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Double Master's degree in Computer Engineering and Cybersecurity

Obtain a specialised profile in the computing and cybersecurity domains which will allow you to tackle the information society challenges.



Master’s degree in line with the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

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Why should you study the Double Master's degree in Computer Engineering and Cybersecurity?

  • This Master’s degree will allow you to plan, create, direct and manage computer systems, applications, networks and infrastructures, and protect them from possible security threats.
  • The programme provides at the same time the degree:
    • University Master’s degree in Computer Science: students will receive advanced training in the computing, big data and machine learning fields.
    • Master's degree in Cybersecurity: specialised training in developing safe and efficient software, data and infrastructure protection against attacks and in regulation meeting.
    • Specialisation in two of the most demanded and fastest growing professional profiles:
      • The European Commission suggests the ITC specialist’s collective represents 10% of all the employment in 2030.
      • The 2025 Digital Spain Agenda created by the Government of Spain has included within its goals increasing the number of ITC specialists by 20,000 between 2020 and 2025 in specific areas such as artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and data analysis.
      • The National Cybersecurity Institute believes the talent gap in cybersecurity to be over 26,000 professionals.
      • According to the CYD report, Computing enjoys the highest employability and stability rate within graduates.
  • Teaching staff with proven teaching and researching excellence.

The Master’s degree in Computer Science has been granted the European Quality Assurance for degrees in the computer engineering area, called the EURO-INF Label.

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You can do this master's with:


Training in competencies


Which degrees may grant me access to the Double Master's degree in Computer Science and Cybersecurity?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • Other degrees linked to the exercise of the computer scientist profession.

Which job positions can I access once I finish the Double Master's degree in Computer Science and Cybersecurity?

  • Direction of information systems, project, team and organisation leader within the ICT area in companies.
  • Software engineering, managing the applications development process to ensure quality, usability and users’ satisfaction.
  • System architect, designing distributed applications or assessing networks and systems performance.
  • Development of applications for mobile devices.
  • Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) in various areas such as industry, tourism, electronic trade, health (hospitals, pharmaceutical companies...), etc.
  • Positions related to cybersecurity in any organisation (governing, risk management, technology audit and applications development) and in SOCs (Security Operation Centres).
  • Consultancy and auditing services.
  • Access to a researching career.

Learning outcomes

Access and admission

Access requirements

General requirements established by UPNA to access Master's studies apply
In the case that there are more people meeting the admission criteria than places offered, the selection process will follow the guiding principle of merit evaluation, which will be implemented following these criteria:

  • Academic record (80%)
  • Work experience in the computer science area (20%)

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Specific criteria for the Master's degree

The academic record of the Bachelor’s degree used to access it will establish the admission and registration order. In any case, the minimum grade to be admitted must be equal or higher than the admission grade to each of the Master’s degrees included in this double Master’s degree.

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