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Cyber Security

Khalifa University

24 months
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1114 EUR/credit 20052 EUR/year
1114 EUR/credit 20052 EUR/year
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The Cyber Security MSc program from Khalifa University gives candidates the opportunity to deepen their knowledge in the broad field of Cyber Security and contribute to the process of discovery and knowledge creation through the conduct of original research.

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Overview

Candidates for this Cyber Security MSc program from Khalifa University are taught and supervised by experienced faculty and are expected to demonstrate initiative in their approach and innovation in their work. In addition to successfully completing the taught course component of the program, candidates prepare and present a thesis on their chosen area. Research may be undertaken in several topics corresponding to the areas of focus identified by the University.

Career Opportunities

The Cyber Security MSc program from Khalifa University helps open many career opportunities for future success. The field of cyber security is broad, therefore, graduates should have plenty of career opportunities to choose from both locally and internationally. These include network security, security management, digital forensics, ethical hacking, and penetration testing. The wide range of industries that utilize cyber security engineers include, information and communication technology, government entities, banking/finance, oil and gas, healthcare, power generation and distribution, and transportation. The MSc in CSEC program at Khalifa University offers the student an excellent opportunity for interdisciplinary education, which will help them fulfil the requirement of these career paths. Graduates also go through rigorous training and research experience to enable them to pursue their studies at PhD level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cyber Physical Systems Security
  • Modern Cryptography
  • Secure Software Systems Engineering
  • Cyber-security Threats and Mitigation
  • Cloud and Mobile Digital Forensics
  • Wireless Network and Mobile Security
  • Social Engineering and Human Hacking
  • Hardware and System Architecture Security

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
150 (quantitative)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.0 out of 4.0, or equivalent (e.g. an upper second-class honors in a UK-style degree, from a reputable accredited institution).
  • A minimum quantitative score of 150 in the general Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required. Applicants for all programs should attempt all three sections of the GRE.
  • A minimum level of English proficiency
  • A minimum of two referee recommendations (provided via online form)
  • Statement of purpose (500-1,000 words)
  • Admission interview

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20052 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1114 EUR per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    20052 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1114 EUR per credit during 24 months.
  • AED 5,000 per credit hour

Living costs for Abu Dhabi

5000 - 8600 AED /month
Living costs

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