18 months
9240 EUR/year
6660 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Computer Science (Distance Learning) degree from University of Nicosia advances the students’ knowledge in core areas of computer science beyond the undergraduate level and exposes them to current and emerging trends.

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The Computer Science (Distance Learning) degree from University of Nicosia  provides an introduction to research within the field while strengthening the candidate’s effective application of computer science methods. 

The proposed Master degree in Computer Science is designed to have the learning outcomes related to: knowledge and understanding, application of knowledge and understanding for the analysis, design and development of computer systems. 

The curriculum prepares the student for a wide variety of computer-oriented careers, such as research, development, management, and teaching. The degree constitutes an independent and terminal study in addition to providing the basis for acceptance to, and continued studies towards, a doctoral degree in computer science.

The program aims of the specialization in Cyber Security focus on the impact of cyber warfare in the contemporary digital era and the analysis of threats, vulnerabilities and risks in a network environment. It also focuses on penetration testing principles and approaches to mitigate potential network attacks.

Career Prospects

Graduates of the MSc programme should be able to:

  • hold managerial positions in the ICT industry or government offices;
  • become senior technical developers or administrators in the ICT marketplace;
  • become entrepreneurs and establish their own enterprises;
  • continue studying towards a doctoral degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cyber-Physical Systems and the Internet of Things
  • Cryptography and Network Security
  • Distributed Systems
  • Research Seminars and Methodology
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Project in Cyber Security
  • Mobile Computing

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines







Academic requirements

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

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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or any other related field from a recognized university (i.e. American, European, or another recognized equivalent qualification) with a CPA of at least 2.0. Applicants with lower CPA will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Applicants with a non-computer science degree (but related, e.g. MIS) may be admitted into the program but they may have to take up to 5 preparatory foundation courses, depending on the applicant’s background. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9240 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13860 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6660 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9990 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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Computer Science (Distance Learning)
University of Nicosia


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