MSc in Cybersecurity

Description: MSc in Cybersecurity
Duration: 1 year
NFQ Level: Level 9
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Cybersecurity is an essential need for a modern society in which information technology and services pervade every aspect of our lives. Cybersecurity has the fastest growth rate among all areas of IT, with the labour market encountering a severe workforce shortage in this field.

Location Start Date

IFSC Campus

20/01/2020 Apply Now

IFSC Campus

14/09/2020 Apply Now

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About this Course

The aim of this programme is to provide learners with essential expert technical knowledge, competence and research skills of the most important technical concepts of cybersecurity and how they are applied in emerging areas such as device security and forensics.

The course is technical and practical in nature, uniquely embedded in industry, and develops in-depth expertise of core technical topics within the area of cybersecurity such as information security, secure programming, network security, penetration testing, malware analysis, IT law and ethics, and technologies and tools that support application and service vulnerability detection, incident detection, data and log retrieval and analysis. The course also provides a sharper focus into forensics and cloud security through the two specialisations that are offered to the learners.

A unique feature of this course is the strong collaboration of the college with the industry in the development and delivery of the MSc in Cybersecurity course. The Domain Context module creates a space into which companies may provide in-house training, professional certification preparation or deliver knowledge on the latest technologies currently used by specific cybersecurity companies. The Internship module also connects students with the industry and supports students’ employment in the cyber security domain.

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