Master of Science in Information Technology (Cyber Security)

Zayed University

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Program Overview

Organizations in industry and governments globally are susceptible to a wide range of cyber-attacks that are becoming increasingly more elaborated and malicious. Organizations are struggling to address the challenges of cyber security.

The Master of Science in Information Technology (Cyber Security) program focuses on the development of concepts, knowledge and skills that will enable successful participants to become proficient in the areas of network security in the UAE, database security, digital forensics, ethical hacking, information security management and cyber criminal behavior.


DubaiUnited Arab Emirates

  Course Duration

24 Months

  Tuition Fee

AED 48,000


IELTS: 6 GRE: 300 TOEFL: 79


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Core Modules

  • SEC601 Research Methods
  • SEC605 Information Security
  • SEC610 Information Security, Policy, Ethics and Law
  • SEC630 Cyber Forensics
  • SEC615 Network and Internet Security
  • SEC638 Small Scale Digital Device Forensics
  • SEC675 Cyber Criminal Behavior
  • SEC620 Information Security Management

Students must complete all required courses in the approved program curriculum and achieve a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.0.

Tuition Fees

Total fees for the whole year is AED 96000

Upon successful completion of the Master of Science in Information Technology (Cyber Security) program graduates can find employment as information security experts in a variety of upper-level positions in organizations such as information security management in the UAE, cyber security specialist, network/internet security specialist, digital forensic analyst and information security analyst. Additional employment opportunities include areas of secure web-based e-services, financial institutions, information security audit/consultancy firms and government organizations where national security needs are a priority.


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