M.Sc. On Campus

Information Security

United Arab Emirates University

18 months
558 EUR/credit 11160 EUR/year
558 EUR/credit 11160 EUR/year
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The Master of Science in Information Security program, offered by the College of Information Technology from United Arab Emirates University, is designed to develop expertise in leadership and operations in the area of information security.


The Information Security program from United Arab Emirates University is geared towards meeting the growing need for information technology specialists in information security. The program provides graduates with depth courses designed to enhance their skill set and knowledge in information security as well as breadth information technology courses. The program provides the needed technical and managerial expertise to plan, acquire, operate, manage and evaluate an organization's information security system of operations. 

What you'll study

The emphasis of this specialization is on applying proven and innovative practices for building industry-standard secure systems, applications and networks. This program is for highly motivated groups of working professionals and recent Bachelor's degree graduates. 

The program is designed to impart knowledge and develop the skills needed to meet current and future information security needs of the government and corporate organizations, as well as preparing students to pursue a Ph.D. in information security or related areas.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Apply information security knowledge and effective security strategies and standards.
  • Design effective security solutions based on given requirements.
  • Evaluate in depth enterprise security systems.
  • Execute ethically project work or research that contributes significantly to the information security discipline.
  • Demonstrate advanced oral and written communication skills individually and collectively.
  • Analyze critically emerging information security concepts, models, techniques, and solutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Current Emerging Trends in Information Technology
  • Management and Leadership in Information Technology
  • System Analysis, Modeling & Design
  • Information Security Fundamentals
  • Advanced Network Security
  • Cryptography and Secure Communications

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

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30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent, in all undergraduate work;
  • A Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited university recognized by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research; and
  • A score of at least 6.0 on the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Academic exam or equivalent, for all disciplines delivered predominantly in English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11160 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 558 EUR per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    11160 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 558 EUR per credit during 18 months.

2400 Fee per Credit Hour (AED) 


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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