PROFESSIONAL MASTER’S IN CYBERSECURITY ENGINEERING

OVERVIEW

The course aims to provide the necessary competencies for a cyber security specialist who is responsible for strengthening information systems as well as preventing cyber-attacks and security incidents, carrying out risk analysis and offering security measures to mitigate threats in their workplace or for an external client.

The level of turbulence in the information space is growing rapidly. Security has become a broad and complex concept and being competent in matters related to media literacy, strategic communication, technologies and cyber security is important to us as individuals as well as representatives of states and organisations. Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences' study offer addresses this demand, offering education that prepares specialists with skills in:

✔️ Cybersecurity Engineering

✔️ Cybersecurity policy

✔️ Strengthening Information Systems

✔️ Legal and ethical compliance

CAREER

In the near future the demand for Engineering and Information and communication technology specialists will surpass supply, which opens up great career prospects for cybersecurity specialists. 

Graduates can work in various public and private sector organisations as integrated security testers and cybersecurity specialists, who can collaborate effectively, think critically and make data-based decisions.

Partners

cert.lv   TestDevLab  EchoTech  analytica  VRAA   v  k

  

FAST FACTS

Language: English
Duration: full-time 2 years (4 semesters)
ECTS: 120
Degree title: PROFESSIONAL MASTER’S DEGREE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES
EQF: Level 7
Exchange opportunities:  Available through Erasmus+ and Nordplus.

 

Lecture schedule

Lectures will be held on weekends (Friday evenings and Saturdays) twice a month, so the program is suitable for working professionals.

TUITION FEES 2021./2022. ACAD.Y.

Tuition fees: EU, EEA, Swiss Confederation - 4200 EUR per academic year 

8400 for full programme

 

NUMBER OF SUPPORTED STUDY PLACES IN 2021./2022. ACAD.Y.

EU, EEA, Swiss Confederation - 10

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technologies or Information and Communication Technology
  • Evidence of English language competence (e.g. TOEFL, IELTS).
  • Master's theses proposal - view here

For further information, please contact ViA International Office at international@va.lv.

APPLICATION DEADLINES 2021

EU/ EEA/ Swiss Confederation applicants: AUGUST 20 (students are eligible to apply for Latvian state funded study placements).

For further information, please contact ViA International Office at international@va.lv.