M.Sc. On Campus

Information Technology - Cyber Security

24 months
871 USD/credit 13065 USD/year
871 USD/credit 13065 USD/year
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We offer a master degree in Information Technology - Cyber Security at Zayed University. Organizations in industry and governments globally are susceptible to a wide range of cyber-attacks that are becoming increasingly more elaborated and malicious. 


Organizations are struggling to address the challenges of cyber security.

The Master of Science in Information Technology - Cyber Security program from Zayed University focuses on the development of concepts, knowledge and skills that will enable successful participants to become proficient in the areas of network/internet security, database security, digital forensics, ethical hacking, information security management and cyber criminal behavior.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge, skills and competencies appropriate to security assessment, computer system security, and digital forensics within organizational contexts.
  • Conduct investigation, analysis and research into advanced areas of computer systems security and digital forensics within complex organizational contexts.
  • Manage network and computer security systems within an organization to anticipate and respond to threats and attacks.
  • Critically analyze global, ethical, legal, standardization and other non-technical issues pertaining to computer systems security and implement solutions to address them.


  • The program is approved by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
  • Zayed University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods
  • Information Security
  • Network Systems Administration
  • Cyber Forensics
  • Information Security, Policy, Ethics and Law
  • Advanced Cyber Forensics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for graduate program admission;
  • Relevant supporting documents; and,
  • A receipt of payment of the non-refundable application fee of AED 420.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13065 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 871 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    13065 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 871 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • AED 3,200 - credit 

Living costs for Abu Dhabi

5000 - 8600 AED /month
Living costs

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


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