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Lifelong Learning Master's Degree 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.


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

Training from October 2023 to June 2024
Limited places

from 1 June to 21 September 2023

from 2 to 31
October 2023

Who is it for?

Lifelong Learning 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.

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.

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:
Face-to-face, blended and online

The teaching will take place in on-site laboratories that can be streamed by students in the online mode. These days will be indicated in the calendar of activities.


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 Lifelong Learning Master's Degree 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!

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

+34 677 522 688

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