This programme is taught in English.
Get started as a student
- International students: Arrival check list and register as student
- Norwegian students: Register as a student
The lessons start after the start seminar. You will find your time schedule in TP:Timeplan
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.
- By the entrance in Building A there is a photo machine
- Log in with your NTNU username and password
- Take a photo and set a PIN code
- Go to the IT department in Building K (during the opening hours 8-15) to pick up your access card. Remember to bring ID!
- The access card is printed when you show up, and the photo will be checked
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.
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 15th to August 25th.
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.
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
Degree: Master in Information Security
Duration: 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time, 120 ECTS
Restricted admission? Yes
Language of instruction: English
Department of Information Security and Communication Technology
City: Gjøvik, Norway
Study start: Mandatory start seminar August 14th 2018 at 10am in Building K
This information is relevant for the present academic year.
1 December 2018
1 March 2019
The application portal will open in mid-OctoberDo you have questions about your application? Please see our FAQ