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Master's Degree in Research in Cybersecurity

University of León
2 years
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Online / Distance
Online / distance program
Starts September

Program description

Master's Degree in Research in Cybersecurity

The Master of Research in Cybersecurity from Universidad de León is a two years program (120 ECTS) in cybersecurity research:

The first course allows students to obtain knowledge in the most relevant cybersecurity research fields: systems cybersecurity (operating system and network), software security, cyber-physical systems security (including industrial security), human aspects and legal implications of cybersecurity, mathematics for cybersecurity, and security auditing and forensics. All modules are mandatory, allowing students to know where they would like to start their future research.

The second course is split in two semesters; during the first one students choose elective subjects of their preference to expand their knowledge in their field of choice: systems, software, industrial, human & legal, mathematics, auditing and forensics, or even practical experience, a six month paid work experience in a cybersecurity related company; the second semester is devoted to work on their master thesis.

In addition, RENIC(Red de Excelencia Nacional de Investigación en Ciberseguridad), is a collaborator entity and the Master in Cybersecurity has been chosen as one of the best Masters in Spain, the only one in Cybsersecurity, for the course 2017-2018 by the newspaper EL MUNDO.

The master degree is taught completely in Spanish and the content will be offered, with an international scope, both in-classroom and online.

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You can access the full details of the Master in Cybersecurity here (in Spanish).

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University of León

University of León

The University of León (ULe) is a public institution of higher education and research founded as an autonomous entity in 1979. It is based on two campuses, in the cities of León and Ponferrada and the total number of students...

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Av. Facultad de Vetrinaria, 25
24004 León

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