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Study programme

The main objective of the programme is to educate a new generation of security experts capable of understanding and following the latest approaches at the intersection of cyber security and AI. You will take courses following various aspects of cybersecurity (e.g., applied cryptography, physical attacks on secure systems), AI courses to extend the knowledge on relevant domains (e.g., deep learning, natural computing), and courses considering cybersecurity and AI (e.g., security and privacy of machine learning). The programme also gives opportunity to consider not only technical but also sociotechnical aspects of cybersecurity and AI. Finally, the programme gives you the chance to learn about AI in security but also security of AI, which is a relatively new, but very active domain.


  • Curriculum of Cyber Security and AI

    The Master’s specialisation in Cyber Security and AI has a course load of 120 EC or two years. The first year of the specialisation contains compulsory courses. You can compose the rest of the programme with specialisation electives and free electives in the field of Cyber Security or AI.

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Study abroad

During your Master's programme, you will have the opportunity to go abroad for your studies, internship and/or thesis. You will learn to look at things from the perspective of a different culture and you will meet new people; it is an experience that will enrich your life. What’s more, it will look great on your CV. Please see the Radboud International web page for information about meetings, scholarships, internships and other practical information.

Additional challenge

Do you want an extra challenge during your studies? Do you find it interesting to think about current, social themes from different academic perspectives? Discover what the Radboud Honours Academy has to offer to achieve your maximum potential during your time as a student.