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Information Systems Security (MEng)

Program type
Course-based
Primary campus
Sir George Williams (SGW)
Duration
2 years
Credits
45 credits
Start term
Fall, Winter, Summer
Experiential learning
Internship

Program overview

The MEng in Information Systems Security trains students to design, implement and manage the security of real-life information systems. Through applied research and academic coursework, you will examine the theories and practices currently used in the security of information systems. You will have access to state-of-the-art laboratories and research centres in a faculty whose areas of study include cyber forensics, database security and cryptography, among many other categories. Some examples of current research projects include quantitative models of network vulnerabilities, analysis and design of stream ciphers and security evaluations of open-source softwares.

Program structure

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, or Computer Science.

Proficiency in English. Applicants whose primary language is not English must demonstrate that their knowledge of English is sufficient to pursue graduate studies in their chosen field. Please refer to the Graduate Admission page for further information on the Language Proficiency requirements and exemptions.

Application process


Tuition & funding

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Engage in cutting-edge research in state-of-the-art laboratories for IT security ethics, digital copyright, computer fraud and abuse, infrastructure protection and espionage laws, privacy laws, business records, and digital forensics.

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Faculty

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