Cybersecurity has become one of the most critical challenges for the future. Linköping University conducts world-class research in the cybersecurity field, and this master’s programme offers the breadth of knowledge required to succeed in the cybersecurity landscape. During these two years you will get cutting-edge knowledge and expertise skills in cyberlaw, digital forensics, organisational security, and social engineering attacks and defences.
Benefit from latest research
You follow technically advanced courses in software security, system and network security, and cryptology – all based on our deep cybersecurity competence. Your professors and lecturers conduct their own research and have qualified experiences from the field. In the second semester you will participate in an ethical hacking course and train your ability to defend and challenge state-of-the-art security solutions.
Digital tools to assess sustainability
Sustainable developments are implemented in the programme in several ways. For instance, the course Professionalism for cybersafety includes strategies and solutions for sustainable development of social, technological and ecological systems, understanding of human impact on ecosystems, and digital tools to assess sustainable development with focus on computer science.
A region with strong cybersecurity expertise
If you are considering a profession in cybersecurity, Linköping offers many opportunities for a successful career. This region gathers some of the best cybersecurity expertise in Europe. The Swedish Defence Research Agency, the National Forensic Centre and several leading security companies are based here. The proximity improves your chances to kick-start your career at a well-known company or agency during your studies. Linköping University has close collaborations with several companies, which gives you openings for projects or internships.