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FacultySciences
SchoolInformatics
Qualification AwardedCommunication Networks and Systems Security
Programme of StudyPMS DIKTYA EPIKOINŌNIŌN KAI ASFALEIA SYSTĪMATŌN (2018 éōs sīmera) MF
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Academic Year2021 - 2022
StatusActive
Websitecnss.csd.auth.gr
Contact emailpms_info@csd.auth.gr
ECTS / WorkloadOne ECTS unit corresponds to hours of workload.
Communication Networks and Systems Security
Postgraduate
PTYCHIO (Α Degree awarded by a Greek public University or by an accredited foreign Institution at equivalent status). The Degree has to be awarded to a discipline equivalent to Informatics.
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.
Not applicable.
The qualification is a terminal award and allows access to doctoral studies.
A scale of 1 to 10 applies to the marks of each subject in the Hellenic Higher Education.
Άριστα (Arista) Excellent: 8.50-10.00
Λίαν Καλώς (Lian Kalos) Very Good: 6.50- 8.49
Καλώς (Kalos) Good: 6.00-6.49
Ανεπιτυχώς (Anepitychos) Failure: 0-5.99
The minimum passing grade for the courses or the graduate diploma thesis is six (6) (Internal Regulations Document of the Postgraduate Studies Programme of the School of Informatics <http://cnss.csd.auth.gr/files/internal-regulation-gr.pdf>)
Workload during a full academic year is equivalent to 60 European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) units and workload during each semester is equivalent to 30 ECTS units (1 ECTS unit =25-30 student workload hours). Compliance with the ECTS regulations started in 2007, when the Greek Legislation was harmonized with the relevant European one (Ministerial Decision no Φ5/89656/β3, art. 1-3, Hellenic Government Gazette no 1466/2007/B). Each course is credited with a number of ECTS (>=2) according to the studentworkload (contact hours, laboratory work, examination etc.) and accumulation of credits (ECTS) is accomplished after successful completion of the course.
Full and part time.
Associate Professor Petros Nicopolitidis