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Location Estonia, Tallinn/ Tartu
Field of study Computer Sciences (JACS I000)
Type Postgraduate, full-time
Begins September
Nominal duration 2 years
Study language English
Awards MSc(Master of Science in Engineering)
Tuition fee

Scholarship covers the tuition fee for limited number of students

Application fee €100.00

The application fee is non-refundable!

Entry qualification Undergraduate diploma (or higher)

Bachelor´s Degree in Economics, Science, Engineering or a related field.

The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Estonian.

Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.

All the academic documents (diploma, transcript) need to be certified by a public notary or issuing university. Documents can not be self-attested! If the document is not in English it also needs to be officially translated.

It is required that you send verified copies of the entry qualification documents directly to the university by postal mail. Important! Never send original documents by post!

Tallinn University of Technology
International Study Center
Ehitajate tee 5
19086 Tallinn

Language requirements

Accepted proof of proficiency: IELTS 5.5+, TOEFL IBT 70+, First Certificate in English (FCE) grade C (or higher), CAE result B2 or Pearson score 46+

English language requirements may be waived in following cases:

Other requirements

A motivation letter must be added to your application.

  • The applicant is required to submit a CV to provide information about working experience.

Before submitting the application please check country specific requirements for entry. The information is available in Tallinn University of Technology´s website. If you are studying for a different education qualification from those listed in the website, please contact Tallinn University of Technology´s International Study Center by e- mail

Country specific requirements for applicants are available here:

More information

Application start:
1 Jan 2015

Application deadline:
1 May 2015 23:59 (GMT)


Joint Programme with University of Tartu

The public focus on the field of cyber security is growing around the world. Estonia is well known for its eagerness to put innovative IT solutions into everyday use. It is a pioneer in electronic identities and electronic voting and enthusiastically adopts mobile technology, online banking and electronic government services. However, with so many e-solutions and such extensive use of the internet, attention also needs to be turned to the security issue.

The international Master’s programme in cyber security aims to provide students with skills in all aspects of the security of information systems. It gives students a unique chance to study under high-level cyber security practitioners from Estonian banks, telecoms, CERT and the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence. The programme introduces students to this exciting environment and provides them with an opportunity to conduct research within the Estonian Centre of Excellence in Computer Science.

Key features

• A programme that is unique in Europe offered in a country that has national experience of cyber attacks
• An internationally recognised qualification
• Specialisation in technological or organisational aspects or a combination of both
• Simulated learning environments for some subjects
• Teaching staff have the latest high-level cyber security experience and know-how
• International guest lecturers from related industries and institutions (banks, CERT, NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence et al.)

The suggested guide for location:

* 1. semester (fall): Tallinn University of Technology * 2. semester (spring): University of Tartu * 3. semester (fall): Tallinn University of Technology * 4. semester (spring): Tallinn University of Technology or University of Tartu, devoted to Master’s thesis.

Career opportunities

The programme conveys the specialist knowledge and professional skills needed on a career path leading to high-end technical roles (e.g. security analyst, architect or research engineer) or managerial roles (e.g. project/team leader or technology officer). Great networking possibilities and collaboration with leading specialists in the field will present graduates with a range of career opportunities.

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