The Computer Science degree from University of Nicosia provides an introduction to research within the field, while strengthening the candidate’s effective application of Computer Science methods. The degree is designed to have the learning outcomes related to the application of knowledge and understanding for the analysis, design and development of computer systems. The curriculum prepares the student for a wide variety of computer-oriented careers, such as managerial positions in the ICT industry as well as technical development, administration or entrepreneurial positions in ICT.
The degree constitutes an independent and terminal study in addition to providing the basis for acceptance to, and continued studies towards, a doctoral degree in Computer Science.
The content of the programme is highly practical and experimental and allows the students to choose those elective courses that will meet their future career goals. The practical direction of the degree aims to address the current and anticipated needs of the local industry, this is achieved through close collaboration between the Department of Computer Science and industrial partners through joined projects, guest lecturers to courses, and open days organised by the University and industrial bodies.
The program aims of the specialization in Cyber Security focus on the impact of cyber warfare in the contemporary digital era and the analysis of threats, vulnerabilities and risks in a network environment. It also focuses on penetration testing principles and approaches to mitigate potential network attacks.
Graduates of the MSc programme should be able to:
- hold managerial positions in the ICT industry or government offices;
- become senior technical developers or administrators in the ICT marketplace;
- become entrepreneurs and establish their own enterprises;
- continue studying towards a doctoral degree.
In addition, graduates of the Cyber Security concentration will be well-suited for positions within government and private industry and should be able to:
- work as Chief Information Security Officers
- become System, Network, and/or Web Penetration Testers
- become Computer Network Defense Analysts
- hold positions such as Security Consultants as well as System and Application Developers
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- Cyber-Physical Systems and the Internet of Things
- Cryptography and Network Security
- Distributed Systems
- Cyber Warfare
- Network Defense and Countermeasures
- Ethical Hacking
- Project in Cyber Security
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- 18 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
Application Deadlines for European and Local Students - Please call the Office of Admissions
DisciplinesInformatics & Information Sciences Computer Sciences Cyber Security View 13 other Masters in Informatics & Information Sciences in Cyprus
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
The minimum requirement for admission into a Masters degree programme is a Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university. In addition to the minimum requirements, special admission requirements may apply for various departments. Please consult the website for an updated list of specific requirements. Further, students applying from selected countries may be required to have additional qualifications. The Office of Admissions will guide all applicants throughout the admission process.
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International9240 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13860 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
EU/EEA6660 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9990 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
Living costs for Nicosia
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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