Computer Science - Networks and Security

Sapienza University of Rome

24 months
2924 EUR/year
2924 EUR/year
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Networked systems and cyber-security are at the core of today's Internet world. The Computer Science - Networks and Security program is offered by the Sapienza University of Rome.


The Computer Science - Networks and Security program at the Sapienza University of Rome provides the foundational and technological background to prepare future innovators and researchers in systems, networking, cryptography, and security. 

Program Overview

The curriculum prepares professionals in emerging fields such as design, development, and management of smart city systems and applications, developers of Future Internet and cloud computing systems, experts of computer and cybersecurity, and application and service developers.

The curriculum nicely combines fundamental courses and hands-on lab experiences with cutting edge systems and technologies, seminars with leading experts in the field, and opportunities to perform internships in leading research labs and companies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Computer Networks Performance
  • Cryptography
  • Distributed Systems
  • Elective in Networking Systems
  • Internet of Things
  • Data and Network Security
  • Advanced Software Engineering
  • Automatic Software Verification Methods
  • Cloud Computing
  • Concurrent Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


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).
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.
PTE Academic 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

EU Citizens
  • Citizens from an EU country, Norway, Iceland, Lichtenstein, Switzerland or the Republic of San Marino
  • Foreigners who already reside legally in Italy 
  • Staff on duty in foreign diplomatic delegations or in international organizations established in Italy
NON-EU Citizens
  • Non-EU citizens who have been legal residents in Italy for no less than one year as of test date registration and who have obtained an Italian university degree
  • Non-EU citizens who possess a secondary school diploma from an Italian school abroad or a foreign or international school legally recognized via governmental bilateral agreements
  • Non-EU citizens with a valid residence permit for studies since actually enrolled in an Italian University

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2924 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2924 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2924 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2924 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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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