Master in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics

Open Applications 2021/2022

Goals

The study programme aims to achieve the following generic goals:
1) To enable the progress of the students from the 1st study cycle in computers engineering in ESTG­Leiria
2) To develop the 2nd cycle academic offer in the field of computers engineering in ESTG Leiria
3) To obtain highly qualified computers engineers and technicians in the fields of cybersecurity and digital forensics.
4) To develop partnerships with companies of the region through internships, projects and dissertations that may apply best practices in cybersecurity fields.
5) To develop applied research in the field of cybersecurity and digital forensics by the completion of projects and dissertations
6) To promote the transference of advanced knowledge in the fields of of cybersecurity and digital forensics to society
7) To promote a self­oriented and autonomous long­life learning study.

Curricular plan

CodeCurricular Unit Period ECTS Workload
Computers Network Security1st Semester630 h
Digital Forensics I1st Semester630 h
Policy and Risk Analysis for Information Security1st Semester630 h
Secure Administration of Computer Systems1st Semester630 h
Offensive and Defensive Cybersecurity I1st Semester630 h
Offensive and Defensive Cybersecurity II2nd Semester630 h
Digital Forensics II2nd Semester630 h
Management and Analysis of Security Reports2nd Semester630 h
Computer Incident Handling2nd Semester630 h
Project on Security2nd Semester630 h
CodeCurricular Unit Period ECTS Workload
Dissertation / Project / Internship a)Annual6060 h

Conditions of admission

May apply for access to the course of study leading to a master degree:

  1. Holders of an undergraduate degree or a legal equivalent In Computers Engineering or related fields.
  2. Holders of a foreign higher education diploma, granted after a first cycle of studies, under the principles of the Bologna Process, by a State, which has subscribed this Process.
  3. Holders of a foreign higher education diploma that is recognized as meeting the objectives of an undergraduate degree by the scientific body of ESTG – ­IPLeiria.
  4. Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum, recognized as adequate to attend the study cycle by the scientific body of ESTG­IP – Leiria.

 

International Student
All information related to the  international student application should be consulted on our International Students webpage.

More information

International student
E-mail: estudante.internacional@ipleiria.pt


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