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Security in Computer Systems and Communications

EURECOM - Graduate school and Research center in Digital Science

18 months
Duration
8000 EUR/year
4000 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The goal of the Post Master - Security in Computer Systems and Communications offered by EURECOM - Graduate School and Research Center in Digital Science is to provide advanced skills and a cutting-edge experience in a wide range of Digital Security applications.

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Overview

The strenght of theP ost Master - Security in Computer Systems and Communications offered by EURECOM - Graduate School and Research Center in Digital Science relies on a multi-faceted approach dealing with key fields of security applications: Security of Software, Embedded Systems, Cloud computing, Data, IoT, Networks and Communications.

With the fast development of computer and communication systems in our private and professional life, today have come fraud and malevolence in various forms. 

Attacks are routinely ranging from simple computer nuisances to cybercrime and threats to critical infrastructure. In the past decades technical means to counter these attacks have experienced a tremendous growth and the birth of entirely new fields :

  • The large scale use of cryptography by the general public,
  • Software, operating system and network security,
  • Secure Internet transactions,
  • Security of mobile and wireless communications,
  • Rights management and protection of multimedia content. 

Objectives

The Post Master's degree offers the necessary technical knowledge for engineers responsible for designing secure systems and system administrators responsible for ensuring computer and network security within a company or a public authority.

The following security topics will be covered:

  • cryptography and its applications 
  • malware detection and analysis
  • specific mechanisms for the protection of communications, networks and distributed computer applications
  • image protection and biometric techniques

Accreditation

EURECOM's Post Master degrees (in French: "Diplôme d'ingénieur de spécialisation") are State Recognized Degrees, accredited by the CTI (official French accreditation body of engineering studies).

The Post Master obtained the SecNumedu certification by the National Cybersecurity Agency of France (ANSSI)

Programme Structure

The goal of the Post Master's degree is to provide advanced skills and a cutting-edge experience in a wide range of Digital Security applications. The strenght of the program relies on a multi-faceted approach dealing with key fields of security applications: Security of Software, Embedded Systems, Cloud computing, Data, IoT, Networks and Communications.

Courses Include:

  • Distributed Systems and Cloud Computing
  • Security and privacy for Big Data and Cloud
  • Image and video Compression 
  • Mobile communication systems
  • Secure comunications
  • Wireless Security
  • System and Network Security

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Please be aware that the sooner students apply, the easier it will be to help them prepare their stay in France since more housing opportunities will be offered. 

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be eligible, Candidates need a Master's degree (minimim 5 years of higher education), a degree of engineer delivered by the  CTI,  or equivalent and a certified B2 level in English. 
  • A Master's degree in a relevant field is expected (Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Electrical Engineering...) with a good foundation in Maths.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6000 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.

Living costs for Sophia Antipolis

640 - 950 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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