Master's Degree Programme, 2 years, Gjøvik

Information Security


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Welcome to the new semester 2019

Semester commencement and program for the start seminar 2019

International students:

Orientation Days: August 12-16 2019

All students:

Mandatory start seminar August 16th from 10am in Auditorium K105

Program for the start seminar

Student registration

Get started as a student

Time schedules

The lessons start after the start seminar. You will find your time schedule in TP:Timeplan

Access card

The access card serves as a key/access card, a library card and for printing. A photo for the access card is taken during the start seminar.

Your NTNU user account must be activated before you can get an access card.

  1. By the entrance in Building A there is a photo machine
  2. Log in with your NTNU username and password
  3. Take a photo and set a PIN code
  4. Go to the IT department in Building K (during the opening hours 8-15) to pick up your access card. Remember to bring ID!
  5. The access card is printed when you show up, and the photo will be checked

Curriculum

Buy your curriculum on the internet or at the book store Sit Gjøvik at campus or at the book sales in the cafeteria in August (date tba), where former students sell their used books. You will find your curriculum in the course description for each course. (Choose Autumn 2019/Spring 2020)

Activity Day

Get to know all student organizations, groups and student unions at campus on August 20th.
 

Join the Buddy Week

The Buddy Week lasts from August 13th to August 24th.

 

 

Useful links

About Information Security

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

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. 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.


Admission

To qualify for admission, prospective students should have a bachelor degree in computer science, software engineering, information systems, information technology, computer engineering or similar. Their education must include at least 80 ECTS university level courses in computing.


Job prospects

Possible positions after finishing the master programme is System development and programming of safety-critical projects as payment systems, play systems, electoral systems, etc., implementation and management of risk, safety management and safety advisor, protecting the safety of operation of computer systems, development of secure communications, research and development.


Study environment

The Department of Information Security and Communication Technology offers excellent conditions for students, with modern lecture halls, study rooms, and computer labs. You will meet a highly international and multi-cultural environment.


Programme components

The program has three tracks (paths of study):

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

Learning outcome

A candidate who has completed his or her qualification should have a learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence.


Year schedule

The year schedule for Master in Information Security, Master in Computer Science and Experience-based Master in Information Security at NTNU.


Contact

Contact master-ie@gjovik.ntnu.no if you have any questions regarding the programme.


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

City: Gjøvik, Norway

Department of Information Security and Communication Technology, Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

How to apply

Application deadlines

Non-EU/non-EEA students: 
1 December 2018

EU/EEA students: 
1 March 2019

Norwegian/Nordic students:
15 April 2019

The application portal is now open


Questions

  Please see our FAQ
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