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Nord Sec Mob Slides Students&Scholar 01102008

  1. 1. NordSecMob Master’s programme in Security and Mobile Computing
  2. 2. <ul><ul><li>Helsinki University of Technology TKK, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Department of Computer Science and Engineering (coordinator), Espoo, Finland </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technical University of Denmark DTU, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lyngby, Denmark </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Royal Institute of Technology KTH, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stockholm, Sweden </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Tartu UT, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tartu, Estonia </li></ul></ul>NordSecMob-consortium
  3. 3. Why a joint study programme in data security and mobile computing? <ul><li>Nordic countries have been very innovative in mobile communication. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The first regional cellular network started there giving the telecom industry a very good starting point to the second and third generation networks and devices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>They were pioneers in large scale internet-usage in Europe. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The biggest on-line banking system in the world has covered the area of Scandinavia ten years. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A broadband Internet-connection is assumed as a public service. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The requirements for mobile computing and security has created an industrial and scientific cluster in Nordic countries. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The participating universities are leading part of this cluster in their own countries in the scientific side. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The field of data security is too large area to be covered totally in one university. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>A joint curriculum is defined which involves always two universities </li></ul><ul><li>The 120 ECTS credit points will be divided into two blocks: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1-2 semesters of teaching (30-60 ECTS) will be provided by home university </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1-2 semesters of teaching (30-60 ECTS) will be provided by host university. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The programme includes three semesters of courses + a fourth research semester (Master’s thesis, 30 ECTS) </li></ul><ul><li>All students will graduate with M.Sc degree or equivalent from their home university and a M.Sc degree or equivalent from their host university. </li></ul><ul><li>All partners are able to provide double degree. </li></ul>Structure of studies and degrees
  5. 5. <ul><li>Contents of scientific tracks </li></ul><ul><li>The student takes courses focusing on advanced topics on the selected area of scientific tracks: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TKK: Technical Information Security and Network services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>KTH: Communications Systems Design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NTNU: Information Security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DTU: Software Security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tartu: Mathematical foundations of Cryptography </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Mobility arrangements </li></ul><ul><li>The students must specify at the time of application, which track they wish to follow. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The first autumn term studies are taken at one of the three home universities: TKK, KTH and NTNU. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students with the specialization “Software Security” move from home university to DTU for the first spring semester and stay second year at DTU. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students with other specialization tracks move after first year studies to host universities (TKK, NTNU, KTH and Tartu) for the second autumn semester. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. TKK KTH NTNU 1 st semester KTH TKK DTU NTNU 2 nd semester TKK DTU KTH NTNU Tartu 3 rd semester DTU TKK KTH NTNU Tartu 4 th semester
  8. 8. <ul><li>Admission criteria for students </li></ul><ul><li>A high quality Bachelor’s degree (a minimum of 180 ECTS) in Engineering (Computer Science or Information technology) or equivalent studies. </li></ul><ul><li>The applicants should have: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a solid knowledge of mathematics, programming skills, data structures and algorithms, computer architecture and basics of computer networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>a basic knowledge of following subject areas will be an advantage: databases and database management, principles of theoretical computer science, logic in computer science, software engineering, operating systems, concurrent programming. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Admission to the programme is granted on a competitive basis: the applicants are assessed on the basis of their previous academic record. </li></ul><ul><li>A good command of English language is required: TOEFL minimum score 580/237/92 or higher, IELTS score 6,5 or higher. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Fees and funding </li></ul><ul><li>All nationatiolities can apply for the programme </li></ul><ul><li>Available scholarships </li></ul><ul><li>Erasmus Mundus: eligible are students who are not nationals of the EU/EEA states or candidate countries for accession to the EU (nor may he/she will have, by the end of February 2009, carried out his/her main activity for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in these countries) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>21,000 Euro per academic year ( 10 monthly grants of 1,600 Euro + fixed amount of 5,000 Euro) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scholarships for EU/EEA citizens: for excellent EU/EEA citizens selected in the programme in 2009 intake </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5,000 Euro for two year studies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Nordplus: for all nationalities (except EM scholarship holders) for the mobility period (5-10 months) to the host universities TKK, KTH, NTNU and DTU </li></ul><ul><ul><li>180 Euro/month + fixed amount 400 Euro </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Erasmus: for the European students selected in the programme for the mobility period to Tartu. </li></ul>The programme fee 8,000 Euro is charged from any other student than EU-member state and EEA nationals.
  10. 10. <ul><li>Scholar opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>eligible are applicants who are not nationals of the EU/EEA states or candidate countries for accession to the EU (nor may he/she will have, by the end of February 2009, carried out his/her main activity for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in these countries) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3 monthly grants of 4,000 Euro + fixed amount of 1,000 Euro </li></ul></ul><ul><li>criteria in NordSecMob-consortium </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a PhD in Computer Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>teaching and research experience in some of the areas described for the research area of the scholar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>a good command of English </li></ul></ul><ul><li>available positions in NordSecMob-consortium </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1. Scholar in services and security in mobile environments at / TKK </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Scholar in language based technology at / DTU </li></ul></ul>Three-month Erasmus Mundus scholar positions for carrying out teaching or research assignments and scholarly work in the institutions participating in the programme.
  11. 11. <ul><li>Selection timetable </li></ul><ul><li>Application deadline 9.1.2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Selection meeting of programme Committee in early February </li></ul><ul><li>Admission results released at the end of February at the latest </li></ul><ul><li>The Commission decision concerning Erasmus Mundus scholarships in April-May </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Further information </li></ul><ul><li>Ms Eija Kujanpää </li></ul><ul><li>Planning officer </li></ul><ul><li>Helsinki University of Technology TKK </li></ul><ul><li>Department of Computer Science and Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Konemiehentie 2 </li></ul><ul><li>02015 TKK (Espoo, Finland) </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] , [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>http:// nordsecmob.tkk.fi / </li></ul><ul><li>tel.+358-9 451 4773 </li></ul><ul><li>fax +358-9-451 3015 </li></ul>

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