Institute for Digital Technologies

The Institute for Digital Technologies aims to address major technological challenges, with a focus on Big Data, interactive and creative media, communication technologies, cyber security, smart and autonomous systems.

Our academics share professional expertise in postgraduate teaching and a wide range of research projects in networked media, security, automation, healthcare, design, education, sports and transport. Among the key technologies covered by the academics are audio and video signal capture, processing, distribution and rendering, multi-modal signal processing, machine learning, and network and data security techniques. 
The Institute for Digital Technologies is committed to building strong collaborations with academics, researchers and industrial organisations. Some of these partnerships include British Telecom, BT Sport, PTV Group, Chelsea Football Club.

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Our research

The Institute for Digital Technologies incorporates a vibrant, enthusiatic and forward-thinking research community, where world-leading academics, students and researchers work closely together to research the latest advances in digital technologies. Current research within the institute focuses on three key themes: Interactive Media Systems, Networks, Internet of Things and Cyber Security, and Smart Systems.

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Master's degrees

Our Digital Technologies master's degrees are designed for students who wish to gain knowledge and expertise in the latest advances in digital creative media, mobile Internet, advanced 5G networks with cloud systems, cyber security, big data and digital technologies combined with business management.

Each programme incorporates principles and teaching inspired by current research, whilst offering students a chance to partake in development projects and industry-focused work experience opportunities.

PhD and MPhil degrees

By pursuing an MPhil or PhD programme with the Institute for Digital Technologies, you will have the opportunity to work with top researchers and industry leaders, and gain first-hand experience of real life problem solving. Research expertise within the Institute for Digital Technologies include the future of multimedia applications, fully-autonomous smart behaviour, embedded intelligence, cyber security, signal processing and smart systems.

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