DTU Compute - Master of Cyber Security

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Technical University of Denmark

Master of Cyber Security Know the systems, understand the risks, and shape the cyber security policies in your company. The need for cyber security is rising – do you need to upgrade your skills? Due to the increasing digitalization in Danish society and in the rest of the world, focus has increased on IT security and the various risks companies, authorities, and citizens face. As a result, DTU Compute Continuing E ­ ducation has created a Master’s program in Cyber Security, so that companies and authorities have the ­opportunity to qualify and train IT security staff and managers to deal with the increasing pressure in relation to cybercrime. The Master’s program is especially relevant for you, if you are an IT security manager, product or project m ­ anager, IT architect or network architect /administrator. But the program can be followed by anyone with an IT/digital ­background who wants a broad introduction and solid professional foundation in cyber security.

Recommended study plan for Master in Cyber Security Term



Security Principles

Risk Management

IT Security Governance


Identity & Access Management

Enterprise Security Architectures

Consultancy Project


Application Security

Data Protection & Privacy

Trends in Cyber Security


Master Project Courses         Projects

The study program The study program for the Master in Cyber Security consists of 8 taught courses and 2 projects (incl. the final Master Project). The total workload is equivalent to one year of full-time work, but the study program is ­designed so that the courses and projects are taken over a 2 year period, with the possibility to develop an individual study plan that extends the program for up to 4 years in total. All of the taught courses on the Master in Cyber Security can be taken individually.

With a Master in Cyber Security you will be able to: • Develop risk assessments of your company’s current IT security situation • Develop secure IT systems • Formulate security policies for IT systems

Focus: Format: Costs: Admission:

Individuals with IT/digital background 2 years, part-time 300.000 DKK ex. VAT BSc degree + 2 years work experience or on the basis of an individual assessment Language: English

Learn more: www.dtu.dk/cyber-security Contact: +45 45 25 33 77 / continuing-education@compute.dtu.dk