OVERVIEW
OVERVIEW

The degree of Master of Science in Cyber Security is awarded for successfully completing the requirements of a program of study, which includes taught courses as well as thesis. The thesis is an independent investigation of specialized areas within the general field of cyber- and information security and associated disciplines.

The MSc in Cyber Security gives candidates the opportunity to deepen their knowledge in the broad field of Cyber Security and contribute to the process of discovery and knowledge creation through the conduct of original research. Candidates for this degree are taught and supervised by experienced faculty and are expected to demonstrate initiative in their approach and innovation in their work. In addition to successfully completing the taught course component of the program, candidates prepare and present a thesis on their chosen area. Research may be undertaken in several topics corresponding to the areas of focus identified by the University.

Career Opportunities
Program Educational Objectives
Learning Outcomes

A student graduating with the MSc in Cyber Security will be able to:

  • Identify, formulate, and solve advanced Cyber Security problems through the application of modern tools and techniques and advanced knowledge of mathematics and science.
  • Acquire, review and integrate knowledge of contemporary issues in the field of Cyber Security, developing autonomous judgements.
  • Design and conduct experiments, taking responsibility of interpreting results and making decisions based on them.
  • Conduct research projects, document the research methodology and defend the project outcome.
  • Manage individual activities and lead team work in Cyber Security professional context.
  • Consistently and sensibly manage ethical issues emerging in professional activities.
Structure & Requirements