Cybersecurity

Type:
Engineer
Duration of study:
4 years (8 semesters)
Mode:
full-time
Now also available online
Obtained title:
engineer
Language:
English | Polish
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Why you should choose this field?

The ongoing digitalization gives companies plentiful opportunities to develop. On the other hand, however, it poses many risks for digital security. Nowadays, an effective protection of data is the principal factor which guarantees a secure development. By choosing these up-to-date degree program in the field of Cybersecurity, you will learn how to always stay one step ahead of the looming digital threats.

You will acquire such skills as: evaluating the security level, preparing and preventing cyberattack scenarios, administering systems in order to detect incidents of security breach, establishing the principles of functioning of the main encryption tools, and many others. Upon your graduation, you will become a highly sought-after specialist: an engineer in cybersecurity.

What you can do after graduating?

Cybersecurity specialists are currently one of the most demanded and best paid professionals. The monthly salaries in this sector can be as high as a dozen thousand euros are still on rise. The career perspectives after graduating are, therefore, very promising. Thanks to this degree program, you will be able to work for almost any company or organization, regardless of its location and the type of activity it conducts. You will always be a valuable asset in all types of IT teams, with practical skills in the use of security-related tools and technologies.

This programme
is for You, if:

You want to acquire the most valued skills in the sector of IT security
You want to gain a profession which guarantees, and will continue to guarantee in the future, one of the highest salary in the job market
You are interested in technological innovations and possess the ability of logical thinking
Cybersecurity

Programme and Structure of Studies

First degree studies
(engineering)

last
4 years (8 semesters)
are worth of
240 ECTS credits
(European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)
they end with
a Professional Engineering degree

The study program includes basic knowledge and skills in Computer Science, as well as specialized classes in Cyber Security. The program at the University of Economics and Human Sciences ensures that you will start acquiring unique Cyber Security skills and knowledge in the first semester to become an excellent specialist in the shortest possible time. The program focuses on cybersecurity in IT, while offering interdisciplinary skills such as essential knowledge of law, management and security sciences.

First year of studies

During the first year, the student is gradually introduced to the basic knowledge of Computer Studies, including basic programming. As early on as in the first term, specialized classes in Cybersecurity begin, thanks to which you will learn about the legal and social aspects of digital security.

Semester I
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
Occupational Health and Safety 0 L 8/4
Academic skills 2 L 15/8
Mathematics 8 L, W 75/40
Basics of Programming 7 L, LAB 75/40
Introduction to Cybersecurity 4 L 30/16
Security Problems in an Information Society 4 L 30/16
Introduction to Security Studies 2 L 30/16
Semester II
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
Foreign language 2 W 24/16
Discrete Mathematics 6 L, W 60/32
Electronics 5 L, LAB 45/24
Physics 5 L, LAB 48/28
Algorithms and Complexity 6 L, W 75/40
Computer Systems Architecture 6 L, LAB 60/32
General Criminal Law and Cybercrime 3 L 30/16

Second year of studies

In the second year of studies, general classes in Computer Studies are continued, but students also delve deeper into specialized subjects in the field of Cybersecurity. During this year, the classes will allow you to gain skills in the fields of software, teleinformatic, network, and data security. You will also learn the basics of cryptography. You will have your student’s practise placement, thanks to which you will be able to apply your knowledge in an authentic workplace environment under the supervision of cybersecurity specialists.

Semester III
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
Foreign language 3 W 24/16
Programming Paradigms 8 L, LAB 75/40
Databases 7 L, LAB 60/32
Operating Systems 6 L, LAB 60/32
Network Technologies 6 L, LAB 60/32
Teleinformatic Security and Data Protection 3 LAB 30/16
Semester IV
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
Foreign language 2 W 24/16
Physical Education 0 SPORT 30/-
Software Engineering 6 L, LAB 45/24
Student’s Practice Placement 4 WE 100/100
Introduction to Cryptology 6 L, LAB 60/32
Secure Software Design 5 L, LAB 60/32
Network Security Systems 5 L, LAB 60/32

Third year of studies

During the third year, you will continue to study specialized subjects in the field of Cybersecurity. You will learn, among others, how to design secure software, test applications for security, analyse malware and manage network and system security.

