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Master Degree (M.Sc) in Cyber Security Management by IU - 2 Years

The Master’s in Cyber Security Management offered by IU is designed to help you train in all the skills that you will need to protect data and ensure top security measures for systems that are implemented by companies worldwide. The program offers an M.Sc. degree in Cyber Security Management with 24 months of online learning.

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Learning Format

Fully Online


24 months

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About the Program

IU’s Master’s in Cyber Security Management is in line with German and European standards and is designed to help learners specialize in securing infrastructures against attacks, malware, or risks with the help of statistical and digital forensic methods.

Key Highlights

2-Year Online Learning
M.Sc. Degree from IU
Career-Essential Soft Skills Program by Intellipaat
Alumni Status of IU
Fortnightly Sessions with Industry Experts by Intellipaat
Visa Assistance by Intellipaat
Free German Classes by Intellipaat
Job Assistance with Global Partners
Flexible Schedule
No IELTS Required
Mentor Support
International Learners Community for Doubt Clearance
WES Recognised

Free Career Counselling

We are happy to help you 24/7

About IU

The International University of Applied Sciences (IU) is an educational institution that offers an environment of motivation, innovation, and excellence. The university places a strong focus on the quality of its courses and faculty, along with a determination to provide excellent services. Its flexible study programs are designed to suit your professional goals.

Key achievements of IU:

  • Learn from Germany’s largest university.
  • Ranked No. 1 online university in Germany – QS Ranking
  • Accredited by Council of Sciences
  • Received five FIBAA premium seals
  • 5-Star QS High-Quality Education
  • AACSB Member
  • 75000+ Alumni from 110 countries.
  • Get access to the International student career office
  • 94 percent of IU graduates get a job within the first 3 months of graduating and, after two years, an average of 80 percent have management responsibilities –

Upon the completion of this program, you will:

  • Receive an M.Sc. degree in Cyber Security Management from IU
  • Have alumni status of IU

Who can apply for this M.Sc. degree in Cyber Security Management program?

  • Anyone with an Under Graduate degree with a minimum of 50% marks
  • Minimum one year of professional experience
  • Cyber Security Professionals
  • IT Professionals
  • Cyber Security aspirants
Who can aaply

Why Study in Germany?

Work in Germany

You will get to work in one of the strongest economies in the world with the 4th highest GDP and 94% employment rate.

Global Exposure

You will gain exposure to the German corporate world and global network.

Germany PR

There is a high chance of getting Permanent Residence (PR) in Germany.

Low Cost of Living

Germany has an affordable cost of living.

High Salary Packages

The average salary in Germany after completion of the course is ₹4,500,000 p.a.

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Skills to Master

Advanced Mathematics


Cyber Security and Data Protection

Cyber Risk Assessment and Management

Secure Networking

Network Forensics

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Master’s in Cyber Security Management Course Content

Live Course

Semester 1

1.1 Calculus
1.2 Integral transformations
1.3 Vector algebra
1.4 Vector calculus
1.5 Matrices and vector spaces
1.6 Information theory

2.1 Data protection and privacy
2.2 Cyber security building blocks
2.3 Cyber security management
2.4 Cryptography concepts
2.5 Cryptography applications

3.1 IT Governance: Motivation and Challenges
3.2 COBIT Framework
3.3 IT Compliance
3.4 IT basic protection according to BSI IT law

4.1 Social science and research paradigms
4.2 Case study research
4.3 Specific topics of qualitative research
4.4 Advanced issues of qualitative research conceptualization and data analysis
4.5 Underlying assumptions of quantitative research: concepts and consequences
4.6 Evaluation research

The seminar covers different advanced topics regarding cyber security. Each participant must prepare a research essay on a topic assigned to them.

6.1 Symmetric and asymmetric cryptosystems
6.2 Authentication
6.3 Cryptanalysis
6.4 Cryptology in the internet
6.5 Applications

Semester 2

7.1 Organizational IT Risk Management
7.2 Measuring the Cyber Threat
7.3 Threat Modeling
7.4 Standardization and Compliance
7.5 Risk Assessment
7.6 The Cyber-Resilient Organization

8.1 Basics of software development
8.2 Data formats and coding
8.3 Firmware and operating systems
8.4 Classification and application areas of desktop applications
8.5 Databases
8.6 Application-specific software systems in the company
8.7 Ergonomic aspects of computer workstation design and human-machine interaction

9.1 Computer Arithmetics
9.2 Integrated Circuits
9.3 Storage systems
9.4 Input/output systems
9.5 Fundamentals of data transmission
9.6 Computer networks
9.7 Server and data centers

10.1 Operating systems
10.2 Networking
10.3 Forensics
10.4 Cryptography
10.5 Cyber attacks

11.1 Cryptographic protocols
11.2 Network security controls
11.3 Application layer security issues
11.4 Wireless security
11.5 Intrusion detection and prevention

12.1 Algorithms and Data Structures
12.2 Formal Languages and Automata Theory
12.3 Computability, Decidability and Complexity
12.4 Logic
12.5 Algorithm and Program Verification
12,6 Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Semester 3

Semester 4

Elective Overview (A)

Elective Overview (B)

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Program Highlights

24 months fully online
120 ECTS
M.Sc. degree from IU
Visa Assistance by Intellipaat

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Career Services By Intellipaat

Career Services

Career Oriented Sessions

Throughout the course

Over 20+ live interactive sessions with an industry expert to gain knowledge and experience on how to build skills that are expected by hiring managers. These will be guided sessions and that will help you stay on track with your up skilling objective.

