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About

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

Credits

140 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Entry in 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 in 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

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  • International

    15600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15600 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    15600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15600 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Palaiseau

640 - 950 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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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