Letterkenny Campus

Master of Science

Systems & Software Security

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

Is this course for me?

Our Master of Science in Computing in Systems & Software Security is a two semester programme followed by a dissertation. Developed in collaboration with the IT industry and with major companies, including Pramerica, following graduation you’ll be perfectly positioned to make the most of your future career opportunities in computer security.

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

SEMESTER PROPOSED MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS HOURS PER WEEK
1 Secure Infrastructure Mandatory 15 5
Secure Programming Environments Mandatory 15 5
2 Security Threats and Countermeasures Mandatory 15 5
System Security and Cryptography Mandatory 15 5
SEMESTER PROPOSED MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS HOURS PER WEEK
3 Dissertation Mandatory 30 4

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Level 10 studies (Doctoral) at other institutions and universities at home and abroad.

Key Information

Application Deadline - 14 September

Fees

EU Fees: €5,000.00
Non-EU Fees: €10,000.00

Further Information

Contact
Thomas Dowling
Head of Department

Email: Thomas.Dowling@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6304

School and Department
Department of Computing
School of Science