Information security - Experiencedbased master´s degree, 3 years, Gjøvik
- 15. april Application deadline
New Student Information & Orientation
New Student Information & Orientation
The International Office in Gjøvik will organise an orientation week for the new international students from 16 to 20 August. The programme will include information meetings and social events.
More information will come.
We are very much looking forward to welcoming new students to NTNU!
At the online 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.
Thursday 20 August
The start-up seminar is mandatory.
When: 11.30–17.00 (approximately)
Where: Online via Zoom. All students will receive an email with a meeting link.
- 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: firstname.lastname@example.org or sms 93213254.
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About Information Security
What will you learn?
Do you work with information security, digital forensics or cybercrime? This master’s degree programme is designed to enable you to combine your studies with your job. It is intended for anyone who needs expertise on information security in their work.
With this experience-based master's degree in information security, you will learn how to manage and prevent cyber attacks to reinforce security in society. You will learn how to build safe and solid information systems, as well as the theoretical background and attitudes necessary to succeed in this important and rewarding application domain.
- You take the programme part-time over three years
- High degree of flexibility with close links to the academic community
- Up to 10 days of group sessions in Gjøvik during the semester
- Online-supported teaching
- No tuition fees, only semester fees (for the spring semester 2020, the semester fee is NOK 580)
Apply for admission
To be admitted to the programme of study, applicants must have a relevant bachelor’s degree with a grade point average of at least C, and at least two years of relevant work experience. How to apply and details of admission requirements.
Graduates will be qualified to work as ICT and critical infrastructure providers, corporate forensic investigators and incident responders, as well as for positions in the fileds of law enforcement, national security and defence. What can you work with?
This study is mainly organised as an online study (note: some presence on campus is required). The study is conducted through a digital learning platform that facilitates student activity – such as exercises through a virtual computer lab. Everyday student life in Information technology.
Structure of the programme
Recommended optional fields of study (offered through elective courses):
- Digital Forensics and Cybercrime Investigation
- Cyber Operations and Readiness
- Corporate Forensics and Incident Response
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: Experience-based Master in Information Security
Duration: 3 years part time, 90 ECTS
Programme code: MISEB
Restricted admission? Yes
Language of instruction: English
Start-up seminar: Friday August 14, 2020 (mandatory attendance)
City: Gjøvik, Norway
MISEB - Application deadlines
1 March 2021
Admission August 2021: The application portal will open in October for non-EU students
15 April 2020
Norwegian and Nordic applicants can apply through the Søknadsweb MASTERNOR from 01.02.2020.