MSc in Cyber Risk for Companies

Key Points

  • Work permit while you study

  • Post Graduation Work Permit for 24 months

  • Start dates: September

  • Duration: 1 year

  • Level 9 qualification

  • Type: Full Time
  • Hours: Daytime
  • Tuition Fee: From 18,130 € / year

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This course is strongly associated with the information systems industry and with organizations where information systems play a fundamental role. Active input on course content and specialties from both local and multinational industry leaders is continually incorporated.

Program description

The Master of Business Cyber ​​Risk provides students with a portfolio of business and project management skills, as well as enhances knowledge of IS concepts and technical skills basic. At the core of this program is a selection of topics covering cloud technologies, IT performance management, data management, and IT project management. In addition, students specialize in the topic of Cyber ​​Risk of Information Systems (IS). This enables students to meet the industry need for professionals who can establish and manage robust systems that are secure against data loss and data breach. A research project will allow students to explore and develop an IS solution for a specific business problem in the domain of information security and risk management.

Career options

  • What can I do after graduating with a MSc Cyber ​​Risk for Business?

MSc Cyber ​​Risk for Business graduates can expect positions in multiple industry sectors such as risk analysts, threat intelligence analysts, risk auditors, security officers, data privacy, business analysts and project managers. Graduates will also find business analysis and general management positions open to them in the IT sector.

  • Occupations associated with this MSc Cyber ​​Risk for Business

Information technology, pharmaceuticals, financial services, manufacturing, and utilities require graduates of this program. Typical roles include project manager, business analyst, risk analyst, data analyst, threat analyst, data protection officer, operations investigation, and IT manager.

Program structure

Students earn a total of 90 credits. Part I consists of 70 credits and Part II consists of 20 credits.

  • Applied research methods
  • Professional research and development communication
  • Business processes and applications
  • Design Thinking for business analysis
  • Information systems project planning
  • Monitoring and supervision of information systems projects
  • Enterprise data management and strategy
  • Cloud technologies
  • Programming for data analysis and business
  • Security architectures
  • Information systems risk control audit
  • Governance of information systems
  • Violation management and recovery
  • Responding to ethical threats and attacks
  • Applied research on cyber risk

Admission requirements

  • Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree with honors (NFQ Level 8 or equivalent) with appropriate information systems or content of computer technology skills.
  • They can also be admitted to the course on the basis of extensive practical or professional experience.
  • Typical students come from technical disciplines such as Management Information Systems (MIS) or Business Information Systems (BIS), engineering, computer science, and mathematics. It is also suitable for business and humanities graduates who have studied Computer Science and Business Information Systems (BIS) and have some knowledge of object-oriented programming.
  • For international candidates, the foreign equivalent is required. In addition, an officially translated degree will be required.
  • IELTS 6.5, with no less than 5.5 in any component (or its internationally recognized equivalent).

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