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Cyber Security (CSE)

EIT Digital Master School

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
1500 EUR/year
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About

The Cyber Security (CSE) programme offered by EIT Digital Master School focuses on the study of the design, development and evaluation of secure computer systems, which are also capable of ensuring privacy for future ICT systems. 

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Overview

The Cyber Security (CSE) programme offered by EIT Digital Master School aims to provide students with an understanding of the concepts and technologies for achieving confidentiality, integrity, authenticity, and privacy protection for information processed across networks.

Students will learn the fresh hot topics of the field including blockchain technologies, crypto currencies, practical (ethical) hacking, and quantum cryptography.

The EIT Digital Cyber Security (CSE) Master’s degree offers:

  • Cutting edge technical content within the field of Cyber Security
  • Studies at two of Europe´s foremost technical universities leading to a double degree
  • A close integration with tailored business courses in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • A thesis work well grounded in industrial security and privacy problems
  • Access to the competence of eight EIT Digital innovation action lines, not least through a summer school between the two years.
  • Access to the co-location centres and innovation ecosystems of the EIT Digital nodes.

What are the career opportunities?

Graduates from the Cyber Security (CSE) master’s programme will qualify for jobs in international and local organisations in both technical and business roles. Typical titles are:

  • Cyber Security consultant
  • Security Analyst
  • Information Security Architect
  • Cyber Security Specialist
  • Computer forensics expert
  • Privacy-by-design consultant
  • Security Auditor

Cyber Security is also a burgeoning field for the design and development of new products and services. Graduates will easily find jobs within companies that provide value-added products and services, such as telecom companies, game companies, e-learning, web developers, and the entertainment industry.

Through their multidisciplinary attitude graduates are valuable in open innovation settings where different aspects (market, users, social aspects, media technologies) come together.

An entrepreneurial path is also open to those who seek to start their own company to provide product or technology development, media content, business development or consultancy services.

Where can I study Cyber Security?

Entry 1st Year
  • Eötvös Lorand University (ELTE), Hungary
  • University of Rennes 1 (UR1), France
  • University of Trento (UNITN), Italy
  • University of Turku (UTU), Finland
  • University of Twente (UT), Netherlands
Exit 2nd Year
  • Eötvös Lorand University (ELTE), Hungary
  • EURECOM, France
  • Stockholm University, Sweden
  • University of Rennes 1 (UR1), France
  • University of Trento (UNITN), Italy
  • University of Turku (UTU), Finland
  • University of Twente (UT), Netherlands

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Security 
  • Software engineering and Security
  • Operating Systems and Security 
  • Network Security 
  • Algorithmics for security 
  • Privacy 
  • System Security 

Audience

If you wish to apply to this programme you must have a Bachelor of Science in, or be in your final year of studies of:

  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • Mathematics
  • Electrical Engineering

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Application period one: November 15 - February 3
  • Application period two: February 17 - April 17
  • It is recommend that non-EU citizens apply in period one to allow sufficient time for a visa processing.

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92 (required)
PTE admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

A Bachelor of Science in:

  • Computer Science
  •  Information Systems
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Electrical Engineering / Electronics

Students must demonstrate basic knowledge of programming and information technology.  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Funding

No separate application form for the EIT Digital Scholarship is needed. When you apply to the EIT Digital Master School in the application portal, you will only be asked to confirm whether you apply for an EIT Digital Master School scholarship.

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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