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 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.
The program aims of the specialization in Mobile Systems focus on the fundamental concepts of Mobile Computing and wireless technology as well as on the development of software and applications for mobile platforms.
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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- Research Seminars and Methodology
- Computer Networks and Web Technologies
- Cryptography and Network Security
- Distributed Systems
- Cyber Warfare
- Network Defense and Countermeasures
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- 18 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
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DisciplinesInformatics & Information Sciences Computer Sciences View 7 other Masters in Informatics & Information Sciences in Cyprus
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Completed Application Form
- A copy of your passport (page with your personal details and photo)
- Academic Records (True copy of the original)
- Two Letters of recommendation/reference from professors or employers (for Masters and Doctorate applicants only). Certain programmes have additional requirements
- Curriculum Vitae–CV (for Masters and Doctorate applicants only)
- Personal Statement (for Masters and Doctorate applicants only)
- Evidence of work experience (where applicable)
- Portfolio (for selected programmes of study)
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International9240 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 13860 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
EU/EEA9060 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 13590 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
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