Master's Degree Programme, 2 years, Gjøvik

Information Security

– About the programme


This programme is taught in English.

About Information Security

Information technology permeates all aspects of society and has become critical to industry, government, and individual well-being. Securing these vital services and structures and the availability of trustworthy information whenever and wherever it is required has become both an area of intensive research and also of burgeoning commercial activity.

Brief outline

This is a two-year master program (120 ECTS credits), which is also available part-time.

A Master of Science in Information Security will provide you with the knowledge and theoretical background as well as with the requisite skills and attitudes to succeed in this challenging yet eminent field. The programme offers a wide range of courses, both technical modules and modules dealing with social, legal and management aspects.

Major areas of study

  • Crypthography and security mechanisms
  • Network security
  • Intrusion detection and prevention
  • Digital an computational forensics
  • Security management
  • Biometric authentication
  • Information warfare
  • Wireless communication security
  • Legal aspects of information security
  • Organisational and human aspects of information security
  • Risk analysis

The programme has three tracks:

  • Cyber and Information Security Technology
  • Information Security Management
  • Digital forensics


Read about the programme on the Norwegian website
 

Facts

Degree: Master in Information Security
Duration: 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time, 120 ECTS
Programme code:
MIS (full-time)
MIS-D (part-time)
Restricted admission? Yes
Language of instruction: English

Department of Information Security and Communication Technology

City: Gjøvik, Norway

This information is relevant for the present academic year.

Application deadlines

Non-EU/non-EEA students: 
1 December 2017

EU/EEA/Norwegian students: 
1 March 2018

The application portal Søknadsweb opens in mid-October

Do you have questions about your application?

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