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Cybersecurity, M.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months


The objective of the education is to produce modern high-level competences in area of the cybersecurity. Disruptions in the operations of our Internet based society may be fatal.

Such disruptions may result from cyber-attacks. These attacks may focus even on the critical infrastructures: Energy Production and Distribution, Water Systems, Transport and Communication Infrastructure, Health Care and Financial Services.

New skills will be needed for preventing, detecting, responding, and in case of failure, mitigating of the consequences.

Upon completing the studies, you will have strategic point of view to the importance of cybersecurity in different areas. You will be familiar with cybersecurity frameworks, standards, security management and you can also classify the vulnerabilities and the principles of protection. You know the cybersecurity business services and know how to to carry out a security audit.

After completing the studies, you can apply security solutions for discovering and protection against security threats and manage countermeasures against denial-of-service attacks.

The education in cybersecurity is targeted for applicants who have bachelor’s level degree in engineering in the field of information and communications technology or other equivalent degree and also at least three years of suitable work experience after the bachelor’s degree.

Programme Structure

Completing the studies, provides students with several functional cybersecurity skills, and you are able to:

  • analyze the local information systems from the attacker’s point of view
  • examine information systems to find potential attack surfaces
  • to use common tools for gathering information about the target systems
  • implement counter measures against cyberattacks
  • improve the information system security and manage the principles of application security.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • a copy of the UAS/higher education degree certificate used for applying
  • a copy of an official translation of all documents not originally written in Finnish, Swedish or English
  • employment certificates

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 EUR per year and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Mikkeli

  • 600 - 750 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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