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Master and Expert in Cybersecurity of the University of Salamanca

Security is a critical issue in any technological environment. Even more so in the business environment, where information is one of the most precious assets. Hence, in recent years, organizations have spent a large part of their budget on protection.

The demand in this sector is very wide, which is why the Master's in Internet Security at the University of Salamanca is fully focused on Computer Security. The master's degree is taught in collaboration with: Telefónica, Indra, Viewnext, Flag Solutions, Grupo Oesia, Juan Llorens, Nebusens, BeOnPrice, Stratesys, StageMotion, Sidisel, Caetra Studios, Big Bang Box, CSA and Audea. It is a continuation of the master's degree in the Development of Systems for Electronic Commerce with a specialization in Computer Security and the CERTYRED computer security certification program.

The aim of this programme is to provide training to graduates and professionals with experience in the field of ICT who wish to specialise, acquiring the technical knowledge for designing, developing, evaluating and auditing security in computer systems, as well as evaluating and proposing improvements to security policies in a business environment, in accordance with the current legislation.

Director

Dr. Juan M. Corchado
The Faculty of Science
University of Salamanca

Why study Cybersecurity?

My experience in this sector had been very limited as I studied a degree in Computer Engineering, which offered a multidisciplinary perspective. In this master's degree I have been able to delve into the different areas of cybersecurity and expand my knowledge.

Luis Blázquez

Pre-enrolment and enrolment

Application open for 2022/2023
Limited places

1st Period

October 2022 to June 2023

PRE-ENROLMENT
from May 3, 2022
to September 19, 2022

ENROLMENT
from October 3 – 31,
2022

2nd Period

February 2023 to December 2023

PRE-ENROLMENT
from May 3, 2022
to January 16, 2023

ENROLMENT
from January 23 - 31,
2022

Who is it for?

Master’s degree

It is open to students who hold an official university degree, from Spain or another country, issued by a higher education institution in the European Higher Education Area.

Specialist degree

Students must meet university entrance requirements: They completed a higher degree vocational course (FP2), passed the official Spanish university entrance exam, called PAU, PAEG or the entrance exam for people over 25 and 45 years of age who do not possess an academic degree.


Students will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis until all available places have been taken, provided that the students have the required qualifications and/or proven experience.

Pre-enrol

Career opportunities

Given the different profiles available in this sector, at the end of your Masters you will be able to work as a Security Expert in areas such as:

  • The IT departments of both private and public administration companies.
  • Internet companies such as portals or search engines.
  • Companies dedicated to electronic commerce.
  • IT consulting firms
  • Security technicians
  • Computer expertise
  • Network and server management
  • Security department.
  • Security auditor
  • Lawyer specialized in cybersecurity and digital environment.
  • Data protection officer
  • Control authority
  • Legal advisor specialized in new technologies law
  • Management of projects related to the implementation of Computer Security and Intelligent Systems

Learning Mode:
Online and Blended

The teaching will take place in on-site laboratories that can be streamed by students in the online mode. Details regarding the laboratories will be provided by the module coordinator. The laboratory sessions will be held:

Friday:
16:00h to 20:45h

Campus
BISITE

In the online mode the teaching will be done through our plataforma de formación virtual. The topics will be presented periodically and will include videos, graphic resources, etc. Some of the on-site classes will also be recorded and students will be able to view them on the training platform.

Work placement in companies

Online or on-site internships will be offered to students thanks to our collaboration with the IoT Digital Innovation Hub. This Master collaborates with companies that offer internships to students who are completing their studies, contributing to their professional development. Some of these companies are:

Contact us!

Director
Dr. Juan M. Corchado
The Faculty of Science
University of Salamanca

+34 677 522 688

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