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Program description

Cybersecurity

The Laurea Magistrale in Cybersecurity of the Sapieza University of Rome is characterized by aninterdisciplinary offering that collects contributions from computer science, engineering, statistics, legal-economic and organizational sciences, along with specific knowledge of the major application domains ofcyberattack protection. This master's degree provides English only teaching to facilitate integration into aninternational work environment, and the participation of foreign students and professors. The MSc inCybersecurity provides three study plans designed to train professionals with different skills, namelly: theSoftware plan, the Processes and Governance plan, and the Infrastructures and Systems plan. This master'sdegree is a 2-year, 120 ECTS program ending with the development and discussion of a final thesis project.

Admission requirements

To be admitted, students must meet the following requirements:

  • hold a bachelor’s degree, a three-year university diploma or any other suitable title of study got abroad;
  • have acquired at least 44 ECTS in the following disciplinary sectors as a whole:
    • ING-INF/05 Information processing system;
    • ING-INF/01 Electronics;
    • ING-INF/02 Electromagnetic fields;
    • ING-INF/03 Telecommunications;
    • ING-INF/04 Control engineering;
    • ING-IND/31 Electrical engineering;
    • ING-IND/35 Management engineering;
    • INF/01 Computer science;
    • FIS/01 Experimental physics;
    • MAT/02 Algebra;
    • MAT/03 Geometry;
    • MAT/05 Mathematical analysis;
    • MAT/06 Probability and mathematical statistics;
    • MAT/08 Numerical analysis;
    • MAT/09 Operational research;
    • SECS-S/01 - Statistics
    • SECS-P/06 Applied economics
    • SECS-P/07 – Business administration
    • SECS-P/08 Business economics and management
    • SECS-P/10 Business organisation
    • IUS/01 Private law
    • IUS/20 Philosophy of law

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


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Program content

First year

  • Cryptography
  • Network Infrastructures
  • Distributed Systems
  • Statistics
  • Cyber and Computer Law
  • Ethical Hacking

Second year

  • Malware Analysis and Incident Forensics
  • Security Governance
  • Cyber Security Seminars

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

The tuition fee for this program is €1000 per year. 

Qualification

Learning outcomes

The Masters Degree aims to endow students with advanced knowledge and train professional skills that are necessary to research, design, implement, test, coordinate and manage information technology systems related to the different application areas of computer sciences and technologies in the framework of the security and protection of computer systems, networks and infrastructures and the security and privacy of data treatment. The Masters graduates in Cybersecurity perform activities in order to design, develop, implement, check, maintain, control and manage secure and protected computer infrastructures and systems. The main purpose of their work is to constantly improve secure and protected computer systems, also in relation to the secure management of sensitive data, accompanied by the ability to adopt and suggest the use of innovative tools that are constantly made available in this field. Therefore, the Masters Degree aims to train professionals who are endowed with high-level scientific and technological knowledge, methodological and operational skills and who develop an open and critical mind towards the problems related to the use of computer technologies.

Career opportunities

The main professional opportunities of the Masters graduates in this area are found in the field of the security of infrastructure and computer systems and sensitive data treatment for companies providing products and services, public administrative bodies and, in general, any organisation using secure IT systems, such as small, medium-sized and large enterprises, public institutions, private and public research bodies and institutes for economic and social analyses.

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Sapienza University of Rome

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Sapienza University of Rome

Piazzale Aldo Moro, 5
00185 Rome
Italy

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