24 months
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6000 EUR/year
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About

The Cybersecurity MSc programme offered at Tallinn University of Technology provides students with core skills in wide aspects of the security of information systems and specialised skills in the chosen specialisation. 

Overview

Students in the Cybersecurity MSc programme offered at Tallinn University of Technology get a unique chance to study under high-level Cybersecurity practitioners from Estonian universities, industry, law enforcement, CERT and the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence.

The programme is taught jointly by the two largest public universities in Estonia. The Cyber Security and Digital Forensics studies are concentrated in Tallinn, while the specialisation in Cryptography is concentrated in Tartu. Upon successful completion of the programme, students will receive a joint degree signed by both universities - TalTech and University of Tartu.

Specialisations

  • Specialisation in Cyber Security 
  • Specialisation in Digital Forensics 
  • Specialisation in Cryptography 

Future Career

The programme conveys the specialist knowledge and professional skills needed on a career path leading to high-end technical roles (e.g. security analyst, architect or research engineer; security incident handler or a digital forensic expert in a law enforcement agency) or managerial roles (e.g. project/team leader or technology officer).

The studies are also an excellent addition to a previous background in legal studies or law enforcement, leading to unique career opportunities. Great networking possibilities and collaboration with leading specialists in the field will present graduates with a range of career opportunities. The studies can also be continued at doctoral level. The direct follow-up curriculum at TalTech is Information and Communication Technology (IAQD) PhD programme.

  • Applicants who are citizens of the countries of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) – free studies in IT, Engineering and Science; no GRE test requirement
  • TalTech will offer tuition-free study places for programmes taught in English for countries of the OECD 

    Programme Structure

    Courses include:

    • System Administration
    • Network Technology
    • Principles of Secure Software Design
    • Computer Programming
    • Applied Cryptography
    • Cyber Security Technologies
    • Legal Aspects of Cyber Security

    Key information

    Duration

    • Full-time
      • 24 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    More details
    • TalTech has extended the deadline until the 1st of June (included) for applicants with Ukrainian citizenship

    Credits

    120 ECTS

    Delivered

    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    GRE admission requirements GRE®
    150 (verbal)
    160 (quantitative)
    3.5 (analytical)

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in IT, ICT or Economics (degree in other field is accepted only if the candidate has at least 1 year work experience in IT). In order to qualify for the studies in Tallinn University of Technology an applicant has to have at least 60% of the highest possible CGPA.
    • GRE General Test
    • Motivation Letter
    • Online Lab
    • Online Interview
    Documents:
    • Officially certified copy of Bachelor's diploma in the original language
    • Officially certified copy of academic transcripts in the original language
    • Authorized translation in English of Bachelor's diploma
    • Authorized translation in English of academic transcripts
    • Simple copy of passport identification pages

    Tuition Fee

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      6000 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 6000 EUR per year during 24 months.
    • EU/EEA

      Free
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
    • All Ukrainian citizens are waived from the application fee.
    • Ukrainian citizens who have a Temporary Protection from Estonian Police and Border Guard Board can study for free on any of the programmes TalTech offers in English.

    Living costs for Tallinn

    598 - 948 EUR /month
    Living costs

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

    Funding

    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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