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MBA – Cybersecurity and Compliance

Type:
Graduate (Master)
Duration of study:
2,5 years (5 semesters)
Mode:
full-time
Now also available online
Obtained title:
master
Language:
Polish | English
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Why choose this field of study?

Do you already have at least a bachelor’s degree and are looking for a secure career path? Do you see your future in managing organizations in the areas of cybersecurity and compliance – ensuring that business activities comply with laws, regulations, and market practices?

Learn more about the Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Cybersecurity and Compliance at the University of Economics and Human Sciences in Warsaw, which, along with a master’s degree, will allow you to obtain a Master of Business Administration (MBA) certificate, confirming your high-level managerial qualifications. We created this program for individuals who are focused on professional success and who value the practical dimension of education, based on a large number of workshop courses and the exchange of experiences among experts and business practitioners.

The 5-semester MBA program offers courses in three key areas of management: business fundamentals, management tools, and management strategies. We will also provide you with profiled knowledge of the cybersecurity management and compliance processes that are critical to the operations of large organizations and corporations, especially multinationals. Through workshops, labs, and internships, we will ensure that you develop your leadership talent step-by-step and understand the purpose and nature of each leadership role.

If, in order to gain additional competencies, you decide to continue your education at the executive Master of Business (EMBA) postgraduate studies offered by UEHS, you will be able to take them as early as the 5th semester – so that in six semesters (including postgraduate studies) you will have obtained all the most important managerial qualifications.

MBA – Cybersecurity and Compliance: what sets us apart?

  • Upon graduation, you will receive a Master’s degree and at the same time a certificate of completion of the MBA program (Master of Business Administration).
  • The emphasis on practical courses will allow you to develop your managerial skills and abilities.
  • You will learn all aspects of digital security and compliance risk management in organizations.
  • You will learn from experts and practitioners in business management and security.
  • You will gain advanced competencies in business management, supported by specialized knowledge.
  • You will become part of the international student community (UEHS was recognized as the most internationalized university in Poland by the Perspektywy University Ranking).

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What will you gain from an MBA degree program?

The program demonstrates our innovative approach to management education by allowing students to earn an MBA certificate while completing a graduate program to obtain a Master's degree. What makes you, as a graduate of the University of Economics and Human Sciences, fully prepared for a career in business?

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  • We are accredited by the CEEMAN International Quality Accreditation. It is a certificate confirming international standards of management education, the highest qualifications of the staff and multidimensional support of students in the development of their managerial careers.
  • We have many years of experience in business education, including postgraduate studies in the elite EMBA management programs.
  • In this program, we focus on developing your talent, honing your skills and exchanging invaluable experiences, all thanks to the best staff, composed of economists and business practitioners from the UEHS Business Department (the largest unit of the University that educates in the fields of finance and management).

MBA – Cybersecurity and Compliance: what can you do after these studies?

The increase in risks associated with the rise of digitalization, as well as the reinforcement of laws regarding the legal liability of collective entities, has led most companies to create departments to manage cybersecurity and the compliance of the organization’s operations with security requirements. As a graduate of the graduate MBA program – Cybersecurity and Compliance, you will be an ideal candidate for the coveted position of Compliance Officer in the job market, responsible for internal compliance processes and policies that prevent illegal activities or business ethics. You can also build a career as a manager of sensitive digital information (such as personal or financial data) – especially if you have a bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity, homeland security, or a related field. Advanced leadership skills will also enable you to serve on teams or committees established to control, audit, or implement processes that protect companies from the risk of criminal liability, financial loss, or loss of image. Upon graduation, you will be prepared to successfully run your own business or provide consulting or auditing services to organizations in a variety of market sectors.

This program
is for you if:

You want to complete a program of study that you will graduate with a master’s degree and an additional MBA certificate.

You want to gain or improve your risk and security management skills in large organizations or in your own company.

You are an ambitious, success-oriented, and goal-oriented person.

Programme and structure of studies

GRADUATE STUDIES

credits
150 ECTS credits
(European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)
they last
2,5 years (5 semesters)
concluded with obtaining
a master's degree
You will also receive a certificate of completion of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program.

The program lasts 5 semesters and combines highly specialized knowledge of business fundamentals and management tools and strategies with a set of field-relevant courses. Graduates will be prepared to manage cybersecurity and security compliance in organizations of various profiles, as well as to develop their own business activities. The program allows you to earn a Master’s degree and at the same time receive a Master of Business Administration (MBA) certificate, which certifies a high level of managerial competence.

FIRST YEAR OF STUDY

The first semester is devoted to business fundamentals – from management concepts to managerial economics to marketing or business ethics. In the second semester, students participate in hands-on activities in the form of tutorials and workshops to familiarize themselves with business management tools.

