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Information Security Technology

Degree type
MSc
Language of education
English (100%)
Duration
24 months
Tuition fee EU/EEA
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Education type
Fulltime
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Application deadline
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Accreditations
Netherlands Government
Type of institution
Research University
City
Eindhoven

Program description

The protection of electronic data against threats during storage/ transmission is of ever-increasing importance. You’ll learn tools for secure communication and data protection in many situations.

The master program in Information Security Technology gives you a wide range of theories and techniques; like business, legal and ethical aspects. You’ll combine scientific attitude with engineering methods. You’ll learn to work independent, to reflect yourself, analyze critical and to generate new ideas. Besides that, you have to work dedicated and you have to work systematic and methodological in a multidisciplinary environment.

Information Security Technology graduates can work with new security systems of the review for existing systems. Other applications can be to design relevant claims for security of an application and select the right techniques which are sufficient enough. After finishing this master you can work in research centers, scientific organizations, Research and Development in organizations, financial world, government institutions and consultancy.

Information Security Technology Curriculum

The Information Security Technology master program is divided into: 

  • 6x6 ects in mandatory courses providing basic skills needed for computer security experts, covering cryptography, network, software, hardware and OS security.
  • 3x6 ects optional security-specific courses. 
  • 36 ects worth of remaining courses, consisting of general computer science mandatory courses and optional courses.
  • 30 ects for the final project.

Subjects
This two year master program is divided into: 6x6 ects in mandatory courses providing basic skills needed for computer security experts, covering cryptography, network, software, hardware and OS security. 3x6 ects optional security-specific courses. 36 ects worth of remaining courses, consisting of general computer science mandatory courses and optional courses. 30 ects for the final project.

Objectives
Society is currently dominated by the increasing role of computerised systems. However, as a side effect, society becomes increasingly vulnerable to misuse of such systems. This explains the growing interest in and importance of computer security. The Information Security Technology master aims at educating those who will occupy the leading positions in this field.

Information Security Technology Related Programs

Besides the MSc Information Security Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology offers a range of other IT related programs such as the English taught master in Computer Science and Engineering

See which programs are related to the MSc Information Security Technology

Information Security Technology Scholarships

Students who would like to register for the Master Information Security Technology will need to have sufficient funds for tuition and living expenses. Getting a scholarship could be the first step towards obtaining a top MSc degree at Eindhoven University of Technology.

See which scholarships you can apply for if you want to do the Information Security Technology MSc program.

About Eindhoven University of Technology

Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is a research university specializing in engineering science & technology. Our education, research and knowledge valorization contribute to:

- science for society: solving the major societal issues and boosting prosperity and welfare by focusing on the Strategic Areas of Energy,  Health and Smart Mobility
- science for industry: the development of technological innovation in cooperation with industry
- science for science: progress in engineering sciences through excellence in key research cores and innovation in education

Excellent Education
We see it as our duty to train engineers to possess a sound scientific basis and scientific depth. They also have the necessary skills to successfully flourish in social sectors and functions.

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Admission requirements

Previous education

a relevant Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent)

Grade average

For admission a minimum of 75% CGPA. For entry to Talent Scholarship Program a minimum of 80% CGPA.

Written request

Letter of motivation

Language requirements

CPE: C1, IELTS overall band: 6.5, TOEFL internet based: 90

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