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CodeDegree Programme TitleStandard Length of Study
N0612A140005Information and Communication Security2.0 years
Qualification AwardedMaster degree, Ing.
Level of QualificationSecond Cycle
Access to Further StudiesThe graduates may continue in a Third cycle
Graduation Requirements120 ECTS Credits, Final state examination, Diploma thesis
Mode of StudyFull-time
Programme Director or EquivalentPersonal IDName
ZEL01prof. Ing. Ivan Zelinka, Ph.D.
Course Structure Diagram with ECTS Credits1. year / Winter semester1. year / Summer semester
30 ECTS Credits30 ECTS Credits
2. year / Winter semester2. year / Summer semester
30 ECTS Credits30 ECTS Credits
Specific Admission Requirements
Specific admission requirements are determined by the Dean of the faculty. For more information please click here.
Specific Arrangements for the Recognition of Prior Learning
Informal learning - max. 60% of credits gained in prior lifelong learning can be recognized, as determined by the Dean of the Faculty.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Qualification Requirements:
Finished higher education in Bachelor's degree programme.
The Czech educational system is regulated by the Higher Education Act (Act 111/1998). Studies at VSB-TUO are regulated by the Statute of VSB – Technical University of Ostrava.
Profile of the Programme
The aim of the study is to educate graduates with expert knowledge of information and communication security who will be able to solve demanding assignments related to data security, communication and computer security. The composition of the subjects in the curriculum covers the key security aspects of ICT and is chosen with respect to the practical skills and applicability of the acquired knowledge in the graduate's engineering practice.
Key Learning Outcomes
Key Lerning Outcomes are Expressed in following Structure: Knowledge, Skills, General competencies
Graduate of the study program within the st. the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) program is profiled in the field of information and communication security, where it acquires expert knowledge of security of computer systems, communication and cryptography. Within its elective subjects, it develops its expertise especially in the field of computer networks and data processing. The curriculum is designed with emphasis on ICT security expertise and practical skills to ensure graduate employment in the labor market. The profiling of the graduate is attended by employees of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at VSB-TU Ostrava, in particular the Department of Informatics, Telecommunications and Applied Mathematics.
Applying graduates is wherever you need to address data security, information secrecy, communications security, data processing, and other challenging ICT security tasks. As an example, companies such as TietoEnator, Microsoft, AVG, Avast, Monet, IBM, CodeCreator, banks and financial institutions and many others can be mentioned.
General competencies:
The graduate should be able to further self-study in the field and carry out appropriate training in the field.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples
The curriculum defines the general application of students in the accreditation file. The graduate will have broad practical skills and basic theoretical knowledge in the area of ​​computer security as they are understood, taught and applied at Czech and foreign universities. This will make the position of the graduate on the labor market very easy to read, especially in three areas: In companies dedicated to developing secure software to the position of a computer security software developer. In companies and offices in the position of security administrator of HW and SW systems and networks. In companies engaged in the sale of HW and SW in the position of expertly trained merchant and consultant. In the state administration, police and army as an expert on information and communication security With the expected growth of technology-oriented companies in the region and the demand for technically-educated specialists, the graduate will have a high chance for a very good job in the field.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Examination regulations, assesment and grading are described in the Study and Examination Rules.
Course block: Compulsory - all courses are compulsory.
Course block: Choice-compulsory - student has to choose at least one course from the list of courses.
Course block: Optional - student can choose any course from the list of courses.
IMPORTANT: Student has to select so many courses to reach 30 ECTS credits per semester. Rules in detail and convenient selection of courses can be consulted with the programmme director.
Bellow stated courses are assigned for the degree studies only. Students coming to VSB-TUO for an exchange stay must select courses from the List of courses for exchange students.