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Master Year 2 in Cybersecurity

Master Year 2 in Cybersecurity

Program information will be updated when admission opens.

Year

Master Year 2

Program

Cybersecurity

ECTS Credits

60

Language

English

Orientation

Research and Industry

Location

Palaiseau Campus

Course duration

12 months, full time

Course start

September

Degree awarded

Master’s degree

WHY ENROLL IN THIS PROGRAM?

Asset n° 1 

Pursue a PhD or career in R&D

Asset n°2

Gain in-depth experience through projects and an internship

Asset n°3

Delve into current trends in Cybersecurity

The Computer Science Master’s program aims to teach students the theoretical foundations, key concepts and common tools relating to computer science. The 2-year program is designed to provide students with solid knowledge and know-how to master the foundations of computer science, while also developing skills in various cybersecurity fields including cryptology, systems security, network security, modeling and protocol validation.

The program also includes courses related to current trends in cybersecurity such as blockchains and machine learning. Focusing on research, it introduces students to research labs through projects and a Master’s thesis. On graduating, students will be equipped to pursue a PhD or R&D career in industry.

Objectives

The program enables students to:

  • Better understand the interactions between different system components
  • Acquire advanced knowledge in a wide range of cybersecurity topics
  • Tackle current challenges in cybersecurity e.g. network protocol security or blockchains in new systems
  • Gain in-depth experience through projects and an internship

After graduation, students will be equipped to:

  • Pursue a PhD
  • Build a career in tech companies, especially research and development

Course details will be available when admission opens.

Admission requirements

Academic prerequisites

Completion of the first year of a Master in computer science or related field at Institut Polytechnique de Paris or equivalent in France or abroad

Language prerequisites

English: proof of English proficiency is required, except for native speakers and students who previously studied in English.

How to apply

Applications can be submitted exclusively online. You will need to provide the following documents:

  • Transcript
  • Two academic references (added online directly by your referees)
  • CV/resume
  • Statement of purpose

You will receive an answer in your candidate space within 2 months of the closing date for the application session.

Fees and scholarships

Tuition fees will be communicated when admission opens.

Find out more about scholarships

Applications and admission dates

Admission page

Coordinator

Olivier Levillain

Program office

Catherine Bensoussan

General enquiries

master-admission@ip-paris.fr

Description

The Computer Science Master’s program aims to teach students the theoretical foundations, key concepts and common tools relating to computer science. The 2-year program is designed to provide students with solid knowledge and know-how to master the foundations of computer science, while also developing skills in various cybersecurity fields including cryptology, systems security, network security, modeling and protocol validation.

The program also includes courses related to current trends in cybersecurity such as blockchains and machine learning. Focusing on research, it introduces students to research labs through projects and a Master’s thesis. On graduating, students will be equipped to pursue a PhD or R&D career in industry.

Objectives

The program enables students to:

  • Better understand the interactions between different system components
  • Acquire advanced knowledge in a wide range of cybersecurity topics
  • Tackle current challenges in cybersecurity e.g. network protocol security or blockchains in new systems
  • Gain in-depth experience through projects and an internship

After graduation, students will be equipped to:

  • Pursue a PhD
  • Build a career in tech companies, especially research and development

Course details will be available when admission opens.

Admission requirements

Academic prerequisites

Completion of the first year of a Master in computer science or related field at Institut Polytechnique de Paris or equivalent in France or abroad

Language prerequisites

English: proof of English proficiency is required, except for native speakers and students who previously studied in English.

How to apply

Applications can be submitted exclusively online. You will need to provide the following documents:

  • Transcript
  • Two academic references (added online directly by your referees)
  • CV/resume
  • Statement of purpose

You will receive an answer in your candidate space within 2 months of the closing date for the application session.

Fees and scholarships

Tuition fees will be communicated when admission opens.

Find out more about scholarships

Applications and admission dates

Admission page

Coordinator

Olivier Levillain

Program office

Catherine Bensoussan

General enquiries

master-admission@ip-paris.fr