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Full time August MSc Two years

About the course

Help defend society against cyberattacks and develop next-generation security solutions.

The digital society provides many benefits to its citizens, but it is vulnerable to cyberattacks which can disrupt or disable financial systems, critical infrastructure, social media, and government services. Cybersecurity competence is needed in every sector and the demand for security experts is enormous. Linköping University conducts world-class research in the cybersecurity field. Together with the Swedish Defence Research Agency, the National Forensic Centre, and several leading security companies, the Linköping region gathers some of the best cybersecurity expertise in Europe.

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Entry Requirements

A bachelor's degree with a major in computer science, information technology, software engineering, computer engineering, alternatively, a bachelor's degree with a minor in computer science or related subject area, with a minimum of 60 ECTS credits in computer-related subjects (e.g. programming, data structures, databases, software engineering, computer hardware, computer networks).
At least 22 ECTS credits in mathematics/applied mathematics and/or application of mathematics relevant for the programme including courses in discrete mathematics, linear algebra and calculus.
English, normally attested by means of an internationally recognised test.


SEK 252000 - NB: Applies only to students from outside the EU, EEA and Switzerland.

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