Structure of the Master Specialisation Cyber Security
As of 2021, the master specialisation Cyber Security has been aligned more to the structure of the other master specialisations, and all courses are taught at Radboud University. The general structure is now as follows:
- Specialisation basis (24 EC)
- Specialisation electives (24 EC)
- Specialisation specific research seminar (6 EC)
- Research internship (15 EC)
- Philosophy course (3 EC)
- Master electives (12 EC)
- Free electives (6 EC)
- Master thesis project (30 EC)
The total amount of EC's of this programme should be at least 120 EC.
The above components are further described below.
Specialisation basis (24 EC)
- NWI-I00153 Security in Organisations (6 EC)
- NWI-IMC061 Applied Cryptography (6 EC)
- NWI-IMC062 Advanced Network Security (6 EC)
- NWI-ISOFSE Software Security (6 EC)
Specialisation electives (24 EC), to be chosen from the following list:
- NWI-IMC006 Law in Cyberspace (6 EC)
- NWI-IMC063 Cryptology (6 EC) --- not offered in 2021-2022
- NWI-IMC064 Engineering Cryptographic Software (3 EC)
- NWI-IMC065 Selected Topics on Hardware for Security (3 EC)
- NWI-IMC066 Security Protocol Project (3 EC)
- NWI-IMC067 Capita Selecta in Cyber Security (6 EC)
- NWI-IMC068 Physical Attacks on Secure Systems (6 EC)
- NWI-IMC030 Machine Learning in Practice (6 EC)
- NWI-IMC056 Statistical Machine Learning (6 EC)
- NWI-IMC058 Deep Learning (3 EC)
- NWI-IMC060 Program Verification with Types and Logic (6 EC)
Specialisation specific research seminar (6 EC)
- NWI-I00136 Privacy Seminar (6 EC)
Research internship (15 EC)
See this page for additional information.
- NWI-IMC047 Research Internship (15 EC)
Philosophy course (3 EC)
Master electives (at least 12 EC)
to be chosen from the Computing Science master courses. Courses from other programmes are subject to approval by the Examining Board. Overlap with other courses is not allowed.
Free electives (6 EC)
Final thesis (30 EC): MSc-project.
The final thesis is scheduled in the last semester. The MSc project is finished by writing a Master's thesis. Generally speaking, students will do their Master's project under the supervision of a member of staff of their own university. However, students may, after consulting a local supervisor, choose to do a Master's project at another site, or an external project at a company or abroad.
| The programme described here is the research specialisation Cyber Security. As of 2021, it is also possible to combine Cyber Security with a more applied and/or management related angle in the societal specialisations Science, Management and Innovation or Science in Society (see the master-specific requirements for Computing Science at the bottom of these respective pages).|