M.Sc. Cyber Security
IU International University of Applied Sciences - Online Studies
EUR 14,143 *
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* full-time total fees including graduation fee 799€
Start your Master in Cyber Security Online
Cybersecurity experts are highly sought-after professionals. In an increasingly digitalised and data dependant world, your skills will be put to the test, and you’ll have the opportunity to make a real difference by helping companies and governments protect themselves from potential threats. Build on your existing cyber skills, and enrich round out your capabilities in working with data, to ensure your position as an in-demand cyber specialist. And you’ll be able to do it all from wherever you are, 100% online, with the online Master in Cyber Security at IU.
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- Start studying whenever you want to: no need to wait for a semester to start. 100% online, from wherever you are.
- Take your exams whenever you’re ready. 24/7, 365 days a year, from anywhere in the world.
- Build your international network from the very first step and position yourself for success on a global scale.
- At IU, our goal is to give you the tools you need to build a successful career. That’s why 94% of our graduates find a job within 3 months of graduating.
- Our degrees are recognised and accredited globally, giving you better chances to succeed in the international job market.
- We offer flexible payment options, to suit every student. You can pay for your studies each month, or on a yearly basis.
- Earn a degree in an in-demand profession and develop all of the skills you need in order to secure your professional future.
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A cybersecurity expert masters the basics of modern operating systems and is also familiar with distributed applications in the cloud as well as methods of software forensics and data analysis. In our practice-oriented online study programme for cybersecurity, you will be trained to detect cyber threats and will be able to demonstrate leadership potential.
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IU International University of Applied Sciences has received system accreditation from EQAR, FIBAA, the German Accreditation Council, the German Council of Science and Humanities, and WES Canada. This means their courses, faculty and teaching material all match the rigorous standards that have been set for them and they can now accredit their own programmes.
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IU is the first online university partner of Cambridge International's high school diploma pathway. By working with Cambridge, IU offers students a special chance to finish their high school diploma while studying for a bachelor's degree. Since they are required for your bachelor's degree, these high school diploma courses are free of charge. The Study Pathway is a unique 12 months course with a 150-hour workload which you take alongside your bachelor courses. The Pathway concludes with an exam that can be retaken an infinite number of times.
In the current CHE ranking (2020-2022), IU tops the Business Administration field in categories of "General Study Conditions," "Contact with Lecturers," "Study Programmes Offered," "Examinations," "Study Organisation," and "Practical Orientation," winning a total of six out of 25 categories and achieving more top category rankings than any of the more than 300 institutions. IU received a 5-star rating for online learning and a score of 99 out of 100 in the QS, Quacquarelli Symonds, Stars Report, making it the first German university to receive such a ranking. It was also given the FIBAA Premium Seal for Digital Excellence and has excelled in 15 out of 23 criteria, including categories like Future Orientation, Knowledge Management, Quality Assurance of Teaching, and retaining the rating for the next five years. It is the only training provider to get the DtGV's Service Award 2022 from the German Society for Consumer Studies given that it has a dedicated academic staff and trained study coaches who ensure that students are supported throughout their studies.
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After completing your Master’s programme in Cyber Security, you will be a highly sought-after expert who is best qualified for responding efficiently to cyber incidents as well as for forensic methods of identification and defence.
You will have the necessary hard and soft skills required to take responsibility for central security architectures as well as for confidently advising companies and teams on how to optimise cybersecurity. As an expert in your field, you will have excellent opportunities to lead your employer’s security measures as a future manager. You may also be responsible for the digital transformation of teams and companies based on ‘security by design, and work with external agencies to detect and deter criminal activities.
IT Security Architect
Be responsible for any company’s IT security for technical architectures. As an IT security architect, you’ll set in place the protocols and work systems regarding data protection and information security, and support IT departments in security-by-design planning and execution.
Protect digital systems in IT from potential threats. Ensure that security measures are up to date, and locate possible gaps that might leave IT systems exposed to threats. As a security manager, you can decide if you want to focus on a more preventive or proactive approach to cybersecurity, and build your and your company’s own path towards reducing and managing the potential risks of attacks.
Cyber Forensics Analyst
Build IT forensic reports for inner company uses, cybersecurity audits, or even court cases. As a cyber forensics analyst, you’ll investigate and expose all manners of digital criminal activity, from software piracy to manipulations of data.