The learning outcome is related to the respective specialization.
After completing the course, the student will
The master's thesis will be a major independent cyber security work related to the specialization. The thesis must contain research elements and the development of new knowledge or methods. Simple tasks without these aspects should be avoided.
The thesis must contain a written report that describes the problem, the research aspects, the approach and the results. The report shall contain an evaluation and point to further development opportunities. A poster must also be prepared that briefly presents the thesis and describes the results. In addition to this, the report will be presented in plenary. Prototypes and other products that are developed in connection with the thesis must be included as part of the thesis.
The task must be solved as independent work. Guidance will be provided, and there will be mandatory guidance meetings. The assignment must be solved individually or in groups of a maximum of two students.
The duration of the assignment is normally set at one semester, and it is standardized at approx. 800 hours of effort per student. The assignment will normally be given in the spring semester. It is possible to apply to the respective faculty for the opportunity to complete the assignment in the autumn semester, but this requires that the student otherwise satisfies all requirements and that there are available supervisors.
Faculty of Social Sciences