1. General Information


Postgraduate studies in Internet technologies aim to provide quality and top European education and training of ICT engineers with deep knowledge of Internet networks, technologies and security. Upon completion of their studies, these engineers will be able to take responsible positions in the processes of planning, design, management and security of Internet networks and work with various types of the latest technologies, including their business aspects.

  • Name of the proposer: University "Ss. Cyril and Methodius" University in Skopje, Faculty Computer Scienses and Engineering - FCSE
  • Name of the study program: academic second cycle studies in Internet technologies
  • Scientific-research area: technical-technological
  • Field: Computer Engineering & Informatics
  • Area: Information Systems and Networks
  • The value of postgraduate studies is 60 ECTS   or 120 ECTS credits
  • Duration of studies: 2 or 4 semesters.
  • One academic year consists of two semesters lasting 30 weeks (1 semester = 15 weeks).
  • The first semester consists of subjects, while the second has a smaller number of subjects and is reserved for the final project, ie. for the master's thesis.
  • Admission Requirements : Completed undergraduate studies in the field of informatics or computer technology and informatics with a minimum of 240 credits. For study directions that carry less than 240 credits, exams offered in the introductory layer are added.
  • Introductory layer : Students who have earned less than 240 credits during their studies are offered a set of differential introductory courses. After their successful realization, the student acquires the right to continue with the second year of postgraduate studies.
  • First semester: 3 compulsory courses and 2 electives, one of which may be from the University list.
  • Second semester: 1 compulsory and 1 elective, which can be from the university list (only if in the first semester the subjects are selected at the Faculty level) and a final project of 18 ECTS
  • 1 ECTS credit corresponds to 30 hours of total work engagement
  • The number of contact hours is 4
  • The academic title or degree obtained after graduation is


- Master in Information Science and Computer Engineering in the field of Internet Technologies


2. Studies

Table 3: List of Postgraduate Courses

РБ CODE / Course Semester M / E ECTS
1 IT-Z-01 Network Analysis IX M 6
2 IT-Z-02 Advanced mobile and web applications IX M 6
3 IT-Z-03 Internet Security and Privacy IX M 6
4 Elective IX E 6
5 Elective IX E 6
6 IT-Z-04 DevOps for networking  X M 6
7 Elective X E 6
8 Master Thesis X M 18


At least one elective should be chosen from the offered electives in Table 4. At most one of the electives can be chosen from the University list of master's degree programs. A maximum of two courses can be selected from the courses offered at the other postgraduate studies at the Faculty of Computer Scienses and Engineering.


Table 4: Electives

РБ New code /  Course Semester ECTS
1 IT-I-01   5G communication networks IX 6
2 IT-I-02   Parallel processing IX 6
3 IT-I-03   ICT Management  IX 6
4 IT-I-04   E-business IX 6
5 IT-I-05   Data visualization IX 6
6 IT-I-06   Network penetration testing  IX 6
7 EI-I-07   Client server programming paradigms X 6
8 IT-I-08   Digital Marketing  X 6
9 IT-I-09   Advanced Distributed and Parallel Systems IX 6
10 IT-I-10   Internet Infrastructure Management  IX 6
11 IT-I-11   Smart Sensor Networks  X 6
12 IT-I-12   Architectures and services for distribution of video contents X 6
13 IT-I-13   Network Virtualization and Cloud Computing X 6
14 IT-I-14   Network Optimization IX 6
15 IT-I-15   Advanced Topics in Computer Architecture X 6
16 IT-I-16   Security incident and response management  IX 6
17 IT-I-17   Cyber threat intelligence X 6
18 IT-I-18   Data Science IX 6
19 IS-I-04   Mobile web services IX 6
20 IS-I-17   Collaborative computer systems X 6
21 PS-I-08   Linked Open Data X 6
22 PS-I-05   Smart grid IX 6


The student can choose a subject from the list of offered elective courses from all study programs of the second cycle of studies. The list of offered electives can be found on this   link .