Selection Process

Master’s Programme in International Cybersecurity and Cyberintelligence

Procedure


There are two calls for application. The same process will be followed for the acceptance of applicants in both calls. Yet, applicants from the 1st call that pass the selection process will have preference to be admitted.

The selection process is led by a selection committee comprised of members from the four universities that are part of the master’s consortium. This selection committee will evaluate the academic merits, curriculum vitae, and motivation letters of the students and later will be in charge of the interview process.

The admission process in every call has a 2-step procedure.

(1) In the first phase, applicants should first fulfil the following criteria:

  • Minimum accredited level of proficiency in English: B2.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. (If not available at the time of application, a signed statement with the commitment to submit it before the registration deadline should be provided).
  • Accredited Technology Competence, given by any of the following criteria: Degree in IT-related programme (e.g., Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Telecommunications, Informatics, Software Engineering) or 2 years of professional experience in the IT field or equivalence to 3 years of training on IT topics.

(2) In the second phase, an interview will be appointed with the candidates that fulfil the requirements for the first phase. The following criteria will be applied to select the accepted candidates:

  • Communication skills
  • Expertise in technology
  • Motivation for the programme
  • Workgroup ability
  • Academic achievements

Documents for the application


In order to prepare your application, you need the following documents:

1. Completed application form – via the application system

2. Copy of ID card / passport

3. English language accreditation. One of these documents:

  • Bachelor’s degree taught in English.
  • Affidavit of being a native English speaker.
  • Official accreditation of B2 level of proficiency in English (language proficiency certificate equivalent to B2 CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages – can be checked here)

4. Diploma of bachelor’s degree – Undergraduate diploma (or higher). If you haven’t finished your studies yet but will have your diploma before the starting date of the Master’s, you can submit your application by uploading a signed personal statement.

Diplomas will need to be verified and authenticated in due course.

5. Transcript of records for bachelor’s degree

6. Certificates of merits to accredit Technology Competence

  • Diplomas in IT related programmes and courses
  • Accredited work experience in the IT field

7. Motivation letter

8. Curriculum Vitae

9. At least 2 recommendation letters from university or employer

10. A document that summarises (3 pages maximum) a previous work or a project carried out by the applicant in the field of technology

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