Faculty of Engineering

Master of Science in Cybersecurity and Cyberdefence

This program is offered in Collaboration with Université Bretagne Sud, leading to a double degree: Master in Cybersecurity and Cyberdefence conferred by USEK and a Master in Cybersecurity conferred by UBS.


The Master of Science in Cybersecurity and Cyberdefence at USEK is offered in Collaboration with Université Bretagne Sud. The program is comprised of 10 courses, 3 laboratory courses, an internship of 240 hours and a master’s project, all-encompassing thirty six credit hours (36).


The mission of the MS in Cybersecurity and Cyber defense is to generate qualified cybersecurity professionals by providing them with the knowledge to design, plan and manage cyber systems to protect organizations, governments and infrastructures from the ever-changing security threats and infiltration techniques such as hackers, network outages, viruses and cyber-attacks.

Program Educational Objectives

1. Graduates will be ready for advanced careers in computer science and networking, and related fields, as well as further graduate study.
2. Graduates will provide full solution for software problem from system design to solution development. They will be committed for long-life learning.
3. Graduates will have the ability to function and communicate effectively as ethically and socially responsible computer science professionals.

Program Outcomes

a. An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
b. An ability to design, implements, and evaluates a computer-based system, component, or program to meet desired needs.
c. An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal.
d. An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities.
e. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
f. Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development.
g. An ability to apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modelling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the trade-offs involved in design choices.

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