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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)

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. This is a 10 session course and must be taken with W310Am05 in week 3.


Course dates

28 Jul 2024 to 03 Aug 2024

Course duration

2 weeks

Apply by

23 Jun 2024

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: 10

Course code