Department of Applied Computer Sciences

IT & Mobile Security


This Master’s degree programme responds to modern IT concerns: the security of sensitive data, networks and systems is more important than ever before. Cyber-attacks on companies and private individuals have become the norm. Highly qualified specialists in the development and implementation of secure software are in great demand. You will discover new approaches to enhancing IT security for digital solutions.

Did you know, …

… that the part-time master degree programme is designed to fit in with career and family commitments?

The programme is taught on Thursdays from 6 pm, Fridays from 2 pm and Saturdays from 8.30 am. These teaching times are divided between campus-based and online units. You’ll spend two weekends per month at the university, with the remaining time spent studying via blended-learning in synchronous modules. In addition, you’ll be required to attend FH JOANNEUM for one week per semester.

Did you know, …

… that our ICT and security experts are highly sought-after in the professional world?

They work in businesses which offer ICT services, for providers and firms which primarily deploy ICT as a tool for legal databases and e-government, investigation and prosecution of ICT crime, or in research and development – in short, wherever sensitive data is processed.

Did you know, …

… that you can spend a semester abroad?

International exchange is an important element of the programme. From the second semester you can complete a minimum of one semester at a partner university abroad.