SEMESTER I
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
OHS 0 l 8/8
CONTEMPORARY CONCEPTS OF ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT 5 L, T 60/32
MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN AND INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL OF THE ORGANIZATION 5 L, WS 60/32
MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS 3 L, T 30/24
CULTURE AND ETHICS 5 D 30/16
ANALYSIS OF MARKETS AND ECONOMIC PROCESSES 4 T 30/16
MARKETING OF GOODS AND SERVICES 4 L, T 60/32
ENTREPRENEURSHIP, CREATIVITY, AND INNOVATION IN BUSINESS 4 L, WS 60/32
SEMESTER II
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
FOREIGN LANGUAGE 2 LEKT 30/16
BEHAVIOURAL ECONOMICS 2 L, T 30/16
MANAGERIAL FINANCE 3 L, T 30/24
VALUATION OF ASSETS 3 T 30/16
MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING AND CONTROLLING 3 L, T 45/24
QUANTITATIVE METHODS IN BUSINESS 3 L, T 45/24
AUDIT AND FINANCIAL ANALYTICS 3 WS 30/16
NEGOTIATIONS AND MEDIATION IN BUSINESS 3 WS 30/16
MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3 LAB 30/16
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (CSR) AND ESG REPORTING 3 d 30/16
BUSINESS OR CONSULTING PROJECT - WORKSHOPS 2 WS 30/16

L – lecture; T – tutorials; D – discussion; WS – workshops; LAB – labs; LEKT – foreign language classes

SECOND YEAR OF STUDY

The third semester is devoted to management strategy courses. Starting in the fourth semester, students take profile courses on cybersecurity and compliance issues. The second-year program also includes an internship and the first part of a master’s seminar.

SEMESTER III
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
FOREIGN LANGUAGE 3 LEKT 30/16
BUSINESS STRATEGIES AND STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT 4 L, T 60/32
CRISIS MANAGEMENT 3 T 30/24
BUSINESS CHANGE MANAGEMENT 3 T 30/16
SELECTED ELEMENTS OF KNOWLEDGE AND TALENT MANAGEMENT 3 T 30/16
PRODUCT AND DISTRIBUTION MANAGEMENT 4 L, WS 45/16
DIGITAL INNOVATION IN BUSINESS 4 LAB 45/24
E-BUSINESS STRATEGIES AND MODELS 3 WS 30/16
STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP AND TEAM MANAGEMENT 3 WS 30/16
SEMESTER IV
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
RISK ANALYSIS / RISK PREVENTION IN THE COMPANY (ELECTIVE) 4 WS 30/16
COMPLIANCE IN BUSINESS PROCESSES 4 L, LAB 60/32
IT COMPLIANCE 3 D 30/16
METHODOLOGY OF STATE CONTROL / INTERNAL CONTROL IN THE COMPANY (ELECTIVE) 4 L, T 60/32
INFORMATION SECURITY / INFORMATION AUDIT AND CONTROL (ELECTIVE) 4 L, LAB 60/32
MASTER’S DEGREE SEMINAR 4 SEM 45/24
INTERNSHIP 7 PR 180/180

L – lecture; T – tutorials; D – discussion; WS – workshops; LAB – labs; LEKT – foreign language classes SEM – Seminar; PR – practicum/internship

THIRD YEAR OF STUDY

During the final semester, students acquire more in-depth knowledge, and also participate in the second part of their internship. The fifth semester ends with the completion of the master’s thesis and the diploma exam.

SEMESTER V
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
ECONOMIC CYBERCRIME 3 L 30/16
OSINT TECHNIQUES 3 L, LAB 45/24
LYING IN BUSINESS / STORYTELLING IN BUSINESS (ELECTIVE) 4 D 30/16
COMBATING INDUSTRIAL ESPIONAGE 3 L, T 60/32
IT SECURITY MANAGEMENT 2 L, T 45/24
NEW TECHNOLOGY LAW 2 L 30/16
MASTER’S DEGREE SEMINAR AND PREPARATION FOR THE DIPLOMA EXAM 6 SEM 60/32
INTERNSHIP 7 PR 180/180

L – lecture; T – tutorials; D – discussion; LAB – labs; LEKT – foreign language classes SEM – Seminar; PR – practicum/internship

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.

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Fees (academic year 2023/2024)

OTHER COUNTRIES
Year of study Annually Per semester*
 
  5100 € 2700 €

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

EU&OTHER COUNTRIES GROUP
Year of study Annually Per semester*
 
  4100 € 2200 €

*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 2022/2023, the University of Economics and Humanities in Warsaw awarded 350 Rector’s Scholarships, ranging from PLN 525 /month to PLN 1025 /month, depending on the average or achievements. For outstanding sport, artistic or scientific achievements, the Scholarship Committee awarded scholarships of PLN 600 /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 600 /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 2022/2023 academic year, depending on the degree of disability, 150 scholarships for people with disabilities were awarded, ranging from PLN 1275 /month to PLN 1575 /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 2021, we granted 40 allowances for a total of PLN 197,200. The allowances, depending on the student’s situation, were paid in the amount of PLN 3,000 to PLN 5,000 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

2022/2023 academic year
355 Rector’s Scholarships
179 social scholarships
181 scholarships for people with disabilities

PLN 1,890,289.35 was spent in 2019/2020 on scholarships
PLN 2,911,662.50 was spent in 2020/2021 on scholarships
PLN 4,158,177.00 was spent in 2021/2022 on scholarships
PLN 7,829,950.00 was spent in 2022/2023 on scholarships

Rector’s Scholarship – highest average: 5,44