• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
The aim of the Master of Science Program in Cyber Security from BAU is to educate qualified cyber security experts as desired by both public and private sectors.

About

While the rapid proliferation of computer systems and their penetration into every aspect of our daily lives improve both our work efficiency and the quality of our lives, it also expands the possibilities for malicious people and criminal organizations. Malicious people can penetrate into our computer systems which could result in significant monetary losses for both individuals or organizations and companies. 

Furthermore, cyber attacks that have been conducted in recent years by some governments, for monitoring, manipulation and destruction of political and strategic information, pose  a critical threat against national security. Hence, the availibility of educated human capital in cyber security has become an urgent need for governments as well as companies and organizations.

Education

With this Cyber Security programme from BAU, students will obtain the opportunity to gain proficiency and competence in fields such as Network Security, Cryptography, Malware Analysis, Penetration Tests, Web Application Security, Secure Software Development, Computer Forensics, Information Security Management, Cyber Security Law and Data Protection Law.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Network Security and Cryptography
  • Cyber Security
  • Departmental Elective
  • Seminar
  • Research Methods and Ethics
  • Information Security Management
  • Master Thesis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Online Application form
  • Copy of Undergraduate Diploma
  • Copy of official transcript of Undergraduate Records
  • Copy of the Passport
  • 2 Reference Letters
  • Letter of Intent
  • Current CV of the applicant

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Istanbul

  • 2000 - 3240 TRY/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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