M.Sc. On Campus

Information and Communication Technology - Cyber Security

University of Turku

24 months
12000 EUR/year
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The Master’s Degree Programme in Information and Communication Technology - Cyber Security at the University of Turku provides versatile and high quality ICT education in selected fields of ICT, with an established reputation in innovative, interdisciplinary, and international education. 


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.

Job Options

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.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced-level studies in the major subject module 
  • Thematic studies 
  • Elective studies module 
  • Master of Science in Technology thesis module 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based 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

775 - 1128 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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