Level: Master
Application period: 2023-10-16 - 2024-05-02
Start date: Autumn 2024
City: Jönköping
Degree: Degree of Master (60 credits) with a major in Computer Science, specialisation in Cybersecurity., 60 credits

The need for skilled cybersecurity professionals has never been bigger. In an ever-evolving cyber threat landscape, we will ensure that you are trained in the latest technologies and concepts. Our Master's programme in Cybersecurity is designed to equip individuals like you, holding a bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, informatics, information systems or similar with knowledge of the fundamentals to the latest advancements. You'll gain a deep understanding and expertise of the methodologies, tools, and strategies that you will need to take on the complex issues plaguing our digital landscape.


Practical focus and real-world relevance

Throughout the program, you'll engage in practical exercises, simulations, and real-world projects that mirror the challenges faced by cybersecurity professionals. By working on authentic scenarios, you'll develop critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills essential for success in the field. These practical experiences will set you apart from the competition and make you an invaluable asset to future employers. In addition, you will have the possibility to select a focus in several courses that align with your personal interests, background, and professional goals.


Connection to research and innovation

As a part of our programme, you'll have a close connection to research within cybersecurity. Our Department of Computer Science and Informatics especially focus on studying cybersecurity and privacy in the industrial and public sectors. But our faculty's expertise spans diverse areas, including human aspects of cybersecurity, usable security, awareness, management, and social engineering. This brings industry insights, practical expertise, and academic excellence to the classroom, ensuring that you receive high quality education and guidance throughout your education.


All courses in the program are conducted in English. You will study alongside students from all over the world with various academic backgrounds.

Upon graduation, you'll join a leading group of professionals well-equipped for successful careers in the cybersecurity industry. A Master's degree in Cybersecurity doesn't just open doors in a single industry; it unlocks opportunities across various sectors. Cyber threats know no bounds, affecting manufacturing, automotive, banking, education, healthcare, retail, and more. You'll be well-prepared to tackle diverse roles such as cybersecurity analyst, consultant, engineer, or cybersecurity manager.


Completion of this Master's program also qualifies you to apply for further third-cycle education leading to a licentiate or doctoral degree.

The programme is conducted at School of Engineering
Credits: 60 credits
Level: Master
Language: English
Rate of study: Full-time
City: Jönköping
Place of study: Campus-based
Start date: Autumn 2024
Requirements: The applicant must hold a minimum of a bachelor's degree (i.e., the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) with at least 90 credits in Computer Science, Informatics, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, or the equivalent. Proof of English proficiency is required.

Read more about our Admissions Requirements.
Application code: HJ-MU135
Degree: Degree of Master (60 credits) with a major in Computer Science, specialisation in Cybersecurity.
Tuition fee: For the first semester: 75000 SEK
Total tuition fee: 150000 SEK

Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students

Semester 1

Critical Infrastructure and the Internet of Things 7.5 credits

Cybersecurity Overview 7.5 credits

Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing 7.5 credits

State-of-the-art and Research Methods in Cybersecurity 7.5 credits

Semester 2

Cybersecurity Operations and Incident Response 7.5 credits

Digital Ethics and Privacy 7.5 credits

Final Project Work in Computer Science 15 credits

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