Master in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics

Open Applications 2020/2021


  • To apply skills and comprehension ability to solve problems and situations in new and unfamiliar scenarios, in wide contexts and multidisciplinary.
  • To have strong skills on applications, methodologies and technologies related with planning, implementation and monitoring of cybersecurity applications in the organizations.
  • To have strong skills on applications, methodologies and technologies related with digital forensics.
  • To integrate skills, to deal with complex scenarios, to develop solutions or issue a judgment in situations of limited or incomplete information.
  • To communicate the conclusions and the knowledge and reasoning underlying them to specialists and non­specialists in the area.
  • To develop a long­life learning strategy in a self­oriented or autonomous way.
  • To possess professional and scientific research skills in computer science

Curricular plan

CodeCurricular Unit Period ECTS Workload
2159101Policy and Risk Analysis for Information Security1st Semester630 h
2159102Computers Network Security1st Semester630 h
2159103Digital Forensics I1st Semester630 h
2159104Secure Administration of Computer Systems1st Semester630 h
2159105Project on Security I1st Semester630 h
2159106Penetration Testing Laboratory2nd Semester630 h
2159107Management and Analysis of Security Reports2nd Semester630 h
2159108Computer Incident Handling2nd Semester630 h
2159109Digital Forensics II2nd Semester630 h
2159110Project on Security II2nd Semester630 h
CodeCurricular Unit Period ECTS Workload
ElectivesAnnual6060 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
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