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B.Sc. On Campus

Network Security

Linnaeus University

36 months
Duration
15550 EUR/year
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About

Trojans, root kits, phishing and other threats to both individuals and businesses demand ever more attention. If you want to learn how to stop these threats, this Network Security programme offered at Linnaeus University is the right one for you! 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Sensitive and confidential information, such as credit card numbers and medical records, is sent between computers around the world. How can we ensure that this information only reaches those it is meant for?

To become an expert in IT security, particularly network security, a series of competencies are required. You have to be good at handling a computer, of course, and at understanding how the different parts of a computer system interact. In particular, you also need to be able to program computers.

Computer science includes a number of other areas as well, such as operating systems and databases. You will, however, primarily focus on the network and security areas. This means that you will study courses such as administration of networks, mobile and wireless security, and distributed systems. In order to achieve IT security, encryption is required and to help you understand such tools, courses in mathematics are also included.

Career

The Network Security programme offered at Linnaeus University  gives you qualifications for a variety of professions. Examples of jobs that this education may lead to are programmer, network administrator and security consultant, in small as well as large companies. The IT world is global, so work abroad may be just as likely as work in Sweden.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Basic Mathematics for Computer Scientists
  • Technical information and communication
  • Computer Security
  • Database Technology
  • Discrete mathematics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for bachelor's level studies, all students must:

  • have successfully completed their upper secondary (high school) education (post-16).

  • be able to demonstrate proficiency in English. The entry requirement for studies at the bachelor's level in Sweden is the equivalent of the Swedish upper secondary course English 6. 

  • Mathematics 3c. Or: Mathematics D.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15550 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46651 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
  • Tuition fee, first payment: 77,500 SEK
  • Tuition fee, total: 465,000 SEK

Living costs for Växjö

6090 - 10000 SEK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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