study programme

Information Security

Original title in Czech: Informační bezpečnostFaculty: FEKTAbbreviation: IBEP-VAcad. year: 2019/2020

Type of study programme: Master's

Study programme code: N3966

Degree awarded: Ing.

Specific admission requirements

The condition for admitting is a completed Bachelor’s degree and passing the written examination from the field of the informatics and law foundations.

Key learning outcomes

Students acquire knowledge of advanced mathematics, informatics, cryptography and the theory of communication systems. Thanks to the interdisciplinary concept of the master´s degree programme the students will also acquire knowledge from the field of law, economics and management. Within the study programme the strong emphasis is put on the professional English. The primary aim of the programme is to prepare graduates who are able to work on the positions such as security experts in private or public domain, including security services. Thanks to the extensive fundamentals, the high adaptability of Master´s graduates to the particular requirements of their future practice is provided not only in the field of information security but also more generally in the fields of development and implementation of electronic devices, legal and economic aspects included. Higher education also provides very good fundamentals for potential doctoral studies.

Occupational profiles of graduates with examples

The graduates acquire qualification for work experience in the fields which involve knowledge of technical, social and legal branches to ensure information security. The graduates acquire knowledge of advanced mathematics, modern cryptography and theory of information and communication technology. This knowledge is supported by knowledge of related law fields. Following the theoretical knowledge, the students also possess practical skills for using devices used in the field of information processing and transferring. After completing the study programme, the graduates will be ready to work in the job positions such as security administrators, analytics, developers in ICT, auditors, research workers or ICT security experts. The graduates will be able to design and implement security architecture of ICT systems and evaluate related legal and economic impacts. They will be able to analyse in detail not only function of existing security systems but principles, algorithms and implementation aspects in which the existing security systems are based on. The graduates will be able to provide procedural, personal and administrative requirements required by cyber security legislation.

Access to further studies

The graduates may continue in a doctoral study programme.

Examination regulations, assessment and grading

Graduation requirements

diploma thesis, final state examination

Mode of study

full-time study

Programme supervisor


Abbreviation Title (specialisation) Mandatory credits
V-IBPInformation Security98