Master degree programmes Master Cyber Security
Master Cyber Security – Programme Structure
Master of Science

Cyber Security

Become a master in cyber security. Learn to protect companies and customers in a variety of industries with this degree.

Become a master in cyber security. Learn to protect companies and customers in a variety of industries with this degree.

Structure Master Cyber Security

The IUBH Master in Cyber Security degree sets you up for a great career that could take you into companies large or small, or even government organisations, worldwide. 

  • Deepen your expertise in penetration testing, reverse engineering, red-teaming and more 
  • Learn to analyse the effectiveness of security measures and optimise according to needs 
  • Train your skills in digital and network forensics and get to know useful software 
  • Learn techniques that could take you into middle and higher management in IT teams or enable you to become a cyber security consultant 

Time model

You can complete your Master study in one or two years. Study over a longer period of time means a reduced weekly workload. A period over two years is particularly suitable for those who already have a large workload or those who would like to reduce the monthly costs.

Course Overview*

Course
ECTS
Corporate Governance of IT, Compliance, and Law
5
Advanced Mathematics
5
Cyber Security and Data Protection
5
Programming with Python
5
IT Project Management
5
Advanced Statistics
5
Course
ECTS
Advanced Research Methods
5
Cyber Risk Assessment and Management
5
IT Systems: Software
5
IT Systems: Hardware
5
Cyber Systems and Network Forensics
5
Theoretical Computer Science for IT Security
5
Course
ECTS
Seminar: Standards and Frameworks
5
Project: Current Challenges of Cyber Security
5
Elective A
10
Elective B
10
Course
ECTS
Master Thesis & Colloquium
30

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Use the opportunity to stand out from your international competition!*
*Free German lessons are only available for on campus studies, not for online studies Details
Use the opportunity to stand out from your international competition!*
*Free German lessons are only available for on campus studies, not for online studies Details

Set your personal focus

In the third semester, you’ll choose two specializations to the amount of 20 ECTS. You’ll choose one specialization at a time from various fields. Some examples of possible elective modules are:

  • Advanced Cyber Security and Cryptology
  • Continuous and Lifecycle Security
  • Cyber Criminality
  • IT Law for IT Security

Studying a degree online means freedom

„Studying with IUBH Online means full freedom to me. The 100% online study model allows me to study wherever I want. The online study systems are easy to use and the course access is very simple.”

Abilio, MBA Student at IUBH

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