Study plan

The Study Plan represents the selection of all the Courses a student wants to attend during the entire Masters Programme. It has to submitted and approved. After the approval, the student can book his/her exams.

It can be changed once a year and is usually submitted by December, i.e. before the first exams session in January. 

MANDATORY EXAMS (60 CFU)

The exams below are mandatory, and constitute the core of the Course Catalogue of the Masters Degree.

Exam Prof. Sector CFU Year Semester
Cryptography D. Venturi INF/01 6 I I
Distributed Systems G. A. Di Luna ING-INF/05 6 I I
Network Infrastructures F. Cuomo ING-INF/03 6 I I
Statistics T. Gastaldi SECS-S/01 6 I I
Cyber and Computer Law L. Avitabile IUS/20 6 I II
Ethical Hacking L. V. Mancini INF/01 9 I II
Malware Analysis and Incident Forencsis L. Querzoni / D'Elia Daniele Cono ING-INF/05 9 II I
Security Governance S. Bonomi ING-INF/05 6 II I
Cybersecurity Seminars L. V. Mancini   6 II II
Total #CFU     60    

 

Other than the Mandatory Exams, each student has to chose 18 CFU, subjected to the approval of a Committee appointed by the Didactics Board (Consiglio del Corso di Studi - CdS). Below, we indicate 3 Study Plans that are automatically approved.
Such automatically approved plans are valid from the academic year starting on October 1 of the year in which they have been submitted. So, for example, study plans that are submitted from September 1 to December 31, 2019, are approved automatically and will be valid from academic year 2019/2020 (which starts on October 1, 2019 and whose first exam session begins in January 2020).

ORIENTATION: PROCESSES AND GOVERNANCE (18 CFU)

Students are required to select 3 courses among the following:

Exam Prof. Sector CFU Year Semester
Computer Systems and Programming G. Richelli INF/01 6 I I
Economics of Technology and Management I. D'Adamo ING-IND/35 6 I II
Security in Software Applications F. Parisi Presicce INF/01 6 I I
Web Security and Privacy F. D'Amore / A. Marchetti Spaccamela ING-INF/05 6 II I
Data and Network Security L. V. Mancini INF/01 6 I II
Risk Management C. Asaro / S. Zatti SECS-P/11 6 II I
Total #CFU     18    

ORIENTATION: INFRASTRUCTURES AND SYSTEMS (18 CFU)

Students are required to select 3 courses among the following:

Exam Prof. Sector CFU Year Semester
Data and Network Security L.V. Mancini INF/01 6 I II
Biometric Systems M. De Marsico INF/01 6 I I
Computer Systems and Programming G. Richelli INF/01 6 I I
Internet of Things C. Petrioli INF/01 6 I II
Practical Network Defense A. Spognardi INF/01 6 I II
Systems and Control Methods for Cyber-Physical Security A. Pietrabissa ING-INF/04 6 I II
Total #CFU     18    

ORIENTATION: SOFTWARE (18 CFU)

Students are required to select 3 courses among the following:

Exam Prof. Sector CFU Year Semester
Advanced Operating Systems and Virtualization A. Pellegrini ING-INF/05 6 II II
Biometric Systems M. De Marsico INF/01 6 I I
Computer Systems and Programming G. Richelli INF/01 6 I I
Mobile Applications and Cloud Computing R. Beraldi ING-INF/05 6 II I
Secure Computation R. Lazzeretti / D. Venturi INF/01 6 I II
Security in Software Applications F. Parisi Presicce INF/01 6 I I
Total #CFU     18    

CHOSEN BY THE STUDENT (12 CFU)

The remaining 12 CFU can be freely chosen by the student. The student may choose these 12 CFU from any Courses offered by Sapienza University. Students are encouraged to consider these courses in their selection:

Advanced Information System Security and Blockchain R. Lazzeretti, A. Vitaletti ING-INF/05 6
Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies C. Di Ciccio INF/01 6
International Banking and Capital Markets M. Brogi SECS-P/11 6
Machine Learning F. Patrizi ING-INF/05 6
Machine Learning P. Velardi INF/01 6
Software Engineering M. Mecella ING-INF/05 6

FINAL THESIS (30 CFU)

The final 30 CFU are achieved by completing a Masters Thesis project under the guidance of one (or more) Professors from the academic staff.