Cyber Security, MSC in engineering

Application and requirements

The following programme directly quilify for the M.Sc. in Cyber Security:

*Bachelors in Medialogy are qualified for admission to Cyber Security provided that they studied according to the 2014 curriculum or later. 

Applicants with other backgrounds will receive individual assessment by the Study Board of Electronics and IT.

For further information regarding deadlines and requirements, please see the website How to apply to Aalborg University.

Restricted admission

The master’s programme in Cybersecurity is subject to restricted admission. This means that we do not admit all qualified applicants who apply in time.

We select qualified applicants according to the following criteria in order of priority:

  • Achieved grades in the courses passed on the bachelor’s level at the time of assessment. We attach importance if the qualifying bachelor’s programme has ben completed within the prescribed period of study.
  • Your motivation for studying Cybersecurity as well as knowledge of the programme’s academic disciplines. This may be supplemented by portfolio of former work.
  • Relevant, verifiable activities, for instance professional experience within cybersecurity, software development, system development, communication technology and technological IT and/or relevant educational activities.

Official English language requirements

Applicants applying for Master's programmes at Aalborg University must submit results of an IELTS, TOEFL or Cambridge test with the below mentioned minimum scores:

Danish B level in English compares to:

IELTS (academic test). 6.5 overall band score
TOEFL (internet-based): Minimum score: 85
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency (CPE): 180 / level C1
Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): 180 / grade C
ECPE: Passed test including certificate

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Application Deadline

This programme only offers September intake. Deadline for applying is 1st March

You must apply digitally via the online application portal. Please read the application procedures before applying.


Application procedures

How to apply

When you apply for a Master's programme at Aalborg University, you have to use the Application Portal which is a national Danish digital application system in which the entire application process is handled.

Please note that some of the programmes offered may be subject to restricted admission. That means that the individual programmes may have a limited number of student places. Information on the programmes affected and the exact number of places offered will be available shortly when finally clarified.

Learn more about how to apply