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About

This master’s degree programme in Information Security at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is designed to enable you to combine your studies with your job. It is intended for anyone who needs expertise on information security in their work.

Overview

With this experience-based master's degree in information security, you will learn how to manage and prevent cyber attacks to reinforce security in society. 

In the Information Security programme from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), you will learn how to build safe and solid information systems, as well as the theoretical background and attitudes necessary to succeed in this important and rewarding application domain.

Career opportunities

  • Graduates will be qualified to work as ICT and critical infrastructure providers, corporate forensic investigators and incident responders, as well as for positions in the fileds of law enforcement, national security and defence.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Forensics and Cybercrime Investigation
  • Cyber Operations and Readiness
  • Corporate Forensics and Incident Response

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first degree (a bachelor's degree) in a relevant field.
  • English proficiency.
  • Excellent academic performance: A minimum requirement for admission to all programmes is the grade C or better on the ECTS scale. Note that admission is highly competitive. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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  • EU/EEA

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  • There are no tuition fees at NTNU.  

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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