Admission Criteria

Admission to the master's program requires either a bachelor's degree in a relevant technical discipline, such as computer science, computer engineering or information management, or equivalent technical qualifications, e.g. obtained through certifications and job experience. The study program assumes that all student have fundamental intuitions about mathematical concepts and knowledge of scientific thinking, as well as a solid understanding of the architecture, development, operation and application of IT systems.

Applicants with a bachelor's degree in Technical Science, Strategic Analysis and Systems Design from DTU are qualified for the Master program as per legal requirement. Applicants with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (incl. a Diploma Engineering degree) in an IT-related field from DTU or other universities, a Bachelor’s degree from one of the business academies (Da. “professionsbachelorer fra et erhvervsakademi”) are also eligible to apply. It is assumed that all applicants have received IT education as part of their initial degree, as well as having 2 years of work experience in IT, either as an employee of an IT department or as a super user.


The Master in Cyber Security program is offered in English. Click here to see specific requirements for English language skills.


Focus: Individuals with IT/digital background

Format: 2 years, part-time

Costs: 190,000 DKK ex. VAT

Admission: BSc degree + 2 years work experience 

Language: English

Course start: August, 2023

Application deadline: May 1, 2023

Questions? Contact Signe Møller Jørgensen,

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Christian D. Jensen
Associate Professor
DTU Compute
+45 45 25 37 24


Signe Møller Jørgensen
Senior Studies Officer
DTU Compute
+45 45 25 37 37