Master in Cyber Security

Kick start your Master's journey with the Globally Recognized International University of Applied Sciences, Germany. Receive dual Accreditation Executive PG Program in Software Development specialization in Cyber Security from IIIT, Bangalore and Master in Cyber Security from IU, Germany on completion of course.

  • 40,000+
  • 1st year online
    2nd year on-campus in Germany.
  • 24 Months
    Recommended 12-15 hrs/week
  • Jan 30, 2022
    Start Date
  • Save upto 26,000 USD
    in degree cost
  • PSW Visa
    Eligible to apply for 18 months PSW Visa
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  • Syllabu
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  • Benefits
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  • Fees
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About the Programme

Programme Overview

Key Highlights

  • Eligible for 18 months Post Study Work visa application after graduation
  • No IELTS required to study in Germany for upGrad learners
  • Online Sessions + Live Lectures
  • World Class Faculty Members & Industry Experts
  • IIIT Bangalore and IU, Germany Alumni Status
  • 7+ Case Studies and Projects
  • 8+ Programming Languages and tools
  • Career Essential Soft Skills Program
  • One-on-One with Industry Mentors
  • Timely Doubt Resolution
  • Study in Europe's most resilient economy

Security culture can achieve more than prohibition posture.

- Stephane Nappo, Global Chief Information Security Officer, OVHcloud

  • Top Skills You Will Learn
    Application Security, Data Secrecy, Cryptography, Network Security and much more
  • Advance Your Career In
    Cyber Security Expert, Cyber Security Engineer , Software Developer,Cybersecurity Analyst, Application Security Engineer, Network Security Engineer.
  • Who Is This Programme For?
    IT and Technology Professionals, Project Leads and Managers in IT/Tech Companies, Tech Support Engineers and Admins.
  • Minimum Eligibility
    An applicant should have a Bachelor's degree with minimum of three years like B.Tech./B.E./B.Sc. /BCA or any other degree with adequate mathematics and computation components as subjects with a minimum of 50% marks

Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases, and projects.

Programming Languages and Tools Covered

Executive PGP from IIIT Bangalore

Complete all the courses successfully to obtain this prestigious recognition from IIIT Bangalore

  • Earn Executive PGP from IIITB & join the global pool of accomplished Alumni & Industry Experts.
  • Receive hands on exposure to industry relevant case studies and assignments.
  • Future proof your career with upGrad's - Placement Assurance or Money Back.
Executive PGP from IIIT Bangalore
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Learn from India’s leading Cyber Security faculty and industry leaders.


Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments and live sessions
  • Preparatory Course (Year 1)
    • 2 weeks
  • Toolkit for Experiential Learning (Year 1)
    • 3 weeks
  • Experiential Learning (Year 1)
    • 4 weeks
  • OOD + Software Engineering (Year 1)
    • 4 weeks
  • Data Structures and Algorithms (Year 1)
    • 6 weeks
  • Pre-requisites (Year 1)
    • 2 weeks
  • Information Security and Applied Cryptography (Year 1)
    • 8 weeks
  • Network Security in Ethical Hacking (Year 1)
    • 6 weeks
  • Application Security in Ethical Hacking and Advanced Concepts in Cyber Security (Year 1)
    • 8 weeks
  • Capstone Project (Year 1)
    • 4 weeks
  • Additional IU Modules (Year 1)
    • Semester 3 at IU, Germany (Year 2)
      • 30 ECTS
    • Semester 4 at IU, Germany (Year 2)
      • 30 ECTS
    • Elective Options (Year 2)
      • 20 ECTS
    • 400+
      Hours of Content
    • 7+
      Case Studies and Projects
    • 10+
      Live Sessions
    • 8+
      Tools and Software


    • Note: For this degree, you’ll choose two electives (listed below), equalling 20 ECTS credits of your overall degree.

    Industry Projects

    Learn through real-life industry projects sponsored by top companies across industries.

    • Exploiting Web Application: Exploiting a web app using various vulnerabilities such as Injection, CSS, XSS.
    • Secure Programming: Identify and cover different flaws occur while writing code.
    • Applied Cryptography: Use cryptographic and encryption techniques for computer security.
      The upGrad Advantage
      Strong hand-holding to help you master Cyber Security.
      • Learning Support
        Industry Mentors
        • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants and graders
        • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalised feedbacks on improvement
        Student Support
        • Available all days 9 AM - 9 PM IST.
        • For urgent queries, use the Call Back option on the platform.
      • Q&A Forum
        • Timely doubt resolution by Industry experts and peers
        • 100% Expert-verified responses to ensure quality learning
        Expert Feedback
        • Personalised expert feedback on assignments and projects
        • Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept related doubts
      • Industry Networking
        • Live sessions by experts on various industry topics
        • One-on-one discussion and feedback sessions with industry mentors

      upGrad Alumni

      Admission Process

      There are 3 simple steps in the Admission Process which is detailed below:

      Programme Fee - 1st Year
      USD 4499
      Get a chance to earn a fee waiver basis your test score and relevance of work experience! Write to [email protected] or request a call back to know more.
        Programme Fee - 2nd Year
        Tuition Fees - USD 10,033
        Living Cost - USD 12,482
        • Ask about our preferred employer tuition discount options!

        Empowering learners of tomorrow

        Over 10,000 students go to Germany to learn every year. Connect with our counselors to know how you can be next!

        How You Benefit From This Programme
        • Master's degree from a reputed German University.
        • Opportunity to apply for 18 months Post-Study-Work visa after graduation.
        • Save upto USD 26,000 for an equivalent degree from Germany.
        • Free German language course.
        • Study in Europe's economic power house.
        • An exclusive student mentor to monitor and guide you throughout the learning phase.
        • Learn from world class faculty with a blend of strong academics, rich industry experience & extensive foreign exposure.

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