Master in Cyber Security (CSE)

General

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Program Description

Why study Cyber Security (CSE) at EIT Digital Master School?

Cyber Security (CSE) focuses on the study of the design, development, and evaluation of secure computer systems, which are also capable of ensuring privacy for future ICT systems. The aim is to provide students with an understanding of the concepts and technologies for achieving confidentiality, integrity, authenticity, and privacy protection for information processed across networks.

Students will learn the fresh hot topics of the field including blockchain technologies, cryptocurrencies, practical (ethical) hacking, and quantum cryptography.

The curriculum combines the technical major in Cyber Security (Technical major 75%) with a minor in Innovation & Entrepreneurship (I&E) (business minor 25%). You will learn how to bring innovation to the market and how to develop a successful business model. These additional entrepreneurial skills will give you your ticket to a successful career.

How is the programme structured?

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  • Students study in two different European countries.
  • Upon completion, graduates receive two MSc degrees from the two universities they will have studied at and a certificate awarded by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT).
  • The first year is similar at all entry points. All students participate in a 3-day business challenge in digital innovation.
  • 2-week summer school between the first year and the second year.
  • The second year offers specialization and a graduation project. The graduation project includes an internship at a company or a research institute and results in a Master thesis with a strong innovation and entrepreneurship dimension.

Where can you study Cyber Security?

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Specializations

  • Advanced Cryptography (ELTE)
  • Cyber Security: High Tech, Human Touch (UT)
  • Applied Security (UNITN)
  • Security of Networked Systems (UTU)
  • Software Security (UR1)
  • Mobile and Cloud Security (EURECOM)

Who can apply?

If you wish to apply to this programme you must have a Bachelor of Science in, or be in your final year of studies of:

  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • Mathematics
  • Electrical Engineering

How can you apply?

Our academic year starts in August-October depending on your choice of university.

Application deadline one: 1 February 2020*
Application deadline two: 15 April 2020

*We recommend non-EU citizens to apply in period one to allow sufficient time for a visa.

Applications are made through our online Application Portal, on our website.

Tuition Fees and Scholarships

Standard tuition fees are set at 1,500EUR per year for EU citizens and 12,000EUR per year for non-EU citizens.

EIT Digital Master School offers financial support including a wide range of merit-based scholarships as well as tuition fee reductions and waivers.

Last updated Nov 2019

About the School

Get an excellent theoretical education as well as the opportunity to work with European top research facilities and leading business partners. The education includes an internship in which students, t ... Read More

Get an excellent theoretical education as well as the opportunity to work with European top research facilities and leading business partners. The education includes an internship in which students, teachers, and our business partners develop a project for your Master's thesis. Read less
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