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Computer Security

Course
Master’s level
7,5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
50%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-28669
Tuition
Full education cost: 17 875 SEK
First payment: 17 875 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

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About

The course gives basic knowledge in the security area, i.e. how to protect your system against intentional intrusions and attacks. The purpose of intrusions can be made to change or delete resources (data, programs, hardware, etc), to get unauthorized access to confidential information or unauthorized use of the system's services.

The course covers threats and vulnerabilities in the computer systems and networks, as well as rules, methods and mechanisms for protection. Modeling and assessment of security and dependability as well as metrication methods are covered. During a few lectures, a holistic security approach is taken and organizational, business-related, social, human, legal and ethical aspects are treated.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

Completed courses corresponding to 60 credits within the subject Computer Science or equivalent. A 7.5 credits course in Programming is required. Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 6/English B from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies.

For admission to the summer 2021 and onward the following selection applies: selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 285 credits.