The Master’s Degree Programme in Information and Communication Technology: Cryptography provides versatile and high quality ICT education in selected fields of ICT, with an established reputation in innovative interdisciplinary and international education.
The Cryptography specialisation track focuses on cryptography research. The goal of this specialisation is to educate future experts with a strong and broad knowledge of mathematical aspects of cryptography and data security to the field of research and ICT sector. In the Cryptography track modern symmetric and asymmetric cryptography algorithms and protocols are studied and analysed from the mathematical point of view.
The employment percentage of those holding an M.Sc.(Tech.) degree is high in Finland. The degrees from the Cryptography track provides a solid background on mathematical cryptography and also cover different topical areas of information security. Based on the personally planned expertise profile, successful careers in the IT sector as information security experts are achievable in the Turku area as well as other regions in Finland and abroad. The information intensive industry has become the most important business sector in Finland, and in the information society information has become one of the most relevant products.