The need for skilled cybersecurity professionals has never been bigger. In an ever-evolving cyber threat landscape, we will ensure that you are trained in the latest technologies and concepts. Our Master's programme in Cybersecurity is designed to equip individuals like you, holding a bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, informatics, information systems or similar with knowledge of the fundamentals to the latest advancements. You'll gain a deep understanding and expertise of the methodologies, tools, and strategies that you will need to take on the complex issues plaguing our digital landscape.
A Master's degree in Cybersecurity doesn't just open doors in a single industry; it unlocks opportunities across various sectors. Cyber threats know no bounds, affecting manufacturing, automotive, banking, education, healthcare, retail, and more. You'll be well-prepared to tackle diverse roles such as cybersecurity analyst, consultant, engineer, or cybersecurity manager.
Practical focus and real-world relevance
Throughout the program, you'll engage in practical exercises, simulations, and real-world projects that mirror the challenges faced by cybersecurity professionals. By working on authentic scenarios, you'll develop critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills essential for success in the field. These practical experiences will set you apart from the competition and make you an invaluable asset to future employers. In addition, you will have the possibility to select a focus in several courses that align with your personal interests, background, and professional goals.
Connection to research and innovation
As a part of our programme, you'll have a close connection to research within cybersecurity. Our Department of Computer Science and Informatics especially focus on studying cybersecurity and privacy in the industrial and public sectors. But our faculty's expertise spans diverse areas, including human aspects of cybersecurity, usable security, awareness, management, and social engineering. This brings industry insights, practical expertise, and academic excellence to the classroom, ensuring that you receive high quality education and guidance throughout your education.
All courses in the program are conducted in English. You will study alongside students from all over the world with various academic backgrounds.
Upon graduation, you'll join a leading group of professionals well-equipped for successful careers in the cybersecurity industry. A Master's degree in Cybersecurity doesn't just open doors in a single industry; it unlocks opportunities across various sectors. Cyber threats know no bounds, affecting manufacturing, automotive, banking, education, healthcare, retail, and more. You'll be well-prepared to tackle diverse roles such as cybersecurity analyst, consultant, engineer, or cybersecurity manager.
Completion of this Master's program also qualifies you to apply for further third-cycle education leading to a licentiate or doctoral degree.
Facts and requirements
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Total tuition fee: 150000 SEK
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
Cybersecurity Overview 7.5 credits
Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing 7.5 credits
Cybersecurity Operations and Incident Response 7.5 credits
Digital Ethics and Privacy 7.5 credits
Final Project Work in Computer Science 15 credits