Resume & LinkedIn Profile Building

After 70% of course completion

Get assistance in creating a world-class resume & Linkedin Profile from our career services team and learn how to grab the attention of the hiring manager at profile shortlisting stage

Mock Interview Preparation

After 80% of the course completion.

Students will go through a number of mock interviews conducted by technical experts who will then offer tips and constructive feedback for reference and improvement.

1 on 1 Career Mentoring Sessions

After 90% of the course completion

Attend one-on-one sessions with career mentors on how to develop the required skills and attitude to secure a dream job based on a learners’ educational background, past experience, and future career aspirations.

3 Guaranteed Interviews

After 80% of the course completion

Guaranteed 3 job interviews upon submission of projects and assignments. Get interviewed by our 400+ hiring partners.

Exclusive access to Intellipaat Job portal

After 80% of the course completion

Exclusive access to our dedicated job portal and apply for jobs. More than 400 hiring partners’ including top start-ups and product companies hiring our learners. Mentored support on job search and relevant jobs for your career growth.

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Program Fee

Total Admission Fee

$ 10,000

Master’s in Cyber Security Management FAQs

What are the Pre-requisite required for this course?

Although there is no specific prerequisite for this Degree Program, IU Germany might assign you certain pre-requisite courses based on your past education qualification.

These courses will help you build the required foundation for you to master all the knowledge before the 1 year degree program starts. The duration and quantity of such courses may vary from student to student based on their profile, domain expertise, work experience and graduation degree.

No, you cannot skip the pre-requisite course(s) provided by IU.

This program will help you master the basics of modern operating systems, get you familiar with distributed applications in the cloud, and help you master the methods of software forensics and data analysis. This is a practice-oriented learning program for cyber security management, where you will learn how to skillfully detect cyberthreats and demonstrate leadership potential. After you complete this Master’s in Cyber Security Management, you will get an M.Sc. degree from IU.

For admission to this Master’s degree program, candidates must have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Security, Business Informatics, Theoretical Computer Science, Media Computer Science, Industrial Engineering or related subjects
  • English as a medium of instruction

Following is the admission process for this Master’s program by IU:

  • Complete the application process by submitting the documents below:
    • University degree certificate and transcript record for your bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% marks
    • Medium of instruction letter for English/English as the medium of instruction for bachelor’s degree
    • Work experience letter (if any)
    • Tabular CV
    • A copy of identity card or passport
  • Candidates are shortlisted by the admission panel based on the application submitted
  • Selected candidates who receive an offer of admission can accept by paying the program fee

As a part of this Master’s in Cyber Security Management degree program, you will receive:

  • An M.Sc. degree from IU
  • An option of online
  • IU, Germany Alumni Status
  • Become a part of the international student community and global alumni network

After successful completion of this Master’s in Cyber Security Management program, you will receive an M.Sc. degree from IU.

While IELTS is not mandatory, you will be asked to produce proof of your English language skills if it is not your native language, or you didn’t graduate from an English-speaking school/university. IU will conduct an English test to check your proficiency in the English language at no cost. A fair understanding of English is mandatory as the complete degree program is delivered in the English language.

Accepted certifications: 

  • Speexx B2.2 Certificate (complimentary when signing up with IU)
  • TOEFL (min. 80 points)
  • IELTS (min. 6.0)
  • Duolingo English test (min. 95 points)
  • Cambridge Certificate (min. B grade overall)
  • Equivalent proof

IU, Germany believes in small class sizes, typically consisting of 30 students. This makes it easier for students to receive the attention they need during learning. IU’s well-established career center helps students in getting jobs. 94% of IU graduates receive job offers within 6 months of completion of the program.

No. Knowing German is not mandatory, but it is, of course, advisable if you are planning to work there after the degree program. We offer free German classes that you can sign up for.

You will have to give at least 13 hours to learning per week to be able to graduate from the online program.

Through our peer-to-peer chat, you can post your questions and your peers, faculty, and teaching assistants will get back to you within 24 hours. Additionally, there are regular Q&A sessions with faculty that take place during online classes to clarify any conceptual doubts. You will also have fortnightly sessions with industry experts.

Germany is known to have the lowest unemployment rate across Europe. According to the German industry bodies, there are over 100,000 vacancies for IT jobs there. Germany is looking for skilled immigrants to take up jobs there.

You can opt for a part-time job till the time you find a full-time placement in Germany. Students are allowed to work 20 hours per week or 120 full days of part-time work during one year. Germany typically pays around 10 Euros per hour, which adds up to 220 Euros per week.

As proof of funds to support yourself in Germany, you will be asked to deposit 10332 Euros in a blocked German bank account before applying for a Visa. You can withdraw the amount once you reach Germany to support your monthly expenses. However, keep in mind that your actual expenses may vary depending on your lifestyle.

We will assist you during your job application process after the completion of your degree program with the help of our multiple hiring partners in Germany.

The European Credit Transfer System or ECTS is the measure that compares learning achievements and helps students easily transfer credits from one higher education institution to another.

There are over 8,200 Security Engineer jobs, over 1,500 Security Analyst jobs, over 1,800 Security Architect positions, over 10,700 Security Software Developer jobs, and other similar roles available in Germany as per LinkedIn.

If anyone withdraws their application after the payment has been made, the operation cost incurred will not be refundable.

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What is included in this course?

  • Non-biased career guidance
  • Counselling based on your skills and preference
  • No repetitive calls, only as per convenience
  • Rigorous curriculum designed by industry experts
  • Complete this program while you work

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