Cybersecurity and Threat Intelligence, Master | University of Guelph | Guelph, Canada
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Cybersecurity and Threat Intelligence

12 months
15332 CAD/year
6412 CAD/year
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The Cybersecurity and Threat Intelligence program of University of Guelph is a unique, cutting-edge program that trains graduates to become leaders in cybersecurity, cyber threat intelligence and digital forensics.


Key facts

The Cybersecurity and Threat Intelligence program of University of Guelph is a full-time, one-year, course-based program (3 semesters, or 12 months). Requirements of the program include the completion of five core courses, one elective course and a culminating independent project wherein students produce an evidence-based solution to a complex cybersecurity problem in partnership with an industry or academic expert.

Subject Areas

  • malware and forensic analysis
  • cyber physical systems security
  • cryptography and blockchains
  • privacy 
  • usable security 
  • mobile security

Are you interested in

  • security architecture
  • digital forensics
  • threat intelligence
  • attacks and defenses
  • privacy
  • cryptography

Career opportunities

  • security architect
  • security engineers
  • security analyst
  • penetration tester
  • forensic analyst

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cybersecurity and Defense in Depth
  • Advanced Digital Forensics and Incident Response
  • Cyber Threat Intelligence and Adversarial Risk Analysis
  • Advanced Penetration Testing and Exploit Development
  • Privacy, Compliance, and Human Aspects of Cybersecurity
  • Cybersecurity and Threat Intelligence Project 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants require a four-year honours degree in computer science or computer engineering, or another discipline with a minor in computer science or computer engineering
  • A minimum average of 75% during the last four semesters of full-time study is required.
  • Relevant experience or background knowledge of Data Communication and Networking and Computer Programming
  • Applicants with proven skills and working experience in cybersecurity may be considered.
  • An English proficiency test is required for applicants whose first language is not English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15332 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7666 CAD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    6412 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3206 CAD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Guelph

1157 - 1804 CAD /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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