Master in Computer Engineering - Cybersecurity, Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence


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Program Description

The Master in Computer Engineering - Cybersecurity, Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence is a 12-month study path that provides advanced skills in the field of computer engineering and systems engineering, analyzing issues of fundamental importance for the development of the IT sector , such as artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and data analytics.

The areas of specialization in Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics, today represent the sectors on which public and private sector investments are concentrated to ensure technological and economic development worldwide.

In this context, the Master's program provides a complete knowledge of the potential applications of intelligent systems and automation models, analyzing the use of artificial intelligence and data science, as a tool for controlling security systems and preventing cyber attacks. . Fundamental principles of software engineering, such as design, architecture and systems verification, will be analyzed as key elements to understand the potential applications of artificial intelligence, machine learning and data generation systems and processes complex.

In particular, the master aims to provide students with:

  • Ability to design and implement safe intelligent systems.
  • Advanced skills in information security management in ICT applications, services and systems.
  • Practical-operational skills to guide, manage and implement ICT systems projects based on artificial intelligence.


The objective of the master is to provide students with the skills most required by the labor market in the field of Information Technology, such as software development and management, cloud computing, artificial intelligence and cyber security.

The main career opportunities for Master's graduates include the following positions:

  • Security analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Systems Analyst
  • Systems Administrator
  • Big Data Specialist
  • Cloud Computing Specialist
  • Artificial Intelligence Specialist
  • Cybersecurity Manager

The Master is aimed at:

  • Graduates in the sectors: economics, engineering and marketing who intend to specialize in the field of information security, big data and data analytics and artificial intelligence.
  • IT professionals who want to improve their skills or specialize in the operational areas most requested by the job market.

Main Areas of Specialization


The courses dedicated to IT security prepare students for the management of IT security systems, cyber risk, data protection and incident management. Students will acquire the skills necessary to assess IT risks and design and implement security measures capable of preventing cyber attacks. Key elements will also be analyzed such as cryptography, jurisdiction in the field of cyber security, risk management and prevention and the use of artificial intelligence as a tool to enhance the effectiveness of control and response systems to increasingly more attacks. sophisticated.

Artificial intelligence

The courses dedicated to artificial intelligence offer students a preparation on the statistical, mathematical and engineering foundations of the discipline and on the methods and tools for designing, manufacturing and managing highly innovative products and services. In particular, the advantages of artificial intelligence in the various professional sectors will be analyzed through the automation of highly complex tasks that make it possible to digitize processes and increase productivity. The tools, methodologies and concrete applications of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to support the growth and competitive advantage of the business will also be presented.

Data Analytics

The courses dedicated to the Data Analytics area offer theoretical and practical preparation on data science and on the relationship that exists within modern information systems. The management, modeling and transformation of Big Data into information and knowledge through advanced algorithms are nowadays necessary skills for any company and manager. For this reason, the courses will deepen fundamental topics such as Data Management, Big Data, Business Intelligence and Social Analysis and will provide students with the necessary preparation on the fundamental statistical concepts for the determination of methods and models useful for forecasting and data analysis.

Master's start date:

  • Fall semester: September 28, 2020 - October 19, 2020
  • Summer semester: January 7, 2021 - February 26, 2021

Cost of the master: € 3,900

Scholarships of 30% and 50% available for students who send the scholarship request via email to the admissions office of the University at the address: accompanied by the following documentation:

  • Copy of identity document
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copy of the degree diploma or historical certificate of the exams taken

For more information on the course, you can contact the teaching secretariat at:

Last updated Sep 2020

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