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Information and Communication Technologies

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Information and Communication Technologies

The Master in Information and Communication Technologies (mICT) is an international part-time Master’s programme at Aalborg University, campus Copenhagen, with specific focus on cyber security and privacy. The programme is designed for you who work in the ICT industry and want to upgrade existing or new skills, while you simultaneously can carry out your work. The programme provides you with state-of-the-art competences in and knowledge about cyber and privacy problems, challenges and possibilities while linking to relevant market and technology understanding.

Outcome

Competences in cyber and privacy problems, challenges, and possibilities
Skills and knowledge through theoretical and practical information
Learn about the latest knowledge and research within the field

2-year part-time programme

Professional master

Information and Communication Technologies

The Master in Information and Communication Technologies (mICT) is an international part-time Master’s programme at Aalborg University, campus Copenhagen, with specific focus on cyber security and privacy. The programme is designed for you who work in the ICT industry and want to upgrade existing or new skills, while you simultaneously can carry out your work. The programme provides you with state-of-the-art competences in and knowledge about cyber and privacy problems, challenges and possibilities while linking to relevant market and technology understanding.

Outcome

Competences in cyber and privacy problems, challenges, and possibilities
Skills and knowledge through theoretical and practical information
Learn about the latest knowledge and research within the field

2-year part-time programme

Facts

Master in Information and Communication Technologies (mICT) - part-time programme
Location
Copenhagen
Tuition fees
  • Full programme, EU/EEA citizens: DKK 72,000 (4 x 18,000 DKK)
  • Full programme, non-EU/EEA citizens: DKK 113,700 kr. (4 x 28,425 DKK)
  • Single course, EU/EEA citizens: DKK 6,000
  • Single course, non-EU/EEA citizens: DKK 9,475
Duration
Two years part-time (not scheduled)
ECTS
60
Application deadline
  • Not scheduled

At the Master in Information and Communication Technologies (mICT) with focus on Cyber Security and Privacy you will work with new problems and challenges within cyber security and privacy as well as learn about the latest knowledge and research within the field. The purpose of the programme is supplementing your knowledge and skills within cyber security and privacy and it provides you with state-of-the art competences and knowledge.

During mICT, you will meet experts within cyber security and privacy from Aalborg University (AAU) as well as selected, invited guests from the industry. With this set-up, the programme provides a sound foundation for developing skills and knowledge through a combination of theoretical and practical information sharing, as well as for supplementing your professional network.

Cyber security and privacy research is highly prioritised by Aalborg University in Copenhagen. mICT is based on our successful Master of Science education in Cyber Security and is developed offered by the Cyber Security-research group and other researchers at the Communiation, Media and Information Technologies' (CMI) section at the Department of Electronic Systems.

A Flexible Programme Suited to Fit Your Schedule

mICT can be followed as a part-time programme. It is also possible to follow single courses from the programme without signing up for the full Master's programme.

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Target Group and Outcome

Academic Content of the Programme

The Master in Information and Communication Technologies (mICT) is a continuing education programme at Aalborg University in Copenhagen focusing on cyber security and privacy. The programme gives you knowledge and skills in technological as well as organisational aspects of cyber security and privacy. The programme offers insights in the following topics amongst others:

  • Network and application security
  • Cyber security threats such as destructive malware, fake antiviruses, and Denial of Service attacks in organisations
  • Enterprise technologies
  • Enterprise security and compliance
  • Risk assessment
  • Privacy analysis and Usable Privacy
  • Personal data and privacy (technology, design, legal constraints and rules)
  • IT security regulation and governance
  • Trust, identity and access management
  • Economics of privacy
  • EU and national IT security and data protection laws.

In the final project, you can e.g. choose to focus on either of these topics in relation to the company or organisation you work in or you can work on a different topic as a spin-off of the learning.

Structure of the Programme

The programme is structured into three trimesters. Each trimester consists of a number of modules and is organised as a problem-based study. A module is a programme element or a group of programme elements which aims to give you a set of professional skills within a fixed time frame specified in ECTS credits, and concluding with one or more examinations within specific exam periods. Examinations are defined in the curriculum.

The programme is based on a combination of academic, problem-oriented and interdisciplinary approaches and is organised based on the following work and evaluation methods that combine skills and reflection:

  • lectures
  • classroom instruction
  • online teaching
  • project work
  • workshops
  • exercises (individually and in groups)
  • independent study
  • teacher feedback
  • reflection

The Teaching

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Admission Requirements and Application

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