Master's Degree Programme, 2 years, Gjøvik

Information Security

– About the programme


This programme is taught in English.

Welcome to study start 2017

Semester commencement and program for the start seminar

International students: Orientation Days August 14-15th

All students: Mandatory start seminar August 16th from 10 am to 18 pm in K102

 

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. Photo for the access card is taken during the start seminar.
 

Curriculum

Buy your curriculum on the internet or at the book store Sit Gjøvik at campus or at the book sales in the cafeteria on August 21st, where former students sell their used books. You will find your curriculum in the course description for each course.
 

Activity Day

Get to know all student organizations, groups and student unions at campus on August 24th.
 

Join the Buddy Week

The Buddy Week lasts from August 17th to August 26th.

 

 

Useful links

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