MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAMME

Experienced-based Master in Information Security

– Learning outcome

Knowledge

  • The candidate possesses advanced knowledge in the field of information security generally and the chosen track specifically: Digital forensics and cybercrime investigation, Corporate forensics or Cyber operations.
  • The candidate possesses thorough knowledge of the theory, best practices and methods in the field of information security generally and the chosen track specifically.
  • The candidate is capable of applying knowledge in new areas within the field of information security generally and the chosen track specifically.
  • The candidate is familiar with current state-of-the-art in the field of information security generally and the chosen track specifically.
  • The candidate possesses thorough knowledge of methodology, needed to plan and carry out application and development projects in the field of information security generally and the chosen track specifically.

Skills

  • The candidate is capable of analyzing existing theories, methods and interpretations of theories within the chosen track as well as independently analysing and solving theoretical and practical problems.
  • The candidate is capable of using independently relevant methods in fact-finding and development. These methods include literature study, critical thinking, logical reasoning and performing methodologically sound experiments together with interpreting their results.
  • The candidate is capable of performing critical analysis of different information sources and applying the results of that analysis in academic and practical reasoning, structuring and formulating theoretical and application-specific problems.
  • The candidate is capable of carrying out a plan of a specialization project under supervision.
  • The candidate is capable of completing an independent study and development project of moderate size under supervision (example: the master thesis), adhering to the current code of professional conduct and ethics in academic fieldwork.

General competence
 

  • The candidate is capable of analyzing professional and academic problems.
  • The candidate is capable of using knowledge and skills to carry out advanced tasks and projects.
  • The candidate is capable of imparting comprehensive independent work in the field of information security. The candidate also masters the terminology in the field of information security and his/her area of specialization.
  • The candidate is capable of communicating academic issues, analysis and conclusions both with experts in the field of information security and with the general audience.
  • The candidate emerge with greater insight and confidence in the professional role.
  • The candidate can identify and evaluate ethical dilemmas in the conducting work.
  • The candidate is capable of contributing to innovation and innovation processes.