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Study Programmes Master M.Sc. Computer Science - Focus on Cyber Security

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Computer Science
Focus on Cyber Security

Become an Information Security Expert

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Your contact for this study programme

Gloria Thiller

What is the biggest information technology trend of the 21st century? What do servers, sensitive customer data, company networks and the technologies of industry 4.0 have in common? 

They are under constant attack by cyber criminals, viruses and malware and need to be protected around the clock. The security of information and the analysis and management of such risks are more important than ever.

Our new Master’s programme aims to educate a new generation of Information Security specialists who do not only possess profound IT knowledge but also know how to design and implement security systems and measures in different business environments.

Students receive a well-rounded Computer Science education that focuses on all aspects of information security, such as Security Technologies, IT Security Management and Data Analysis. The degree programme is furthermore enriched by the focus on current research topics from the Institute of Information Systems.

Modules on current topics like Blockchain, DevOps and Cryptocurrencies and a range of hands-on projects complement the Master of Science curriculum and turn our graduates into experts that are in high demand.

Apply now Application deadline: SRH Scholarships for Indian Students 2019 Download info material

Your contact for this study programme

Gloria Thiller

  • Overview
All facts at a glance
Overview
Degree Master of Science (M. Sc.)
Credit Points

120 Credits

Duration of Study

4 semesters

Start Date

Winter Semester (October 2018, September from 2019 onwards) and Summer Semester (March)

Study Type Full Time
Admission Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Technology, proof of English language proficiency and successful participation in the selection process.

Languages English
Mandatory Internship

No

Content, Objective and Course Structure

Our Computer Science students are more than just IT specialists. They know about relevant business processes as well as legal foundations of data security. They have the project management skills to plan security implementations and the communication skills to educate company staff about potential cyber security risks. With their business expertise and their range of soft skills the Master students are managers that modern organisations are looking for.

Knowledge, methods, experience and personality
Professional, social, methodological and practical skills: thanks to the newly developed curriculum, our study programme provides you with comprehensive skills. The international profile of our university and the intercultural character of our student body strengthen your personality. SRH offers you the ideal conditions to thrive in a multicultural world.

Module overview

1st Semester2nd Semester3rd Semester4th Semester
ProgrammingSecurity TechnologiesInformation Security Management SystemsInternship
Tools & Methods of Data AnalysisPenetration TestingIT Service Management & DevOpsThesis
Software Development ProcessBlockchain and CryptocurrenciesIT Revision & Audit
Technology Project ITechnology Project IITechnology Project III
Company Project ICompany Project IICompany Project III
Business GameInternational Commercial LawScientific Work

 

 

Career Perspectives

Advance your career with a Master's degree 

Computer Science graduates are qualified for demanding positions in IT management, IT governance and Information Security.

As Information Security Specialists they are able to take up employment in

  • Public Institutions and Central Banks
  • Financial Institutions
  • Risk Analysis Companies
  • Consultancies

Pursue a doctor’s degree
The degree in Computer Science prepares you for a leading position in a company, an academic career or a PhD.

Application

Get your career started at SRH Hochschule Berlin and apply for our Master's programme. Here you find information about admission requirements and your next steps towards studying at SRH. 

You can start your studies at SRH Hochschule Berlin in the winter semester. Just apply online now. We will carefully review your application and invite you to an interview if your qualifications meet our Master's study criteria. Applying is free of charge.

Admission requirements
Admission requirements vary according to the educational background and citizenship of applicants.

Bachelor's degree in

  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems or
  • equivalent degree in the same area of studies.

Further requirements are

  • proof of English language proficiency and
  • successful participation in the selection process. 

All applications are examined individually to determine if they meet the admission requirements.

Proof of language skills
The following English proficiency tests are accepted:

  • TOEFL 87 ibt
  • TOEIC Listening/Reading 785, Speaking 160, Writing 150
  • IELTS (academic) 6.5
  • CAE (grade A, B, or C)
  • CPE (grade A, B or C)
  • Pearson English Test Academic (PTE-A): 59 points
Tuition fees and financing

Studying at SRH Hochschule Berlin is worth the investment. You benefit from high-quality education that will prepare you for the challenges of your dream job.

A degree from SRH Hochschule Berlin facilitates the entry into the job market. Excellent study conditions and comprehensive services help you focus on your studies.

Tuition fees

citizenshipOctober 2018 intake & March 2019 intakeSeptember 2019 intake
EU/EEA€780 / month€780 / month
Non-EU/Non-EEA€850 / month€900 / month

Please note: The monthly tuition fees remain the same for the entire duration of the study programme.

There is a fixed examination fee of €2,400 which is split into four equal instalments of €600 that are due each semester. An extra one-off fee of €280 for our diversity training (intercultural events, excursions and language courses) is added to the tuition fees. An additional enrolment fee of €250 is to be paid once at the start of the programme.

Funding and scholarships
BAföG, scholarship programmes, grants, Germany Scholarship or study loans – there are several possibilities to finance your studies. What is the best option for you? Contact us so we can advise you and find the best solution.


Scholarships
There are many types of scholarships available. Find the best one for you. Further information about scholarships

Live and study in Berlin
Your studies are inspiring and interesting – and so is Berlin! Learn more. Berlin for students

Questions about the programme? Contact us.

Study Advisor

Dipl.-Üb. Gloria Thiller

University Administration

Student Welcome Service
Room H.115
Telephone +49 30 374 374 -155 Send an email

Programme Director

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Vladimir Stantchev

Professor

of Business Information Systems, Managing Director of the Institute of Information Systems
Room H.804
Telephone +49 30 374 374 -370 Send an email

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