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MScCyber Security

Tallinn University of Technology
Estonia, Tallinn
School of Information Technologies Estonia, Akadeemia tee 15a, Tallinn 12618
Tuition fee

Full tuition fee waivers available
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Application fee €100.00 one-time

The application fee is non-refundable!
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Course code 100946
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Overview

The international Master’s programme with three main specialties – Cyber Security, Digital Forensics and Cryptography – provides students with core skills in wide aspects of the security of information systems and specialized skills in the chosen specialization. Students get a unique chance to study under high-level cyber security practitioners from Estonian banks, telecoms, law enforcement, CERT and the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence.

The programme is taught jointly by the two largest public universities in Estonia. The Cyber Security and Digital Forensics studies are concentrated in Tallinn, while Cryptography specialization is concentrated in Tartu. Upon successful completion of the programme students will receive a joint degree signed by both universities – Tallinn University of Technology and University of Tartu.


Key features

  • A programme that is unique in Europe and offered in a country that has national experience of cyber-attacks
  • Teaching staff with the latest high-level experience and know-how
  • International guest lecturers from related industries and institutions (banks, CERT, law enforcement, NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence, et al.)
  • An internationally recognised qualification

The suggested guide for location:

* 1. semester (fall): Tallinn University of Technology * 2. semester (spring): University of Tartu * 3. semester (fall): Tallinn University of Technology * 4. semester (spring): Tallinn University of Technology or University of Tartu, devoted to Master’s thesis.

Programme structure

  • Specialisation: Cyber Security

The 2 year (120 ECTS) curriculum comprises the following modules:

General Studies (6 ECTS)
Core Studies (24 ECTS)
Cyber Security Technologies (6 ECTS)
Special Studies in Cyber Security (54 ECTS)
Free Choice Courses (6 ECTS)
Graduation Thesis (6 ECTS)

  • Specialisation: Digital Forensics

The 2 year (120 ECTS) curriculum comprises the following modules:

General Studies (6 ECTS)
Core Studies (24 ECTS)
Cyber Security Technologies (6 ECTS)
Special Studies in Digital Forensics (54 ECTS)
Free Choice Courses (6 ECTS)
Graduation Thesis (24 ECTS)

Career opportunities

The programme conveys the specialist knowledge and professional skills needed on a career path leading to high-end technical roles (e.g. security analyst, architect or research engineer) or managerial roles (e.g. project/team leader or technology officer). Great networking possibilities and collaboration with leading specialists in the field will present graduates with a range of career opportunities.

The studies can also be continued at doctoral level. The direct follow-up curriculum at TTÜ is Information and Communication Technology (IAQD).

Apply now! Fall semester 2018/19
Application deadline
May 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2018

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States