Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics

Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics

Course Type:
Master’s Programme

Programme Coordinator

Mário João Gonçalves Antunes


D 2259 – PL 2159






Evening, Morning & Afternoon


4 Semesters


General contingent: Day Classes 15 / Evening Classes 20
International student contingent: Day Classes 5 / Evening Classes 0


DGES certification



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.

Study Plan

ECTS: 120

Entry Requirements

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.


State: Accredited
Number of years of accreditation: 6
Publication date: 30-03-2017
A3ES Accreditation
A3ES Self-assessment Report

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International student


Application Fee


Enrolment Fee

General contingent: 0€
International student contingent: 500€

Tuition Fee

General contingent: 1140€
International student contingent: 3000€

Online Application

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