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MScNetwork and Information Security

Tuition fee

Generally tuition fee for a non-EU student would be: €14,000*

*with exception of the:
MSc in Pharmaceutical Business & Technology
MSc in Digital Transformation, where the fees are €15,000

In addition to the above R.I.A.P. fees of 835 apply and consist of:
- Registration Fee: €250
- International Student Support Fee: €200
- Protection of Enrolled Learner Fee: €285 (or €305 for programmes with tuition fee of €15 000) – (calculated as 2% of total tuition fee, plus registration fee before scholarship)
QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland) Award Fee of €200


There are bursaries and scholarships available to non-EU students:

- Griffith College Bursary of €2000 (and €1000 in case of MSc in Pharmaceutical Business & Technology and MSc in Digital Transformation) – awarded to each successful applicant

- Academic Merit Scholarship (AMS) awarded to students demonstrating strong academic performance. Has 3 levels, offering an award of €500, €1000 or €1500 respectively.

NB! the amount of R.I.A.P. fees and bursaries available is subject to change and can depend on individual circumstances. To confirm the tuition fee applicable, as well as the amount of bursary available to you individually, please talk to your UA consultant.

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Expenses, accommodation, working etc.



Designed specifically to address a growing need in the industry, the MSc in Network and Information Security at Griffith College is a one-year programme which aims to enable students to develop robust and efficient network security plans, strategies and solutions. Delivered on a full and part-time basis, as a graduate of this course, you will:

Obtain specialist knowledge and skills essential for a career in network security.
Establish an analytical mindset necessary for independent academic and professional research.
Gain a practical understanding of how to identify industrial requirements of computer network security and analyse security risks.
Develop a team player attitude necessary to communicate problems, ideas and solutions to all levels of the industrial team.
Build upon your knowledge of supporting topics in the area of network and information security.
Fantastic job prospects with a 100% employment record from a sample of 35 graduates from the class of 2017

Course Highlights

Finish early with Post-Graduate Diploma
Small class sizes
Access to state of the art facilities
A dedicated experienced lecturing Team
Industry guest speakers

Programme structure

The programme contains eight taught modules and a final Dissertation / Dissertation by Practice. Four modules are taught per semester and then you’ll complete a project over a period of twelve weeks. The overall programme is one calendar year long.

Career opportunities

Through the MSc in Network and Information Security, you will have gained valuable professional experience, specialised in a key emerging field and developed many technical skills. There is a wide range of career options for graduates including:

Information Security Architect
Information Security Risk Lead
Cyber Security Manager
Computing Consultant
Business Intelligence Analyst
Information Security Engineering
Microsoft Solutions Engineer
Senior Software Engineer
Academic Research
Web Developer

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application period has ended

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application period has ended

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States