Cybersecurity: Threats and Defenses (MSc)

France

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The award
MSc

How long you will study
2 Years

Domestic course fees
EUR 16200 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
EUR 16200 per year

All study options

About Cybersecurity: Threats and Defenses at École Polytechnique

The Cybersecurity: Threats and Defenses Master of Science and Technology is a two-year program, entirely taught in English and designed for highly qualified and internationally oriented students. The Program offers high-level scientific classes taught by faculty from École Polytechnique and partner companies.

The Cybersecurity: Threats and Defenses Program is based on École Polytechnique's trademark interdisciplinary approach, and provides you with necessary expertise in all aspects of cybersecurity, including both hardware and software. It is a complete program for future experts in computer security, and for all activities where protecting data or privacy is essential. Adapting to new threats and finding new defenses will be your day-to-day challenge.

Online piracy is a growing and universal concern for people, companies and governments. As hackers grow more agile, cybersecurity professionals become indispensable to every industry. The rapidly growing demand for top cybersecurity experts has inspired l’X to dedicate a full program to it by creating the Cybersecurity: Threats and Defenses Master's.

For more information about the programs, please register to our online information sessions.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

This two-year Master's degree, fully taught in English, is designed to equip you with the skills required for the business world. The first year of the Program is devoted to acquiring tools and techniques, while the second year focuses on real-world applications. Throughout the two years, students also get the opportunity to connect with industries, thanks to two internships and on-the-ground experience with researchers from l’X and visiting lecturers.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesEUR 16200 per yearInternational course feesEUR 16200 per year

Entry requirements

Entry in Year 1 : Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science. Applicants with other degrees may be considered, provided that they have a strong background in the mentioned subjects.

Entry in Year 2 : 1st year of Master’s degree in Computer Science with the following courses: Fundamentals of modern computer networking, Introduction to cryptology, Computer architectures and operating systems, Advanced cryptology, Information systems security, Network security. Optional courses among: data bases, machine learning, information theory.

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