Name Cr Method of study Time Location Organiser
Cyber Security II 5 Cr Online Course 18.1.2021 - 8.3.2021
Cyber Security II 5 Cr Lecture Course 13.1.2020 - 1.3.2020
Cyber Security II 5 Cr Lecture Course 14.1.2019 - 3.3.2019
Cyber Security II 5 Cr Lecture Course 15.1.2018 - 4.3.2018

Target group

Students from Master's Programme in Computer Science. Course is also available to students from other degree programmes.

Learning outcomes

This MOOC course gives an introduction to topics such as: cybersecurity, operative security, secure programming (esp. within web), vulnerabilities in software systems and detection of them required remedies.


Recommended time/stage of studies for completion: 2. or 3. year of studies.

The course is offered every year, in the 3rd teaching period.

The advanced topics, and the project II are offered every year, in both autumn and spring terms, starting from spring 2021. The CTF will be provided only during the 3rd period.


Course focuses on building core knowledge and abilities related to the work of a cyber security professional. Learn about tools used to analyse flaws in software systems, necessary knowledge to build secure software systems (esp. within Web), the skills needed to perform risk and threat analysis on existing systems.

Assessment practices and criteria

The tasks done on the course are tracked in the MOOC and the grading is passed or failed. The course comprises of three parts: advanced topics (3 ECTS), Project II (1 ECTS), and Capture the Flag (1 ECTS). The total amount of received ECTS depends on the passed course parts.

Completion methods

This course is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC).