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Master of Science in Cyber Security

EIT Digital Master School
Program overview
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
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Program description

Master of Science in Cyber Security

Our Master School programs Cyber Security has been developed to equip responsible cybersecurity specialists with the right knowledge and skills to be able to contribute to make the digital world a safer place.

The programs focuses on the study of the design, development and evaluation of secure computer systems, which are also capable of ensuring privacy for future ICT systems. The aim is to provide students with an understanding of the concepts and technologies for achieving confidentiality, integrity, authenticity, and privacy protection for information processed across networks.

Students will learn the fresh hot topics of the field including blockchain technologies, crypto currencies, practical (ethical) hacking, and quantum cryptography.

The EIT Digital Cyber Security (CSE) Master’s degree offers:

  • Cutting edge technical content within the field of Cyber Security
  • Studies at two of Europe´s foremost technical universities leading to a double degree
  • A close integration with tailored business courses in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • A thesis work well grounded in industrial security and privacy problems
  • Access to the competence of eight EIT Digital innovation action lines, not least through a summer school between the two years
  • Access to the co-location centres and innovation ecosystems of the EIT Digital nodes.

Admission requirements

If you wish to apply to this programs you must have a Bachelor of Science in, or be in your final year of studies of:

  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • Mathematics
  • Electrical Engineering

Reasonable knowledge of the fundamentals of computing and information sciences and technologies is required.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Year 1 (Common courses)

Compulsory courses include:

  • Computer Security
  • Network Security
  • System Security
  • Information Security Management
  • Cryptography and Privacy
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship (I&E) courses

Year 2 (Specializations)

  • Specialization courses
  • I&E study/semester project
  • Master thesis

Specializations include:

    • Advanced Cryptography 
    • Applied Security
    • High Tech, Human Touch
    • Mobile and Cloud Security
    • Security of Networked Systems
    • Software Security

    Scholarships & funding

    Scholarships have a duration of two years, are merit-based, and are offered to the top applicants in each programs and each entry point.

    For more information about scholarships, please visit the university website.

    Tuition fees

    EU/EEA students:

    • Per semester: 750 EUR 
    • Per year: 1,500 EUR 

    International/Non-EU students:

    • Per semester: 7,000 EUR 
    • Per year: 14,000 EUR 


    Credits: 120 ECTS

    Upon completion, graduates receive degrees from the two universities and a certificate awarded by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology.

    Career opportunities

    Graduates from the Cyber Security (CSE) master’s programs will qualify for jobs in international and local organisations in both technical and business roles. Typical titles are:

    • Cyber Security consultant
    • Security Analyst
    • Information Security Architect
    • Cyber Security Specialist
    • Computer forensics expert
    • Privacy-by-design consultant
    • Security Auditor

    Cyber Security is also a burgeoning field for the design and development of new products and services. Graduates will easily find jobs within companies that provide value-added products and services, such as telecom companies, game companies, e-learning, web developers, and the entertainment industry.

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    About this institute

    EIT Digital Master School

    EIT Digital Master School is a collaboration between the best technical universities in Europe, top European research institutes and leading business organisations. We aim to forge entrepreneurial talents in digital innovation through outstanding education. By joining the Master School, you...

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    Average rating 4.5

    Based on 2 reviews.

    Before applying to the EIT Digital Master School, I thought this program would have given to me a great experience just because it guaranteed me to study at two universities, thus, to have a double degree. Fortunately, I later discovered that there was more. In fact, not only did it offer me an international experience in the field of cybersecur...
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    Vinko Mlacic
    This master includes an I&E innovation minor which helps students to get into the innovator/businessman mindset. The program allows you to do your master in two different countries which I found very valuable. I have met a lot of future professionals from all parts of the world and created a network of people coming from different cultural envir...
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    EIT Digital Master School

    Rue Guimard 7
    1040 Brussels

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