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Cyber Security (MSc)

About the programme

The academic executive master’s programme Cyber Security is multidisciplinary; the programme covers technological as well as legal, administrative, economic and psychological aspects of digital security.

This programme is developed by Leiden University, Delft University of Technology and The Hague University of Applied Sciences and various private partners. Leiden University is responsible for the programme. The programme has been accredited by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO).

For whom?

Professionals with a relevant master’s degree from a university (of applied sciences) and several years of professional experience who wish to broaden or deepen their knowledge of cyber security.


Part-time, 18 months (excluding master’s thesis)

Study load

The study load is 40 hours per year, 15-20 hours per week, of which seminars one to one and a half days a week (every Friday, Thursdays occasionally, not during school holidays) and 8 - 12 hours self study.

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