Course Contents

Master programme Cyber Security and Resilience

The dual structure of the master degree programme allows you to apply the acquired knowledge in partner companies and gain industry experience.

Focus of the curriculum

Organisational Security and Resilience

is concerned with organisational security measures, standards and best practices as well as risk and resilience management

Technical Security and Resilience

deals with the technical protection of information systems and the analysis of vulnerabilities and security incidents

Applied Security Competence (Dual Project)

supports students in putting their knowledge into practice with company partners

Future Work Skills

promotes the transfer of knowledge in areas such as conversation techniques during audits, data analysis skills or personnel management

Diploma Thesis/Master Thesis

enables students at the end of their studies to focus on an individually chosen topic

Curriculum overview

Cyber Security Study Contents

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Interdisciplinary Elective Module

The iLab programme allows you to participate in an interdisciplinary and intercultural project semester with the working language being English. 

Dual learning

In addition to the theoretical and practical lectures at the university, the dual study programme offers you the unique opportunity to gain practical experience by participating in real projects at partner organisations. An education at the highest scientific level in combination with a strong practical orientation offers you excellent career opportunities.

Modern infrastructure

High-quality technical equipment and four modern network technology labs offer you every possibility to explore your talents and interests. Thanks to VPN solutions, as a student you can use all resources outside the campus as well.

Linguistic competence

The fact that the teaching language is English promotes your skills of expression. Equipped with profound knowledge and linguistic competencies, you are well prepared for a career in the international field of cyber security and resilience.

Blocked courses and specialisation

Focusing on one subject at a time enables you to dive deeper into the subjects and new learning formats. Furthermore, it ensures a balanced and even workload during the semester. To best support your individual career goals, specialisations enable diverse learning paths.

Innovative Teaching

Gain international experience

Study in St. Pölten and be connected to 8 European universities! EUDRES gives you the opportunity to enroll in joint study modules and learn from regional entrepreneurs and industry professionals.

Find out more about EUDRES.