Master’s Degree in Intelligence Analysis and Cyberintelligence

The only Master's degree in Spain on this topic
Conference by Brian Schilling , director of ICANN, at Nebrija University.
Máster en Ciberinteligencia

Specialize both in the field of Security and Defense as well as in economic and competitive intelligence

The first official Master's Degree in Intelligence in Spain, which also offers its students the possibility of choosing between two specialty itineraries during their education, an intelligence itinerary applied to Security and Defense, and the Economic and Competitive Intelligence itinerary. These are the most demanded specialties in the professional sector.

The proposal of this Master's degree follows the line of action defined in the National Cybersecurity Strategy, which stipulates the need to expand and improve skills for detection and analysis of cyberthreats, so as to allow the identification of attack procedures and origins, as well as the elaboration of the intelligence necessary for a more effective protection, attribution and defense. In short, to enhance cyber defense and cyber intelligence abilities.

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The fundamental objective of the Master's Degree in Intelligence Analysis and Cyberintelligence is to provide professional academic training for students interested in advising and participating in the creation of intelligence, through the study, analysis and practice of the different methodologies for obtaining, analyzing and transformation of information into a tangible product.

This Master's degree includes training in intelligence, but also training in the field of cyber intelligence, as it is the field where the vast majority of threats and vulnerabilities are occurring.

It is taught jointly with the ESFAS and the Advanced Course in Intelligence, training Armed Forces Officers every year.

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Triple Modality Program is taught in the face-to-face, blended and online modalities

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International Conference on Security held by the Nebrija University. It addressed key issues in conflict and intercultural relations.

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Student profile: All applicants who meet the requirements provided for in current legislation can access the Master's Degree Program in Intelligence Analysis and Cyberintelligence, that is, those who have a bachelor's or undergraduate (or equivalent) degree, who are capable of managing a large amount of information, possess succinct knowledge of the different information classification programs and mechanisms, as well as a correct evaluation thereof, must also be able to issue a report that allows, from an operational point of view, to make decisions. Specifically, candidates must be one of the following:
- Graduate or equivalent in Law.
- Graduate or equivalent in Security or Criminology.
- Graduate or equivalent in Business Administration.
- Graduate or equivalent in Economics.

Official Degree::Master's Degree Program in Intelligence Analysis and Cyberintelligence

Center responsible:School of Law and International Relations

Places offered:: 1st year of implementation:
- Classroom Attendance: 40
- Blended: 40
- Online: 50
Rest of years:
- Classroom Attendance:40
- Blended: 50
- Online: 60

Branch of knowledge: Social and Legal Sciences

Total Credits 60 credits.
Minimum 12 ECTS credits and maximum 60 ECTS credits per enrollment and academic year

Academic year it was implemented: 2020/2021

Duration:: 1 year. From october to june

Quality of the degree

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Become an intelligence analyst with a clearly professional orientation


All our degrees and curricula have been prepared in accordance with the new guidelines set by current legislation, having already been verified by the National Agency for Quality Assessment.
The student must take 60 credits.

Compulsory Subjects 24 ECTS

  • 6 ECTS | Intelligence, counterintelligence, security and cybersecurity concepts and procedures
  • 6 ECTS | Disciplines for obtaining intelligence
  • 6 ECTS | Intelligence analysis techniques
  • 6 ECTS | Economic intelligence

Internships and FRP 12 ECTS

  • 6 ECTS | Final Research Project for Master’s degree
  • 6 ECTS | Professional Internship

Elective Subjects 24 ECTS

  • ITINERARY 1: Specialty in Intelligence for Security and Defense
  • 6 ECTS | Intelligence organization and structure
  • 6 ECTS | Contribution of intelligence to planning. Method and application
  • 6 ECTS | Fundamental concepts of Strategy and Security and Defense
  • 6 ECTS | Investigation methodology. Intelligence interest areas. Methodological investigation and introduction

  • ITINERARY 2: Specialty in Economic and Competitive Intelligence
  • 6 ECTS | Intelligence units in the company and the legal framework of intelligence
  • 6 ECTS | Planning and strategy
  • 6 ECTS | Intelligence communication
  • 3 ECTS | Cyber intelligence vs. Cybersecurity. Business digitalization processes
  • 3 ECTS | Economic counterintelligence

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The Master's Degree in Intelligence Analysis and Cyberintelligence is designed in such a way that it allows the student to acquire advanced knowledge about obtaining information, analysis and correct decision-making, as well as its communication, in addition, the two specialist itineraries that are offered -Specialty in Intelligence for Security and Defense and Specialty in Economic and Competitive Intelligence- allow future graduates to specialize in the two major areas of Intelligence, being able to professionally carry out, among others, the following functions:


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Conference "The Law in the time of Nebrija"

The conference "The Law in the time of Nebrija" was organized by the Antonio de Nebrija Foundation, together with the School of Law and International Relations. Pérez-Bustamante's master class is part of the events commemorating the 5th Centenary of Antonio de Nebrija.

24th Young Entrepreneurs Award

Contest in which its protagonists, pre-university students, have the opportunity to demonstrate their entrepreneurial ability, creativity, organization and enthusiasm, through the definition and conceptualization of a business creation project.

Opening ceremony of the academic year

Opening ceremony of the academic year on the Madrid-Princesa campus of Nebrija University.

Graduation Ceremonies | POSTGRADUATE

Graduation Ceremony for Nebrija University Graduate Studies at the Life Sciences Campus in La Berzosa.

Conference for the Future of Europe (CoFoE) – NebrijaMUN

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Versus Debate League Final

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