The Postgraduate Studies Programme "Communication Networks and Systems Security" of the School of Informatics, A.U.Th. aims at providing high quality Postgraduate Studies both theoretical and technological in the following areas:
Backbone Networks, Access Networks, wireless & optical, Cloud Technologies, Photonics Technology, New Generation Components & Systems, Cryptography, Wireless & Optical Network Security, Internet Security, Information & Systems Security & Privacy.
The Programme is organised so as to promote skilled scientific personnel in the field of Informatics and Communications in order to fill the market needs. In order to graduate from the Postgraduate Studies Programme, students are required to attend and successfully complete the postgraduate level courses as well as the postgraduate diploma thesis in accordance to the international academic standards that guarantee the specialization of the graduate in one of the above scientific areas. Students are required to attend and successfully complete 8 core courses and the postgraduate diploma thesis within a time period which is consistent with the article 5 of the Internal Regulations document.
Upon completion in addition to the basic knowledge of their discipline and profession graduates are also able to: 1) apply knowledge in practice, 2) communicate in a second foreign language 3) search, process, analyse and synthesize data and information, use also the necessary technologies, 4) adapt to novel situations and make decisions, 5) work independently or in groups in international and/or interdisciplinary contexts, 6) generate new research ideas and design and manage projects, 7) respect diversity, multiculturalism and the natural environment, 8) demonstrate social, professional and moral responsibility and sensitivity to gender issues, 9) reflect on themselves and on others critically, 10) promote free, inductive and deductive thinking.