M.Sc. On Campus

Information Security

Stockholm University

24 months
13400 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Information Security is certainly one of the most exciting and ever growing areas within IT. Global IT security spending is projected by business magazine Forbes to possibly increase tenfold in the coming decade. We offer a programme in Information Security at Stockholm University. 


Graduates of this Information Security programme from Stockholm University are ready to work in the area of information security and related fields in both private and public sector organisations as managers, advisors and specialists providing professional and expert know-how.

Stockholm University pioneered academic research and education in information security in Sweden in the 1960s. The university has since then turned out thousands of graduates who are now part of academia and industry around the globe.

Career opportunities

  • The job market for information security professionals is very good. 
  • Information security graduates from Stockholm University work, among other, as information security managers (CISO), information security consultants, cyber security specialists, cyber and digital forensics professionals. 
  • Some graduates choose to pursue their careers in research education that eventually leads to a doctoral degree in this exciting field.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Secure Software
  • Information Security in Organisations
  • Network Security
  • Information Security Project Management
  • Cyber Security
  • Legal aspects of information security

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor degree equal to 180 ECTS in any main field of study. 
  • Language requirements: English B/English 6 (Swedish upper Secondary School course) or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26801 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • Applies to citizens from outside EU, EEA or Switzerland. First instalment: 67500 SEK. The complete programme: 270000 SEK.

Living costs for Stockholm

9668 - 17248 SEK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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