Second cycle degree in

Cybersecurity. (2020/2021)

Class: LM-66 - Computer systems safety

Class LM-66 - Computer systems safety
Duration 2 years
Branch Padova
Language English
Tuition fees and scholarships
Access Open access with admission requirements

Next Call for applications (international students):

  • 7th April-7th June: non-EU applicants residing outside Italy
  • 7th April-7th July: EU applicants or equivalent

Brief overview of the course

Characteristics and objectives

The Cybersecurity programme focuses on the study of the design, development and evaluation of secure computer systems, which are also capable of ensuring privacy for future ICT systems. The 2-year study program is characterized by an interdisciplinary offering that collects contributions from computer science, engineering, statistics, legal-economic and organizational sciences, along with specific knowledge of the major application domains of cyberattack protection.
This master degree provides for teaching only in English to facilitate integration into an international workplace, and the participation of foreign students and teachers.
The purpose of the international Master's programme in Cybersecurity is to train qualified graduates in the field of ICT security. This programme focuses on both the theoretical and practical aspects of cybersecurity, so the students can meet the growing demands of society.

Occupational 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
  • English language: B2 level (CEFR) or equivalent

(The programme is to be approved)