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Computer Science

University of Nicosia

M.Sc. On Campus
18 months
Duration
9240 EUR/year
9060 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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Apply date
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Start date

About

The Computer Science degree from University of Nicosia advances the students’ knowledge in core areas of computer science beyond the undergraduate level and exposes them to current and emerging trends.

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Overview

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.

Career Prospects

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Seminars and Methodology
  • Computer Networks and Web Technologies
  • Cryptography and Network Security
  • Distributed Systems
  • Cyber Warfare
  • Network Defense and Countermeasures

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application Deadlines for European and Local Students - Please call the Office of Admissions

Language

English

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9240 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13860 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9060 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13590 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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