What will you learn?

Information Security - Master's Programme, 2 years - Gjøvik

What will you learn?

The Master programme in Information Security equips you to plan, execute, and lead work in the field of information security in a professional manner. Information security is an interdisciplinary area, requiring a solid foundation in computer science and mathematics.

The programme has three study directions:

  • Information Security Technology - generally focuses on the technological aspects of information security.
  • Information Security Management - centres on how you can handle and prevent cyberattacks to strengthen societal security.
  • Digital Investigation - aims to educate the experts of the future in detecting digital crimes.

In this master's programme, you will become part of the international academic community surrounding the Norwegian Information Security Laboratory (www.nislab.no), which includes regular scientific seminars, monthly special guest lectures, and annual hacking competitions.

All instruction is conducted in English.

Full-time and Part-time  

The Master's in Information Security is available as both a full-time and part-time study programme.

  • Complete the master's degree in 2 or 4 years
  • High degree of flexibility and close connection to the academic community
  • Up to 10 days of on-campus gatherings in Gjøvik per semester
  • Web-supported instruction

Tuition fee: Only a semester fee (as of Spring 2020, the semester fee is 580 kroner) For more information about the programme's organisation, please refer to the Year Schedule.