More information about the requirement application can be found on www.universiteitleiden.nl/cyber-security
Application deadline: EU/EEA students: 1 December (February intake) Non - EU/EEA students: 15 October (February intake)
About Cyber Secruity
The executive master's programme in Cyber Security takes a multidisciplinary approach that helps you develop effective and sustainable solutions for cyber risks and threats. This programme is designed for highly educated professionals (computer scientists, lawyers, policy makers) with several years of professional experience in and/or affinity with issues in the field of cyber security.
The programme of the Cyber Security Academy The Hague (CSA) will teach you to make connections between technical, legal and social scientific aspects of cyber security, so you can come to effective and sustainable solutions for cyber risks and threats. Sub sequently, you will be able to contribute effectively to sustainable strategies for digital defensibility and security of society as a whole , including organisations and citizens.
During this programme, you will learn to:
The CSA is an initiative of Leiden University, Delft University of Technology and The Hague University of Applied Sciences and was created
with the support of the Municipality of The Hague.
Curriculum and Overview
In the first phase you will get a general introduction into cyber security based on the bowtie model.
The first module (Introduction to Cyberspace) explores the characteristics and complexities of cyberspace. This module also covers the
impact of digitalisation and inter
connectivity on vital infrastructures, the resulting opportunities and the related risks.
The second module (Cyber Risk Management) offers a closer look at the technological and non
technological opportunities, risks and
threats of cyberspace, digitalisati
on and interconnectivity, e.g., by analysing a few high
impact cyber security incidents. You will also
examine the concept of acceptable risks and will gain an overview of potential technical and organisational preventative and repressive
The third module (Legal Perspectives on Cyber Security) covers capita selecta on legal aspects.
The fourth module (Cyber Security Economics) explores the relationship between economic theory and practice and cyber security.
For detailed information on the courses and curricula, see the e - Prospectus: www.universiteitleiden.nl/cyber-security
Do you want to apply for this programme at Leiden University? FInd out how to apply by following the step-by step guide: www.universiteitleiden.nl/cyber-security
About Leiden University
Are you curious, critical and involved in the world around you? At Leiden University, the oldest university in the Netherlands, you can make a valuable contribution to tackling the various national and international challenges facing modern society. Together with academics and fellow students from all over the world, you will actively address these challenges. We keep an open mind, do not shy away from difficult discussions and allow one another the space to disagree. We expect the same active, open - minded and critical attitude from you.
We challenge you to look beyond your own boundaries. Leiden University welcomes anyone who wants to achieve their full potential. Our modest community size in the historical cities of Leiden and The Hague creates a highly personal and committed atmosphere. Together, we map out a learning path that suits you and your ambitions. You will also be encouraged to conduct research in cooperation with eminent and enthusiastic scholars. The knowledge and skills you develop here will benefit you for the rest of your life, regardless of the career path you choose!