The courses Master Thesis (E2_I01) and Seminar (E2_I07) are compulsory.
E2_I01 is a individual project of a student, where under the guidance of a single faculty member the students
performs some research work (on MA level) and has to report the results in a form of a Master Dissertation.
Typically, the topics chosen are hot problems of computer security. The students are supposed to provide concrete
and pragmatic solutions based on the current state-of-the-art. The most important evaluation criteria are
correctness, novelty and professionalism.
E2_I07 is a research seminar where the students read/evaluate/try to improve the current state-of-the-art results
of Computer Security Technology. This serves as an introduction to security related R&D work in a team.
The "Supplementary courses 5" can be chosen freely from the list of such courses available
during each term. The selection of offered courses is done after consultation with the students
and based on market orientation.