Information Security - Master's Degree Programme, 2 years, Gjøvik
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New Student Information & Orientation
New Student Information & Orientation
The International Office in Gjøvik will organise a Welcome Week for the new international students from 16 to 20 August. During Welcome Week we will help you settle in during your first week in Gjøvik, and you will learn what it means to be a student at NTNU. The NTNU Buddy Week Programme – Fadderuka – will also take place the same week, packed with fun social events to connect with fellow new students.
We are very much looking forward to welcoming new students to NTNU!
At the start-up seminar you will receive important information about the study program. You will meet the people you are going to study with, your teachers and the academic community.
Please note that the program is subject to change.
Friday 20 August
- Welcome to NTNU and the Department of Information Security and Communication Technology
- Introduction to staff and research groups
- Information about the study programme and courses
- Practical details about beeing master student
- Challenges and "how to" be part-time and partly remote student
- Q&A session
The start-up seminar will mainly be held in English.
For questions, contact Hilde Bakke, study advisor: email@example.com or sms 93213254.
Checklist and manage your studies
For new students, this is what you need to do to get started:
How to get to NTNU Gjøvik
Use Innlandstrafikk's travel planner to get specific route information.
There is no direct train to Gjøvik from the airport, so take the bus.
Map of NTNU
Join the Buddy Week
Join the buddy week – Fadderuka – it will be a good start for your first few weeks in Gjøvik. All new students based in Gjøvik can participate, and you get to know your fellow students on the first day at NTNU.
How to learn Norwegian
NTNU has various part-time classes to help you learn Norwegian as a second language, including a free online course.
About Information Security
What will you learn?
This is a two-year master’s degree programme (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 Degree in Information Security will provide you with the knowledge and theoretical background, as well as with the requisite skills and attitudes necessary to succeed in this challenging yet important field. Here’s what you’ll learn in the programme.
Apply for admission
To qualify for admission, prospective students should have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, information systems, information technology, computer engineering or similar. Their education must include at least 80 ECTS credits from university level courses in computing. How to apply and details of admission requirements.
Possible positions after finishing the master’s degree programme include system development and programming of safety-critical projects such as payment systems, play systems, electoral systems, etc., implementation and management of risk, safety management and safety counselling, protecting computer system operation safety, development of secure communications, research and development. What can you work with?
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. Everyday student life in Information technology.
Structure of the programme
The program has three tracks (programme options):
- Cyber and Information Security Technology
- Information Security Management
- Digital Forensics
We can help you with individual education plans, choice of subjects, job relevance and general questions about the study programme. How to contact us.
Degree: Master in Information Security
Duration: 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time, 120 ECTS
Restricted admission? Yes
Language of instruction: English
City: Gjøvik, Norway
Department of Information Security and Communication Technology, Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
Krysspublisert! IKKE rør! Application deadlines
1 December 2021
1 March 2022
15 April 2022
Admission August 2022: The application portal will open in October for non-EU students