyber security analytics.

National Software Academy

National Software Academy

A centre of excellence for software engineering education in Wales and part of the School of Computer Sciences and Informatics.

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Data Science Academy

The Data Science Academy is a hub for data-intensive science set up to educate the next generation of experts in the field.

REF assesses the quality of research in UK higher education institutions. The impact of our research and environment in which we work at Cardiff University were integral to our REF 2021 submission.