Cybersecurity Online

There are more than 1.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs worldwide.

Early bird discount for registrations until June 14, 2024.

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The new Semester begins October 2024

Degree Awarded

Master Degree (18 months)





Next Intake

October 2024

  • The MSc in Cybersecurity at EUC, addresses the increasing demand for innovative approaches to the complexities and multidisciplinary character of cyber security policy and practice
  • Students are equipped with technical skills and an understanding of law, risk management, ethical hacking and cryptography as these relate to cybersecurity.
  • Businesses are continually becoming more and more conscious of the danger posed by cyberattacks, both in economic terms and what it means for their customers. According to a survey carried out by PwC, budgeting for IT security, on a global level, has grown by 24% during the last year.
  • Businesses nowadays are in demand of experienced and specialized security experts who can help to protect their networks and systems. The scale, the complexity, and amount of malware that is created by cybercriminals means that existing IT departments are unable to cope.
  • Today, 67% of companies plan on employing more cybersecurity experts ((ISC)² Cybersecurity Workforce Study 2022). Considering that four million cybersecurity jobs remained unfilled worldwide, cybersecurity graduates will have the most opportunities than any other profession in the technology sector.

Facts about cybersecurity job prospects

  • There is an estimated shortage of 4 million cybersecurity experts globally and approx. 3.4 million unfilled information security positions in Europe, Africa & The Middle East (EMEA) ((ISC)² Cybersecurity Workforce Study 2023)
  • 67% of companies plan on employing more cybersecurity experts ( (ISC)² Cybersecurity Workforce Study 2022))
  • Possible career paths as Cyber Legal, Policy & Compliance Officer, Penetration Tester, or Cybersecurity Architect profiles as defined by ENISA in the European Cybersecurity Skills Framework (ECSF)

Make an impact on your career with the MSc in Cybersecurity

The Master of Science in Cybersecurity of European University Cyprus will give you the knowledge and information security skills to enter one of the most sought-after professionals in the world

The MSc in Cybersecurity is an ideal qualification for graduates of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Electronic Engineering and other related field.

Career Options

  • Government
  • Manufacturing
  • Financial Services
  • Retail
  • Wholesale
  • Health Industries

Courses Include

  • Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing
  • Communications and Network Security
  • Cryptography
  • Current Trends in Cybersecurity
  • Cybersecurity Policy, Governance, Law and Compliance
  • Cybersecurity Architecture and Operations
  • Incident Response and Forensic Analysis
  • Cyber Threat Intelligence

Early Bird Registration for registrations until June 14, 2024

Distance Education Unit

The Online Learning Approach

  • Use of a variety of digital technologies to enrich the learning environment
  • Application of current online-teaching methodologies to cater to individual learning styles
  • Interactive activities throughout semester to accomplish learning outcomes/skills (50% of final grade for each course)
  • Final written examinations (50% of the final grade for each course)
  • Use of synchronous (teleconferencing, chat, etc.) and asynchronous (email, discussion forums, wikis, etc.) communication for course content and feedback

The Infrastructure and Support

  • Faculty with extensive online-education training and ongoing professional development
  • Use of comprehensive and up-to-date sources and educational material
  • Modern virtual campus e-learning platform through Blackboard Learn
  • Modern web-conference tools and online collaboration through Blackboard Collaborate
  • 24/7/365 access to the University Library services and resources through Open Athens
  • 24-hour online technical support services
  • Personal Advisor for academic support and mentoring
  • Career Center for professional and employment advising



European University Cyprus has been ranked with an overall assessment of 5-Stars by QS TOP UNIVERSITIES (QS Stars). The QS Stars University Rating evaluates institutions globally on 50 different indicators and awards universities between one and five stars in a range of fields. EUC has received five stars for performance in the areas of teaching, employability, internationalization, online learning, inclusiveness and the MD Medicine for the competitiveness and strength of the program.

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