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Master Programme in Information Security

Lulea University of Technology
2 years
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Kiruna, Luleå
English

Program description

Study the Master Programme in Information SecurityMaster Programme in Information Security

The Master Programme in Information Security at Luleå University of Technology is an education program in the securing of information. This field is becoming increasingly important in today's world, as information is one of the most important assets of a company or an organisation and the number of networks and databases are increasing.

During the first year of the Master Programme in Information Security, students study safety, critical systems, information security, risk analysis, and information classification. They gain an understanding of the techniques used to transfer information between users in business, and how this can be done securely. Students have the opportunity to complete project work in a company or public authority.

In the 2nd year of the Master Programme in Information Security, students use new global information systems in studying security management and Internet security. Focuses are on management and technology. Sales and service techniques regarding security issues with Internet systems are also reviewed. 

Education courses in the Master Programme in Information Security provide students contact with companies and organizations in order to apply theoretical knowledge to real-world practice. Students may study this program either on campus or over a distance by means of the Internet. Upon completion of the Master Programme in Information Security, graduates are well prepared to launch successful careers in the field of information security, in positions such as Information Security Engineer or Information Security Manager.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements for the Master Programme in Information Security at Luleå University of Technology are:

  • A Bachelor´s degree with a minimum of 180 ECTS with at least 60 ECTS in the area of computer science, systems science, information technology or a closely related area; the degree must include a final thesis of 15 ECTS
  • Applicants must have documented skills in English corresponding to the level of English in Swedish upper secondary education (English B) OR proven language proficiency in English, can for example be shown by an international English test as TOEFL or IELTS

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Tuition fees

The tuition fee for the Masters Programme in Information Security at Luleå University of Technology is 160,000SEK for the entire duration.

About this institute

Lulea University of Technology

Lulea University of Technology

The Luleå University of Technology (LTU) is a world-class research and educational institution, and is the northernmost university of technology in all of Scandinavia. LTU cooperates with companies in order to provide students with a real-world context for their studies...


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