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About

The Master’s Degree Programme in Information and Communication Technology - Cryptography from 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. 

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Overview

The programme has international double-degree collaboration with the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Master School and with the Fudan University in Shanghai, China. In the academic year 2021-2022, the programme offers four specialisation tracks:

  •  Cyber Security
  •  Smart Systems
  •  Digital Health
  •  Cryptography

The Master’s Degree Programme in Information and Communication Technology - Cryptography from University of Turku  focuses on cryptography research. The goal of this specialisation is to educate future experts with a strong and broad knowledge of mathematical aspects of cryptography and data security to the field of research and ICT sector. In the Cryptography track modern symmetric and asymmetric cryptography algorithms and protocols are studied and analysed from the mathematical point of view.

Career Options

The employment percentage of those holding an M.Sc.(Tech.) degree is high in Finland. The degrees from the Cryptography track provides a solid background on mathematical cryptography and also cover different topical areas of information security. The students also have an opportunity to co-operate with local companies; especially, through an optional Capstone project. Based on the personally planned expertise profile, successful careers in the IT sector as information security experts are achievable in the Turku area as well as other regions in Finland and abroad. 

The information intensive industry has become the most important business sector in Finland, and in the information society information has become one of the most relevant products. Securing this business sector and the products is vital in the modern era. In Europe, ICT has a critical role in improving the profitability of the industry and in responding to the needs of the society. In addition to pursuing careers in the IT industry as information security specialists and experts, graduates of the programmes are also eligible to apply for admission to PhD studies in the field.

Programme Structure

The Master's thesis in the Cryptography specialisation track focuses on the mathematical aspects of cryptosystems and cyber security in general. In what follows, some possible topics for the Master's thesis are listed:

  • public-key cryptosystems
  • homomorphic encryption
  • blockchains in cryptography and
  • quantum cryptography

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

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

    Free
    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.

Funding

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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