Semester V
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
Foreign language 2 W 24/16
Physical Education 0 SPORT 30/-
Basic Social Communication 3 L 30/16
Student’s Practice Placement 4 WE 100/100
Security of Online Applications 5 L, LAB 45/24
Identification and Exploitation of Software Vulnerability 5 LAB 30/16
Administration and Security of Operating Systems 4 LAB 30/16
Offensive and Defensive Security 7 L, LAB 60/32
Semester VI
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
Foreign language 2 W 24/16
Student’s Practice Placement 8 WE 200/200
Analysis and Detection of Cyber Threats 5 L LAB 60/32
Analysis of Malware 3 LAB 30/16
Security of Corporate Systems 3 LAB 30/16
Encryption Protocols 5 L, LAB 45/24
System Logging and Monitoring 4 L, LAB 45/24

Fourth year of studies

During the fourth year, you will finalize your study of specialized subjects. You will also conduct your own IT project and participate in a group project. In the last semester, you will prepare yourself for the diploma exam, which will award you the degree of Engineer and the well-deserved profession of cybersecurity specialist. All you will have to do then is present your degree to the employer who will offer you the highest salary and the best work conditions.

Semester VII
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
Theory of Organization and Management 3 L 30/16
IT Project 4 W 30/16
Student’s Practice Placement 7 WE 175/175
Monitoring and Handling Security Breach Incidents 6 L, LAB 60/32
Penetration Testing 5 L, LAB 45/24
Methods of Risk Analysis 5 L, LAB 45/24
Semester VIII
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
Probabilistic Methods 5 L, W 60/32
Team Project 4 W 45/24
Project Seminar and preparation of IT project 15 SEM 30/16
Student’s Practice Placement 6 WE 150/150

Tuition fees

Fixed tuition - flexible payments

By choosing to study at UEHS, you can be sure that the tuition fee will not change throughout the duration of your studies. You can pay the tuition fee once for the entire year of study or spread over a semester payment. This allows you to decide how you want to plan your expenses.

Fees

EU&OTHER COUNTRIES GROUP
Year of study Annually Per semester*
1st year 2500 EUROS 1400 EUROS
2nd, 3rd and 4th year 3 100 EUROS 1 700 EUROS

*Semester payment is possible from the second year of studies.

OTHER COUNTRIES
Year of study Annually Per semester*
1st year 3600 EUROS 1950 EUROS
2nd, 3rd and 4th year 4 100 EUROS 2 200 EUROS

*Semester payment is possible from the second year of studies.

EU and other countries group
This group includes citizens of the countries member states of the European Union and the following countries citizens: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latin America, Macedonia, Moldova, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.

Other countries
The citizens of all the remaining countries.

Scholarships - easier than you think

scholarship program

While studying at UEHS, you can take advantage of a wide range of financial support from the state budget and European funds, as well as benefit from special discounts with UEHS discount program

You can submit most scholarship applications quickly and easily through your online account.  

Scholarship
The scholarship may be awarded to any student who obtained an average grade not lower than 4.5 in a academic year given.

In the academic year 2020/2021, the University of Economics and Humanities in Warsaw awarded 292 Rector’s Scholarships, ranging from PLN 450 /month to PLN 650 /month, depending on the average or achievements. For outstanding sport, artistic or scientific achievements, the Scholarship Committee awarded scholarships of PLN 450 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for the Rector’s Scholarship is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

Sports scholarships

A sports scholarship may be awarded to a student who excels in sport achievements at least national level. In addition we also encourage our students to take part in additional support programs- eg. the National Academic Representation.

Young sportsmen can count on financial support in the amount of PLN 450 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for sports scholarship is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

Special scholarships for disabled people

A scholarship for people with disabilities may be awarded to a student who has a disability certificate, a disability degree certificate, a ZUS certifying physician’s certificate, a disability group certificate or a certificate of permanent or long-term incapacity to work on a farm.

In the 2020/2021 academic year, depending on the degree of disability, 79 scholarships for people with disabilities were awarded, ranging from PLN 800 /month to PLN 1000 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for a scholarship for people with disabilities is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

Allowances

The allowance is a form of emergency financial assistance. Any student who found himself temporarily in a difficult life situation resulting from random events beyond the student’s control can apply for it.

The allowance may be granted twice in one academic year, and the allowance is not granted twice for the same random event. Difficult life situations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are an exception.

In 2020, we granted 64 allowances for a total of PLN 113,200.50. The allowances, depending on the student’s situation, were paid in the amount of PLN 1,000 to PLN 2,500 at a time.
Detailed information on the possibility of applying for the allowance is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

This is what makes us different

2020/2021 academic year
292 Rector’s Scholarships
106 social scholarships
79 scholarships for people with disabilities

PLN 1,890,289.35 was spent in 2019 on scholarships
PLN 2,911,662.50 was spent in 2020 on scholarships

Rector’s Scholarship – highest average: 5.79