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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
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.

For any enquiry about the degree, or for registration, please do not hesitate to contact us by email (

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

Admission requirements

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Scholarships & funding

TalentUnileon 2020 scholarships

The TalentUnileon scholarships are excellent scholarships for international students who want to pursue their undergraduate or master's studies at the University of León.

International students who have obtained a higher average mark of at least 8 points out of 10 in their studies prior to the degree or master, respectively, may benefit from this program.

Please visit the university´s website for more details.

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About this institute

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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Why study at University of León

Spain ranked #6 study abroad country

Spain has been ranked the #6 study abroad country in Europe (and #9 in the world) for 2020! With universities founded as far back as 1218, Spain offers you a wide variety of study opportunities to choose from. Your next big adventure could be waiting for you in Spain, so why not take the plunge?


Prestigious researchers involved in learning improvement.

The best-spoken Spanish

In León the Spanish language has almost no accent and is not influenced by other dialects. In our streets you will hear beautifully spoken Spanish...

The best-preserved art

You will be in contact with artistic treasures from all times: from Roman ruins to XXI Century architecture, not forgetting the legendary Pilgrims Way to Santiago.

International diversity

We want you to blend in to our society while enjoying a truly international atmosphere.

Buddy Program (Programa Padrino)

Let your padrino show you around. He will be your best advisor and guide.

Budget destination

Living in León is quite affordable and you can walk or cycle around the city and there are plenty of cheap leisure activities.

Nature and Adventure

Enjoy skiing, trekking, climbing and many other adventure activities on offer around our province.


The “Oficina verde” fosters sustainability and a healthy lifestyle: free use of bicycles, cooking workshops, recycling, etc.

Universidad de León is now part of the European University on Sustainable Production and Responsible Consumption (Eureca-PRO)

An Accessible University

All buildings are accessible and there is a specific administrative unit informs and assists students with specific needs.

Contact info

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24004 León

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