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Cyber Security

Leiden University

18 months
Duration
10333 EUR/year
10333 EUR/year
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About

The executive Cyber Security MSc programme from Leiden University takes a multidisciplinary approach that helps you develop effective and sustainable solutions for cyber risks and threats.

Overview

This Cyber Security MSc programme from Leiden University is designed for highly educated professionals (computer scientists, lawyers, policy makers) with several years of professional experience in and/or affinity with issues in the field of cyber security.

Why study Cyber Security?

Our programme will teach you to make connections will teach you to make connections between technical, legal and social scientific aspects of cyber security, so you can come to effective and sustainable solutions for cyber risks and threats. Subsequently, you will be able to contribute effectively to sustainable strategies for digital defensibility and security of society as a whole, including organisations and citizens.

This programme is developed by Leiden University, Delft University of Technology and The Hague University of Applied Sciences and various private partners. Leiden University is responsible for the programme. The programme has been accredited by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO).

During this programme, you will learn to:

  • Identify the complexities and interdependencies in cyber space
  • Contribute solutions to cyber risks, both from a technological and a policy and administrative approach
  • Relegate cyber threats to acceptable risks
  • Build a bridge between largely technical and more administrative-oriented professionals in organisations
  • Translate technical and operational issues to a strategic level
  • Reflect critically on new developments and results of research into cyber security
  • Offer independent contributions to cyber security research

Career Opportunities

  • The programme is aimed at professionals with a relevant master’s degree from a university (of applied sciences) and several years of professional experience who wish to broaden or deepen their knowledge of cyber security.
  • Graduates work in the field of Cyber Security either in private or public and semi-public companies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cyberspace
  • Cyber Risk Management
  • Legal Perspectives on Cyber Security
  • Cyber Security Economics
  • Actors & Behaviour in Cyberspace
  • Data Mining
  • Industrial Control Systems & Critical Infrastructures
  • Cyber Crisis Management & Communication

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 18 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed master’s degree from a university (of applied sciences) in a relevant discipline
  • Adequate proficiency in the English language
  • Several years of relevant professional experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10333 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10333 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.

Living costs for Den Haag

780 - 1170 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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