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Cyber Security, MSC in engineering

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The M.Sc. programme in Cyber Security at Aalborg University is comprised by four semesters where you work with gradually more complex subjects.

See also the curriculum for the master’s programme in Cyber Security. Here, you may find details on courses and projects as well as information on the programme’s legal basis, etc.

COMPULSORY FOR ALL NON-AAU BACHELORS

All bachelors enrolled in the programme who have not obtained their bachelor’s degree from Aalborg University must take part in a course on problem based learning (PBL) as part of the 1st semester project. In case, non-AAU bachelors get credit transfer for the 1st semester, they will be asked to take part in a course, ensuring that they are trained in working according to the PBL-model. Read more about PBL.
 

1st SEMESTER: DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS SECURITY

Project

Courses



2. SEMESTER: SECURE SYSTEMS – ATTACK AND DEFENCE

PROJEKT

Mandatory courses

Electives (choose 1)


3. SEMESTER - four different options

In the 3rd semester, you have four different options on how to comprise your semester.


Option A

Project (choose 1)

Mandatory course

Electives (choose 2)


Option B

PROJEKT

Course


Option C

PROJEKT

Mandatory course

Electives (choose 2)


Option D

PROJEKT

Course

ELECTIVES (CHOOSE 1)


4.SEMESTER: Master's thesis

In the 4th semester, you either continue working on your master’s thesis, or you start up this work. 

You specialise in a subject of your own interest, as you carry out your master's thesis research project either by yourself or as part of a small group of two-three people.


Once you have completed your 4th semester, you are Master of Science in Engineering in Cyber Security.

 

Study Method at AAU - Problem Based Learning

Study Method at AAU - Problem Based Learning

The study method at AAU is called Problem Based Learning (PBL). Together with your fellow students you will work with real life problems by way of problem based project work.
 

learn more about Pbl at aau