Master's Degree Programme, 2 years, Gjøvik

Information Security

– About the programme

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

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

Language of instruction is English.

Facts

Facts

Degree: International Master's Degree
ECTS: 120

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

Location: Gjøvik
Validity of information: 2016/17
Start seminar: August 16th 2017 (mandatory attendance)

Application deadlines

Non-EU/non-EEA students: 
1 December 2016

EU / EEA / Norwegian students: 
1 March 2017