The Information and Communication Technology - Cyber Security major at the University of Turku subject gives its students profound and substantial education and expertise in the field of security and technology for networked systems. The focus is on researching cyber security technologies for networked systems and applications of the communication-intensive future.
The technological topics covered include security of smart environments, system and network security, security of communication systems and applications, and designing secure systems. Students will explore both technological and theoretical scientific advances in the field and apply them to practice.
The graduates will have strong technological, theoretical and practical understanding in cyber security. With their new knowledge and skills the graduates can proceed to building a successful career in securing the information and communication technology industry.
The expertise profile may lead to a career title of e.g.
- network security specialist,
- information security specialist,
- security manager,
- chief information officer, or
- cryptography engineer.
The information-intensive industry has become one of the most important business sectors in Finland, and in the information society, information has become one of the most relevant products. In Europe, ICT has a critical role in improving the profitability of the business sector and in responding to the needs of the society.
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- Advanced-level studies in the major subject module
- Thematic studies
- Elective studies module
- Master of Science in Technology thesis module
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesComputer Sciences Human Computer Interaction Cyber Security View 6 other Masters in Cyber Security in Finland
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
You are an eligible applicant for Master’s-level studies if
- you have a nationally recognized first cycle degree – normally a Bachelor’s degree – from an accredited institution of higher education,
- your degree corresponds to at least 180 ECTS (European credits) or to three years of full-time study,
- your degree is in a relevant field for the Master’s degree programme that you’re applying to. Please check the programme page for detailed degree requirements.
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International12000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12000 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
Tuition fee Free for citizens of EU/EEA countries or Switzerland, for citizens of non-EU/EEA countries €12,000/academic year
Living costs for Turku
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.