The work-study programme concerns students who choose the Master’s Computer Science, track Chief information security officer. Students must have an apprenticeship or a professional-training contract throughout the course.
Until 2023, the work-study programme also concerns students in their second year of the Master’s Computer Science, Cybersecurity track. The last eligible class for work-study in M2 is currently enrolled in M1.
Why choose a work-study programme?
Students spend about 65% of their academic year working in a company or organisation and 35% in class. The work-study programme provides students with concrete professional experience which gives them a privileged access to the job market after graduation. It is mainly geared towards students who wish to begin a career in a company after their studies.
Advantages for work-study students
- Combine a Cybersecurity diploma with a professional training
- Put theoretical skills into practice
- Develop a professional network
- Benefit from employee status and salary during training programme
- Increase chances of finding employment and fine-tune their career plan
- Get free tuition fees (at the employer’s cost)
Work-study schedule for the Master’s Computer Science, Cybersecurity track
Below is the work-study calendar for the Master’s Computer Science, Cybersecurity track for the year 2022-2023.
The work-study calendar for the year 2023-2024 is not yet available.
How to choose a work-placement company
Students currently enrolled in year 1 of the Master’s Computer Science, Cybersecurity track:
Students interested in the work-study option are requested to discuss this with their teachers.
Work-study contracts must be signed by mid-July at the latest so that the contracts begin in September.
There are three ways to find a work-study contract :
- Open-job application: students contact a company which interests them and are offered a work-study contract
- External offer: students apply to work-study contract offers on specialised websites and are offered a contract
- Internal offer: CyberSchool students can apply for work-study offers on University’s intranet
Students submit their work-study offers to the teaching staff for approval.
When a work-study offer is approved a contract is signed between the company in question, the student and CyberSchool.
Candidates for the Master’s Computer Science, track Chief information security officer:
They chose work-study programme