MSc in Computer Science - Focus on Cyber Security


Program Description

Become an Information Security Expert

What is the biggest information technology trend of the 21st century? What do servers, sensitive customer data, company networks and the technologies of industry 4.0 have in common?

They are under constant attack by cybercriminals, viruses, and malware and need to be protected around the clock. The security of information and the analysis and management of such risks are more important than ever.

Our new Master’s programme aims to educate a new generation of Information Security specialists who do not only possess profound IT knowledge but also know how to design and implement security systems and measures in different business environments.

Students receive a well-rounded Computer Science education that focuses on all aspects of information security, such as Security Technologies, IT Security Management, and Data Analysis.

Modules on current topics like Blockchain, DevOps and Cryptocurrencies and a range of hands-on projects complement the Master of Science curriculum and turn our graduates into experts that are in high demand.

Content, Objective and Course Structure

Our Computer Science students are more than just IT specialists. They know about relevant business processes as well as legal foundations of data security. They have the project management skills to plan security implementations and the communication skills to educate company staff about potential cybersecurity risks. With their business expertise and their range of soft skills, the Master students are managers that modern organizations are looking for.

Knowledge, methods, experience, and personality

Professional, social, methodological and practical skills: thanks to the newly developed curriculum, our study programme provides you with comprehensive skills. The international profile of our university and the intercultural character of our student body strengthen your personality. SRH offers you the ideal conditions to thrive in a multicultural world.


  • Programming
  • Security Technologies
  • Information Security Management Systems
  • Tools & Methods of Data Analysis
  • Penetration Testing
  • IT Service Management & DevOps
  • Software Development Process
  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies
  • IT Revision & Audit
  • Technology Project I
  • Technology Project II
  • Technology Project III
  • Company Project I
  • Company Project II
  • Company Project III
  • Business Game
  • International Commercial Law
  • Scientific Work
  • Internship
  • Thesis

Career Perspectives

Advance your career with a Master's degree

Computer Science graduates are qualified for demanding positions in IT management, IT governance and Information Security.

As Information Security Specialists they are able to take up employment in:

  • Public Institutions and Central Banks
  • Financial Institutions
  • Risk Analysis Companies
  • Consultancies

Pursue a doctor’s degree

The degree in Computer Science prepares you for a leading position in a company, an academic career or a Ph.D.

NEW: Scholarships for Indian Students for the March 2019 intake

SRH Hochschule Berlin is launching a new scholarship scheme for Indian students who will start their Master’s degree this upcoming March 2019 intake. The university is awarding a total of 10 merit-based scholarships for new students in the following programmes:

  • M.Sc. Computer Science - Focus on Cyber Security
  • M.Eng. Engineering and International Business – Focus on Renewable Energy, Water and Waste Management

Scholarship holders will benefit from 50% reduction in their monthly tuition fees. Application deadline is 30 November 2018.

Last updated Sep 2018

About the School

SRH Hochschule Berlin- being as international as its location - is state-approved and accredited by the scientific advisory council. You will study in the center of Berlin, at the Ernst-Reuter-Platz n ... Read More

SRH Hochschule Berlin- being as international as its location - is state-approved and accredited by the scientific advisory council. You will study in the center of Berlin, at the Ernst-Reuter-Platz named after the first governing mayor of Berlin. Read less