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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


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Cryptography is all around us and has major historical connections. This course explores the mathematics of cryptography. Topics range from simple substitution ciphers and the Enigma machine of the Second World War, to modern approaches such as RSA used in internet encryption. You will need to be confident with basic arithmetic and algebra.


Course dates

30 Jul 2023 to 05 Aug 2023

Course duration

1 week

Apply by

25 Jun 2023

Course director

Academic Directors, Course Directors and Tutors are subject to change, when necessary.


International Summer Programme
Sidgwick Site
United Kingdom

Qualifications / Credits

Credits dependent on home institution

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

Course code