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Cyber Security, MSc in Engineering

Master (2 years) of Science in Engineering (Cyber Security), 120 ECTS
Engineering Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Aalborg University (AAU)
Campus Copenhagen
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7455 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


Cyber Security is a cross-curricular master’s programme which draws on a number of research environments gathered in the cyber security research programme.The Cyber Security educational programme equips you with the skills to handle challenges in the increasing number of cyber-attacks, which companies and institutions are facing.Application deadline March 1st.YOU WILL LEARN ABOUT
  • Crisis communication
  • Strategic planning and design of solutions for development, test and verification of secure systems and software
  • Development of critical risk- and threats analysis
  • Analysis and handling of cyber threats and prevention of attacks
  • Design and upgrade of the architecture in IT-systems
  • Network security and honeypots
Half of your time is spent on project work in groups according to the AAU Problem Based Learning-model. Apart from good cooperation skills, this will give you the ability to handle technical problem solving at a high level as well as the capacity to work with and manage all phases of a project. However, you are also trained to master development-, analysis- and service tasks on independent level.

Career Opportunities  

Your Cyber Security profile qualifies you for jobs within companies, which develop cyber security products or solutions; companies, which have assets to be protected; or consultancies. These companies and public institutions demands experts within cyber security, cyber threats are increasing.With your profile you will enable you to build secure systems, and to prevent, detect and mitigate cyber-attacks.Witn an in-depth understanding of cyber security theory, methods and concepts, you will have the knowledge that enable you to continue learning and developing – this is crucial in a field where technologies and tools develop fast, and where continuous learning and development is part of the profession.


To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aalborg University directly at   
A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students outside EU, EAA, or from Switzerland. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.

For Further Information

Website for Cyber Security

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01



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