New degrees across Arts and Sciences for 2014

Posted on 25/06/2013

From 2014, Royal Holloway will offer a number of new degree programmes for undergraduate students, across the science and arts faculties.

The portfolio of new programmes will include two that highlight expertise in drama and cyber security.  

The three-year BA degree in Drama and Dance |will harness expertise and experience in teaching physical theatre from the top ten-rated Department of Drama and Theatre|. The programme will combine theory of performance-making, study of theatrical texts and the history of different styles of dance and drama, with creative and practical projects to make and perform original work.

Similarly, the BSc in Computer Science with Information Security specialism|, will capture Royal Holloway’s expertise in the cyber security field. The degree will offer a real-world focus, with students receiving a solid grounding in Computer Science| in addition to courses introducing them to highly relevant aspects of information security including network security, malicious software and cryptography.

The Information Security Group (ISG)| is one of the largest and most established security groups in the world. It has received Academic Centre of Excellence status by the UK intelligence agency GCHQ and is recognised by Government and industry, having been selected to form part of the UK’s first Research Institute to investigate the science behind cyber security| and awarded a £4m Doctoral Training Centre in Cyber Security|.

In addition, there will be over 20 new programmes on offer from 2014, including BA Philosophy (single honours),| BA English & History|, BSc Criminology and Psychology| and a series of new Masters programmes focussed on ‘Big Data’| (Data Science and Analytics, Computational Finance and Machine Learning)

More information about the BA Drama and Dance is available here|.

More information about the BSc in Computer Science with Information Security specialism is available here|.

Please note these programmes are subject to validation.

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