Letterkenny Campus

Master of Science


1 year & 2 Years  /    Level 9  /    Full-time & Part-time

Is this course for me?

Our Master of Science in Computing in Cybersecurity (with a number of names award options) is a three block programme followed by a dissertation. Developed in collaboration with the IT industry following graduation you’ll be perfectly positioned to make the most of your future career opportunities in cybersecurity.

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

1 Secure Information Systems Mandatory 10 4
Cryptography and Forensic Analysis Mandatory 10 4
Threat Management 1 (Elective Group 1) Elective 10 4
Threat Management 2 (Elective Group 1) Elective 10 4
Information Security 1 (Elective Group 2) Elective 10 4
Information Security 2 (Elective Group 2) Elective 10 4
Software Compliance (Elective Group 3) Elective 10 4
Web Application Security & Software Standards (Elective Group 3) Elective 10 4

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Level 10 studies (Doctoral) at Letterkenny Institute of Technology or other institutions and universities at home and abroad.

Key Information

Students may also choose not to specialise and do a general Cybersecurity dissertation topic in which case they will receive an MSc in Cybersecurity without a designated specialism.
Non Eu students will apply via https://noneuapply.atudonegal.ie/
All programmes will start in Sept 2022
Students can apply from Jan 2022 onwards


EU Fees: €5,750
Non-EU Fees: €12,000

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186351

Head of Department Jade Lyons
Email: computing.donegal@atu.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186304

School and Department
Faculty of Engineering & Technology
Department of Computing