MS Information Security

Program Introduction

The Master of Science in Information Security degree program prepares students for a professional career in Information Security. The program aims to develop core competencies in the fields of computer networks security, application security, and information security management. Students also have the opportunity to learn the technical aspects of information security by understanding current threats and vulnerabilities and examining ways of developing effective countermeasures. The program is designed to develop knowledge and skills in specialized technical areas. The thesis component of this program provides the participant with an opportunity to apply the skills and knowledge acquired through the course-work in solving complex problems such as cyber threats, data loss or theft, computer intrusions and privacy breaches; underscoring the need for improved security practices and so on. The program is focused to produce professionals competent enough to offer solution for Information Security problems in the market. Graduates of this program will be able to address information security related issues in present and future era of Information Technology.

Program Details

2 years

.       BS (SE/CS/IT/EE/CE) 4 years degree program or equivalent from HEC recognized university or degree awarding institute, or Computer Science conversion course two years degree program referred to as MCS or M.Sc. (Computer Science)

b.      Candidates possessing four-year degrees in Science & Engineering, are also eligible for entrance to this program, but may be required to take additional undergraduate courses.

c.       Minimum 60% marks in previous degree in case of annual system or 2.50/4.0 CGPA in case of semester system with no more than one second division throughout the academic career.

d.       No third division in entire academic career.

e.       Pass the following:
i. HEC (HAT) / GAT NTS (General) / UMT Graduate Admission Test; (at least 50%)
ii. Admission Interview by UMT Graduate Admission Committee

56250
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