IU International University of Applied Sciences M.Sc. Cyber Security IU International University of Applied Sciences
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  • Duration / Course length: 24 Months

Course details

Credit Points: 120 ECTS
There is a huge demand for security experts to identify and defend against cyber-attacks in our increasingly digital world. With the IU Master in Cyber Security you'll become a specialist in statistical and digital forensic methods and enter an exciting career field that is continually growing in importance. As a specialist in cyber security, you will protect companies and systems against cyberattacks, secure sensitive data, and ensure all systems run in line with local and international regulations. IU's master's degree in Cyber Security will develop your skills and give you well-rounded knowledge of important subjects and trends. Study 100% online with IU.
A cybersecurity expert masters the basics of modern operating systems and is also familiar with distributed applications in the cloud as well as methods of software forensics and data analysis. In our practice-oriented distance learning program for cybersecurity, you will be trained to detect cyber threats and demonstrate leadership potential.

Modules:
Semester 1
  • Corporate Governance of IT, Compliance and Law
  • Advanced Mathematics
  • Cyber Security and Data Protection
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Seminar: Advanced Cyber Security
  • Cryptology
Semester 2
  • Cyber Risk Assessment and Management
  • IT Systems: Software
  • IT Systems: Hardware
  • Cyber Systems and Network Forensics
  • Secure Networking
  • Theoretical Computer Science for IT Security
Semester 3
  • Seminar: Standards and Frameworks
  • Project: Current Challenges of Cyber Security
  • Electives A
  • Electives B
Semester 4
  • Master Thesis & Colloquium
Updated on 28 November, 2022

Eligibility / Requirements

Academic Requirements:

  • Completed undergraduate study from a public or officially recognized university/higher education institution (180 ECTS) in a related field.
  • Final grade of at least ""Satisfactory"" or grade C (as commonly used in the and Canada)
English Level:
  • Proof of English skills
  • If English is your native language or you graduated from an English-speaking school/university, you do not have to prove your English skills
  • Speexx Certificate (complimentary when signing up with IU - free of charge)
     

About IU International University of Applied Sciences

IU International University of Applied Sciences combines bachelor and master programmes on campus model with online, distance learning models. Most of our programmes are available completely digitally or on-site in Berlin or Bad Honnef, near Cologne. In this way, we can focus on welcoming international students and providing them with a comfortable way to study that suits their needs. Our courses are all taught in English and the contents are tailored to building careers in an international environment.
A more flexible way to study Designed with an innovative and digital approach, IU International provides accredited higher education programmes with ease and flexibility. When you join IU International, you have much more freedom to choose when, where, and how you study—no matter where in the world you come from. On campus our programmes are now available with two additional intakes, you can start in January, April, July or October. 

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