Become an Information Security Expert
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.
|Degree||Master of Science (M. Sc.)|
|Duration of Study||
Winter Semester (September) and Summer Semester (March)
|Study Type||Full Time|
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Technology, proof of English language proficiency and successful participation in the selection process.
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.
|1. Semester||2. Semester||3. Semester||4. Semester|
|Programming||Profiling: Security Analysis, Penetration Testing||Information Security Management Systems||Internship|
|Tools & Methods of Data Analysis||Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies||IT Security Management & DevSecOps||Thesis|
|Software Development Process||Technology Project II/Company Project II||IT Revision & Audit|
|Business Game||Academic Supervision Profiling Semester||Scientific Work|
|Technology Project I||Technology Project III|
|Company Project I||Company Project III|
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
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The degree in Computer Science prepares you for a leading position in a company, an academic career or a PhD.
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 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
- B2 First: 173
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.
|citizenship||September 2019 intake|
|EU/EEA (incl. Albania and North Macedonia)||€780 / month|
|Non-EU/Non-EEA||€5400 / semester|
Please note: The monthly/semester 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 as well as fees for our career preparation service phase (€700 in total).
An additional enrolment fee of €350 (EU/EEA students) / €750 (Non-EU/EEA students) is to be paid once at the start of the programme.
Funding and Scholarships
Information on financing options & scholarships can be found here.
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