Informatics, Introduction to Information Security, Second Cycle, 7.5 Credits

This course introduces the field of information security and the most important concepts, models and perspectives within this field. The main goal is to provide a conceptual and theoretical foundation within the field of information security which can then serve as a reference frame in the coming courses. During the course the students also gain a broad understanding of the field its importance and its development and learn about the most important international and national organisations and standardisation bodies within the field. Criteria for how to critically assess a written report are also introduced during this course.

ECTS Credits

7.5 Credits

Level of education

Second cycle, has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements (A1N)


Örebro University School of Business

When is the course offered?

Prerequisites: Informatics, Basic Course 30 Credits, 30 Credits at intermediate course level within Informatics and successful completion of at least 15 Credits at advanced course level within Informatics. Alternatively Business Administration, Basic Course, 30 Credits, Business Administration, Intermediate Course, 30 Credits and successful completion of at least 15 Credits at advanced course level within Business Administration. Alternatively 30 Credits within G1N in Computer Science and 45 Credits within G1F in Computer Science. The applicant must also have qualifications corresponding to the course "English B" or "English 6" from the Swedish Upper Secondary School.

Selection: Academic points

Course syllabus

Application code: X2611