Master in Cybersecurity

General

Programme Description

Programme structure

CORE UNITS: Cybersecurity and cryptography: principles and practices, Information security, Machine learning, Cognition and computation, Deep learning, Stochastic processes, Biometrics, Computer and network security: advanced topics

OPTIONAL UNITS: Human computer interaction, Law and data, Service management, Digital forensics, Quantum cryptography and security, Web applications, Vision and cognitive services, Security and risk: management and certifications, Mobile and IOT security, Game theory, Internet of things and smart cities, Foundations of databases, Software verification, Wireless networks, Formal methods for cyber-physical systems, Methods and models for combinatorial optimization

Career opportunities

Graduates will easily find jobs within companies that provide value-added products and services, such as telecom companies, game companies, e-learning, web developers, and the entertainment industry.

Graduates work as:

  • Cyber Security consultant
  • Security Analyst
  • Cyber Security Specialist
  • Information Security Architect
  • Security Auditor
  • Computer forensics expert
  • Privacy-by-design consultant

An entrepreneurial path is also open to those who seek to start their own company to provide product or technology development, media content, business development or consultancy services.

Entry requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, with proven skills in Information Technology and Information Engineering, such as the basics of programming, communication networks, and information systems

Language requirements

  • English language: B2 level (CEFR) or equivalent
Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

The University of Padova is one of Europe’s oldest and most prestigious seats of learning; it is a multi-disciplinary university that aims to provide its students with both professional training and a ... Read More

The University of Padova is one of Europe’s oldest and most prestigious seats of learning; it is a multi-disciplinary university that aims to provide its students with both professional training and a solid cultural background. A qualification from the University of Padova is a symbol of having achieved an ambitious objective, one that is recognised and coveted by both students and employers alike. Read Less