Information Security - Master's Degree Programme, 2 years, Gjøvik
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About Information Security
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.
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.
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.
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.
The program has three tracks (programme options):
- Cyber and Information Security Technology
- Information Security Management
- Digital Forensics
On successful completion of the programme, candidates are expected to possess learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence.
The year schedule for the master’s degree programmes in Information Security, Computer Science and the experience-based master’s degree programme in Information Security at NTNU.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions regarding the programme.
Degree: Master in Information Security
Duration: 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time, 120 ECTS
Restricted admission? Yes
Language of instruction: English
Start-up seminar: Friday August 14, 2020 (mandatory attendance)
City: Gjøvik, Norway
Department of Information Security and Communication Technology, Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
Krysspublisert! IKKE rør!Application deadlines
1 December 2019
1 March 2020
15 April 2020
The application portal is open for students within the nordics only. The intake for 2021 will begin in October for non-eu students.