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Five merit-based scholarships will be offered to new applicants, who will be accepted to the MSc program in “Intelligent Critical Infrastructure Systems”, in September 2020.

 

The innovative MSc Program in Intelligent Critical Infrastructure Systems is offered for the second consecutive year by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Cyprus in collaboration with the KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence and Imperial College London.

 

The objective of this program is to teach highly innovative and intelligent system methods and tools from emerging Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), for the purpose of tackling challenging problems such as monitoring, control, management and security in critical infrastructure systems. These systems include electric power and energy systems, water distribution networks, telecommunication networks and transportation systems.

 

This internationally unique program is characterized by multidisciplinarity and strong relevance to industry, since it focuses on real problems provided by organizations involved in the monitoring, control, security and management of critical infrastructures. The coursework provides a blend of the necessary theory, tools, applications, transferable skills and practical/research experience, in a holistic approach which provides students with knowledge, skills, competencies and experiences relevant to the topic of the program. Furthermore, the program takes advantage of the state-of-the-art building facilities at the University of Cyprus campus.

 

The program’s curriculum offers a unique opportunity for professionals working in critical infrastructure systems to further specialize and formalize their education with the newest ICT approaches relevant to modern infrastructures. Moreover, it provides an excellent option for students with a Bachelor’s degree in engineering or natural and applied sciences who want to pursue a professional career in critical infrastructure systems or an advanced research career by progressing with a PhD degree in the field.

 

The duration of the program is 3 semesters (1.5 years) and is available to study part-time (6 semesters / 3 years). Courses are delivered by academics from University of Cyprus and Imperial College London and the language of instruction is English.

 

Admission to the program requires holding a bachelor’s degree in an Engineering or Science discipline and good knowledge of the English language. To apply, candidates need to create a user account and then complete and submit the online form at UCY’s online application system: https://applications.ucy.ac.cy/postgraduate_appl/MNG_USER_en.login_frm 

 

Applications must be submitted in English. The application deadline is Friday 3 April 2020, at 12 noon. The evaluation of the applications will begin immediately. Applicants to the program are automatically considered for a scholarship.

 

For more information about the MSc program please visit the program’s website at www.msccis.ucy.ac.cy or contact us directly at +357 22893460/62 or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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