About this course
There is a huge demand for security experts to identify and defend against cyber-attacks in our increasingly digital world. With the IU Master in Cyber Security you’ll become a specialist in statistical and digital forensic methods and enter an exciting career field that is continually growing in importance. As a specialist in cyber security, you will protect companies and systems against cyberattacks, secure sensitive data, and ensure all systems run in line with local and international regulations. Our master’s degree in Cyber Security will develop your skills and give you well-rounded knowledge of important subjects and trends. Study 100% online with us.
Prerequisites for admission to the Computer Science Master programme:
- Completed undergraduate study from a public or officially recognised university/higher education institution (180 ECTS) in the fields of Computer Science or a related field
- Proof of English skills (Get more information )
- If English is your native language or you graduated from an English-speaking school/university, you do not have to prove your English skills.
- Final grade of at least "Satisfactory" or grade C (as commonly used in countries overseas excluding Europe)*
[*] Minimum grade point average equivalent of 3.0 according to the German grading system.
Access options (depending on the previous study):
- For 240 ECTS from first degree: direct access possible
- For 210 ECTS from first degree: must take a qualification test (TASC)
- For 180 ECTS from first degree: must take a qualification test (TASC)
With digitalisation, cyber-attacks on software and systems are on the rise. To ensure the confidentiality of important data, just about every company, organisation, and government agency alike requires competent cyber security professionals. There is now a huge and unmet demand for security experts with a keen eye to identify and defend against cyber-attacks. With the IU Master in Cyber Security, a programme taught fully online, you will acquire all the skills you need to protect data and ensure top security measures for systems used by companies worldwide. You’ll become a specialist in securing infrastructures against attacks, risks or malware using statistical and digital forensic methods. This degree is offered as a consecutive 120-ECTS programme or a shorter non-consecutive version worth 60 ECTS credits.