Computer System Information Security

Partner Country: FINLAND

University partner: Oulu

Place of study: Russia, Finland
The result of the program: Master of Science (ITMO University), Master of Science (Aalto University).
Duration: 2 Years (120 credits), including 1-2 semesters at Aalto University.
Master of Science (ITMO University), Master of Science (Aalto University).
Language: English
Deadline for submission of documents: 01 July 2018
Entry requirements: Bachelor's degree in IT or equivalent with good/excellent grades. Upper-intermediate level of English. For admission to the partner university IELTS or TOEFL may be required*
Cost: 219 000 Rub for Russian students, 239 000 Rub for foreign students (the fee noted is for the first year at ITMO, the fee for the second year will be set by the Partner University)

Career Options: the graduates may hold such positions as Information security experts, information security auditors and analysts, heads and deputy directors for information security. The industry’s demand for experts in this field is very high and it is expected to grow in the future.

In the digital age, information security has become extremely crucial not only for people but also for companies and large corporations. That is why computer security specialists are in such continuous demand both in private and public economic sectors.

The Double Degree Master’s program in Computer System Information Security focuses on training top quality professionals in the area of information security. It is delivered in collaboration with Aalto University which is considered to be one of the leading universities in the field. The students have an excellent opportunity to learn from top quality professionals ready to share their experience in the sphere of information security both from ITMO University and Aalto University.

Contents of the Program

  • Web software development
  • Information Security
  • Computer Networks
  • Mobile Cloud Computing
  • Network Security
  • Cryptology
  • Cryptography and Data Security
  • Database Security
  • Side-Channel Attacks and Modern Cryptanalysis
  • Telecommunication System(s) Information Security
  • Security extensions for Internet of Things Protocol

*The applicants are required to pass entrance examination sucessfully.


Dr. Alla Levina, Department of Information Security and Computer Technologies