Information security - Experiencedbased master´s degree, 3 years, Gjøvik
- 15. april Application deadline
About Information Security
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)
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.
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.
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.
Recommended optional fields of study (offered through elective courses):
- Digital Forensics and Cybercrime Investigation
- Cyber Operations and Readiness
- Corporate Forensics and Incident Response
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.
If you have questions about the study program, please contact our student advisors at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
Friday 14. aug 2020, attendance is requiered.