There is no branch of economics that is not related to the internet. However, although digitization offers enormous facilities in the daily lives of citizens and businesses, it exposes the economy and society to cyber threats. Critical areas, such as defense, public administration, finance, transport, energy, health, are increasingly dependent on digital technologies and thus becoming vulnerable to malicious malicious banking, sensitive data, government and industry. information, personal information, personal identification information (PII), intellectual property and protected health information (PHI). Cyber-attacks and cybercrime are on the rise around the world, with ever-evolving methods. This trend is expected to intensify as more and more computers connect to the internet.
Cybersecurity is becoming the number one issue of the present and the future, and experts in this field are valuable. The market value of the EU in the field of cybersecurity is estimated at more than 130 billion € and is growing at a rate of 17% per year. The EU has about 60,000 cybersecurity companies. Nevertheless, 3 million cybersecurity professionals are missing from the world, according to the latest report of the World Economic Forum (WEF).
The MSc Applied Cybersecurity program, which is also offered with remote monitoring, trains highly qualified scientists in the field of cybersecurity.
It is developed in a series of sections, which deal with all aspects of the protection of a digital society and its data and combine the theoretical concepts of cybersecurity with practical topics and case studies. They cover all four areas of cybersecurity: Management, Technology, Regulatory, Forensic Science, with their sub-areas.
Graduates can work as Information Security Managers, Information Security Auditors, Security Managers or Architects, Senior Security Engineers, Data Protection Experts and many other positions in the private and public sectors. They can also continue their studies to obtain an MPhil degree or a doctorate.
October for the Fall Semester or
February for the Spring Semester
Full Time – 1 year or
Part Time – 2 years
Friday evenings and Saturday mornings (2-3 times per month)
Greek or English
Delivery in a language is subject to sufficient student numbers.
It offers a competitive advantage in the most dynamically evolving field, that of Informatics.
It gives great flexibility of professional employment both in the field and in the form of the employment relationship.
Cyber security will be the most crucial professional sector of the future and will be at the forefront of technology.
Studying at BCA, you live in Greece but you are exposed to the learning experience designed and provided by a high-level British or Swiss University and you are awarded the same, Bachelor & Master degrees, awarded to UK and Swiss students., which are recognized in the Greek and international labor market. In addition, you will benefit from the digital technology with the specialized online educational platforms developed by BCA and incorporated into the Blended Learning philosophy.
The successful course of BCA is certified by the multiple awards it has received during the years of its educational operation. One of the most important prizes was its announcement of being the “COLLEGE OF THE YEAR”, awarded by the Education Leaders Awards Special Committee. More information on the BCA College Awards can be found here.
The programmes of study provided by BCA College are further enriched with industrial visits, seminars and lectures organised during the year in parallel with the curriculum. These co-curricular activities bridge the academic theory taught in classrooms with current professional practice, transfer students’ know-how and expertise in real time, and connect them with renowned executives, entrepreneurs, and people with key positions in their field.
Applicants can be admitted to the course as long as they possess:
Applicants are also required to submit one of the following certifications:
Intensive English classes are provided to those students who do not meet the English requirements.