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Cybersecurity - Threats and Defenses

Master
24 months
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15000 EUR/year
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The Cybersecurity - Threats and Defenses programme from École Polytechnique is a two-year program, entirely taught in English and designed for highly qualified and internationally oriented students. The Program offers high-level scientific classes taught by faculty from École Polytechnique and partner companies.

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Overview

The Cybersecurity - Threats and Defenses programme from École Polytechnique is based on École Polytechnique's trademark interdisciplinary approach, and provides you with necessary expertise in all aspects of cybersecurity, including both hardware and software. It is a complete program for future experts in computer security, and for all activities where protecting data or privacy is essential. Adapting to new threats and finding new defenses will be your day-to-day challenge.

Online piracy is a growing and universal concern for people, companies and governments. As hackers grow more agile, cybersecurity professionals become indispensable to every industry. The rapidly growing demand for top cybersecurity experts has inspired l’X to dedicate a full program to it by creating the Cybersecurity: Threats and Defenses Master's.

Career Prospects

Students of the Cybersecurity: Threats and Defenses Master's Program learn how to address different issues in cybersecurity, whether directly or by creating adapted software. After graduating, they have access to a wide range of high-level jobs, from security auditors to system developers and security architects, to name a few.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • From the Internet to the IoT: The Fundamentals of Modern
  • Computer Networking
  • Introduction to Cryptology
  • A Programmer's Introduction to Computer Architectures and Operating Systems
  • Disturbed Computing
  • Advanced Cryptology
  • Information Systems Security
  • Network Security

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

140 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.
90 (required)
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

Entry into year 1

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science. Applicants with other degrees may be considered, provided that they have a strong background in the mentioned subjects.
Entry into year 2
  • 1st year of Master’s degree in Computer Science with the following courses: Fundamentals of modern computer networking, Introduction to cryptology, Computer architectures and operating systems, Advanced cryptology, Information systems security, Network security. Optional courses among: data bases, machine learning, information theory.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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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