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Information Systems Security, M.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #462 (QS) Montréal, Canada
The academic aim of this Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) in Information Systems Security  program offered by Concordia University Montréal is to prepare students with the skills, knowledge, cutting-edge technologies, expertise and best practices to be security architects capable of designing, implementing, analyzing and managing the security of real-life information systems.

Overview

Program Details

Second, the program will put the emphasis on helping each individual acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to maximize his or her potential as a researcher in information systems security. Students will engage in applied research and academic course of study examining existing theory and ways in which these influence the security of information systems.The Information Systems Security program is offered by Concordia University Montréal.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Foundations of Cryptography
  • Crypto-Protocol and Network Security
  • Operating Systems Security
  • Malware Defenses and Application Security
  • Security Evaluation Methodologies

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    45 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    85

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  • Minimum required score:

    577

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: B-
Recommended score: B-

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Applicants to the Master of/Magisteriate in Engineering in Information Systems Security must hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in:

  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Science
Admission to the program is competitive and only applicants with high academic standing will be considered. Qualified applicants requiring prerequisite courses may be asked to take such courses in addition to their regular graduate program. The GCS Graduate Studies Committee, in consultation with the Institute, is responsible for the recommendation of all applications for admission.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31141 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31141 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    6284 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6284 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Students from Canada 14747 CAD

Living costs for Montréal

  • 1074 - 1760 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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