Overview

The international Master’s programme with two main specialties – Cyber Security and Digital Forensics – provides students with core skills in wide aspects of the security of information systems and specialized skills in computer security incidents and crime evidence. 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 and to conduct research within the Estonian Centre of Excellence in Computer Science.

The programme is taught jointly by the two largest public universities in Estonia (students have the opportunity to study in both universities). 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.

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.

Apply now! Fall 2016
Application deadline
15 Apr 2016 23:59 (GMT)
Application period has ended
Studies commence
1 Sep 2016