MSc in Cybersecurity

Program Overview

The MSc in Cybersecurity program emphasizes a rigorous foundation in the core disciplines of information security and software engineering. The program is designed in line with the best practices of prominent universities offering similar programs. The program offers students fundamental knowledge, skills, and first-hand experience in cybersecurity by balancing theory and practice, engaging students in active learning, and encouraging collaboration on projects drawn from real-world contexts. Our students enter the program with a strong foundation in computer science or applied computing. They leave the program with a deep knowledge of cybersecurity.

Perspective Professional Occupations
  1. Secure Systems Analyst
  2. Penetration Tester and Ethical Hacker
  3. Secure Systems Architect
  4. Security Software Engineer
  5. Vulnerability Analyst
  6. Systems/Information Security Manager
Program Objectives

Develop the technical capabilities of professionals in cybersecurity to address/mitigate cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities.

Equip graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to strengthen the cybersecurity of public and private sector organizations.

Encourage innovation, research, and development of cybersecurity technologies that can protect against cybersecurity threats and improve privacy.

Prepare graduates to take on leadership roles in cybersecurity, capable of developing and implementing cybersecurity strategies and policies at national and organizational levels.

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