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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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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Accreditations, Rankings, and Memberships
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.
Cambridge Assessment International Education / High School Diploma A-Levels
IU is the first online university partner of Cambridge International's high school diploma A-Levels. Students now have a chance to earn a high school diploma while studying for a bachelor’s degree – with no additional cost. The A-Levels is a unique 12-month course with a 150-hour workload, which you take alongside your bachelor courses. The A-Levels concludes with an exam that can be retaken an infinite number of times.
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IU is the first German university to get 99/100 on the QS Stars Report, but they also topped 6 out of 25 categories in Germany’s largest university ranking by CHE. Recently IU’s online MBA programmes ranked 26th in Europe in the prestigious QS Online MBA Rankings, an impressive achievement and recognition on the international stage.
IU is a member of the Business Graduate’s Association, Online Learning Consortium, AASCB, and UNESCO's Global Education Coalition. These memberships give them connections to other institutions, companies, and NGOs as well as top-tier degree programmes and lifelong learning development courses. By leveraging cutting-edge technology, IU helps students in need to continue their education and pursue lifelong learning.
Global Recognition and Academic Partners
As IU is recognised by WES Canada and U.S., their degrees can be converted into points according to local academic standards in the Canadian Immigration Point System and American Immigration Assessment Scheme. In April 2023, IU became the first German university to be a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), the only public authority in India that ascertains foreign institutions. This means that their on-campus programmes are recognised by employers across India and other Commonwealth Nations.
Through partnerships with academic institutions from all around the world, IU offers a more affordable way for students to study and live abroad. The IU Study Abroad Alliance lets students start a degree online at IU and complete it at a partner university in the US, Canada, Australia or Europe, where career opportunities are aplenty.
Program Tuition Fee
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.