The Master track in Computer Systems Security focuses on system and security issues related to operating systems, hardware and applications (topics like hacking, malware, reverse engineering, vulnerabilities). This specialization in Computer Systems Security is a joint effort by VU Amsterdam and University of Amsterdam. The emphasis on system related issues is what sets this track apart from other master programmes on security, which tend to have a focus on formal methods or the math behind cryptography. You’ll be taught by leading researchers in the field of computer security. Many of the challenging courses have a very hands-on character.
Students graduating in the Computer Systems Security specialization have knowledge of
For detailed information on the Computer Systems Security courses, please check our Study Guide.
General info on the master's programme in Computer Science
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This track is a joint degree programme of the University of Amsterdam and VU Amsterdam. Courses are given at the two Faculties of Science. Graduates receive a diploma accredited by both universities.
General information about VU Amsterdam
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LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
1 April for EU/EEA and non-EU/EEA students*
1 June for holders of a Dutch bachelor’s degree (with a Dutch or EU/EEA nationality).
* EU/EEA students (exept for Dutch students) with an international degree who do not need housing services through VU Amsterdam can still apply until 1 June.
1 November for non-EU/EEA students
1 December for EU/EEA students
1 September and 1 February
FIELD OF INTEREST
Computer Science, Mathematics and Business