24 months
Duration
4200 EUR/year
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About

The Cybersecurity Engineering course offered by Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences aims to provide the necessary competencies for a cyber security specialist who is responsible for strengthening information systems as well as preventing cyber-attacks and security incidents, carrying out risk analysis and offering security measures to mitigate threats in their workplace.

Overview

The level of turbulence in the information space is growing rapidly. Security has become a broad and complex concept and being competent in matters related to media literacy, strategic communication, technologies and cyber security is important to us as individuals as well as representatives of states and organisations. Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences' study offer addresses this demand, offering education that prepares specialists with skills in:

  • Cybersecurity Engineering
  • Cybersecurity policy
  • Strengthening Information Systems
  • Legal and ethical compliance

Career

In the near future the demand for Engineering and Information and communication technology specialists will surpass supply, which opens up great career prospects for cybersecurity specialists.Graduates from the Cybersecurity Engineering course offered by Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences can work in various public and private sector organisations as integrated security testers and cybersecurity specialists, who can collaborate effectively, think critically and make data-based decisions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Web application Penetration
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Mobile and Cloud Computing Security
  • Digital Forensics
  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention
  • Security Incident
  • Information System Security Engineering
  • Applied Cryptography

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technologies or Information and Communication Technology
  • Evidence of English language competence (e.g. TOEFL, IELTS).
  • Master's theses proposal 

Tuition Fee

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  • EU/EEA

    4200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4200 EUR per year during 24 months.

EU, EEA, Swiss Confederation - 4200 EUR per academic year /8400 for full programme

Living costs for Valmiera

260 - 370 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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