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- Professionals with an undergraduate or bachelor's degree in law, or other university degrees, who wish to develop their professional career in the sector.
- Directors and middle managers who are in charge of information systems, security, legal advice in their respective companies, with a minimum professional experience of five years.
- Specialized profiles, among others, in terms of information security, business continuity, protection of personal data and new technologies or specialized in compliance, among other professional areas, that can prove a minimum experience of five years in the development of said functions.
- Professionals without a university degree, but with over five years of professional experience in the different areas addressed in the University's Own Degree program, who need to enhance their knowledge in the area.
Degree:Master's Degree in Data Protection and Security
Learning center:School of Law and International Relations
Branch of knowledge: Social Sciences
First year of implementation:
- Classroom Attendance: 40
- Blended: 60
- Online: 60
Rest of years:
- Classroom Attendance: 40
- Blended: 80
- Online: 80
Total Credits 60 créditos.
Minimum 12 ECTS credits and maximum 60 ECTS credits per enrollment and academic year
Academic year it was implemented: 2019-2020
Duration: 1 year. From October to June
Teaching type: Classroom Attendance / Blended / Online
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After the approval of the Organic Law 3/2018, which establishes the obligation in certain sectors to have a Data Protection delegate, the demand for professionals of this type has experienced a considerable increase. In addition, companies must accredit due diligence and the measures adopted to mitigate possible risks regarding the processing of personal data and their exploitation.
In response to this business and social need, Nebrija University's Master's Degree in Data Protection and Security was created. The curriculum has been designed with a multidisciplinary approach, providing a global vision that facilitates the approach to the branches of knowledge of law, security, technology and innovation. A clear commitment of the University to the promotion of employability of its students.
Eloy Velasco, magistrate of the National Court, Óscar de la Cruz, Commander in Chief of the Computer Crimes Group of the Civil Guard, and Cecilia Álvarez, Head of Privacy in Europe at Facebook, are some of the brilliant professors who make up the faculty of this master's degree. Learn about all the professors of the Master's Degree in Data Protection and Security here.
The Master's Degree in Data Protection and Security is recognized as a program to access certification as a Data Protection Officer (DPO) under the DPD-AEPD scheme, by the Center for Registration and Certification of Persons . Nebrija University undertakes to comply with the Code of Ethics of the DPD-AEPD Scheme.
The objective of this master's degree is to provide future professionals with the necessary competences and skills to be able to work in Spain and in any other international territory. For this, Nebrija University offers its expert faculty consisting of doctors and professionals with a long professional career.
In addition, part of the classes will be taught at ECIJA Abogados, DA Lawyers, Roca Junyent, Hogan Lovells, ONTIER, Health Department of the Community of Madrid, Airbus BizLab, Reale Seguros, Huawei Technologies and the Royal Academy of Jurisprudence, which will provide the student with a greater approach to the legal, administrative and business sector.
You will learn from the best. This master's degree has a teaching staff of international prestige, with professors such as Eloy Velasco, magistrate of the National Court, Rafael Catalá, former Minister of Justice, and Cecilia Álvarez, head of Privacy for Europe at Facebook.
It is one of the sectors with the highest professional growth and with an increasingly large demand for specialized and multidisciplinary professionals.
The regulation in this sector driven by the European Union opens a range of possibilities to work in any country in the Eurozone.
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
The general competences of the University Master's Degree in Data Protection and Security are as follows:
Students become familiar with the terms related to the main sectors (legal, information security, health, banking, business, telecommunications, innovation, new technologies, communication, marketing and digital rights, among others), training professionally in the new demands of the (EU) Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament, and of the Council of April 27, 2016, concerning the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and the free movement of these data, which repeals Directive 95/46/EC, the Spanish regulations on the subject, as well as the certification structure for data protection delegates of the Spanish Agency for Data Protection.
Likewise, throughout the Master's degree, issues related to the adoption of security measures, risk mitigation or the implementation of audit structures will be analyzed, making it possible to verify these points. Issues to be completed with the analysis of the implications in different sectors, as well as innovation and technological advancement.
Para una correcta consecución de los objetivos del Máster Universitario en Protección de Datos, Innovación y Seguridad, se han designado los siguientes coordinadores en relación con las asignaturas que lo componen:
For the correct achievement of the objectives of the Master's Degree in Data Protection, Innovation and Security, the following coordinators have been appointed in relation to the subjects that comprise it:
Tal y como está concebido el Máster Universitario en Protección de Datos, Innovación y Seguridad de la Universidad Nebrija, el profesorado y tutores resultan pieza clave en el éxito de la titulación. Por ello, se ha cuidado una selección del personal dedicado al Máster muy exigente para dotar las plazas docentes del programa, buscando un equilibrio entre académicos, abogados, delegados de protección de datos y profesionales del ámbito de la seguridad, el marketing y la comunicación, la innovación y la tecnología, entre otros campos.
Por lo que respecta a las materias propias del marco regulatorio profesional y destrezas y habilidades personales, el profesorado designado tiene amplia experiencia docente pero especialmente profesional en el ámbito de las respetivas disciplinas.
Regarding the development of Nebrija University's Master's Degree in Data Protection, Innovation and Security, the teaching staff and tutors are key to the success of the degree. For this reason, a very rigorous selection of personnel dedicated the Master's degree has been chosen in order to fill the program's teaching positions, seeking a balance between academics, lawyers, data protection delegates and professionals in the field of security, marketing and communication, innovation and technology, among other fields.
Regarding the subjects of the professional regulatory framework and personal skills and abilities, the designated teaching staff has extensive both teaching and professional experience in the field of the respective disciplines.
As established in Article 16 of RD 1393/2007, modified by RD 861/2010, students who meet any of the following conditions may access these studies:
How to submit documentation necessary for admission.
In general, the admission documentation will be submitted to the Admissions Department.
The student must provide the originals or certified copies of the submitted documentation, within a period established by the University, in order to formalize his/her enrollment. Any inaccuracy, falsity or omission of information, statement or document provided by the student in the admission period will entail the impossibility of continuing to exercise the right from the moment the University has proof of these events, and proceed to cancel the application for admission submitted and the place awarded, notwithstanding any criminal, civil or administrative responsibilities that may arise.
In order to access the official master's degrees, it is necessary to submit the following documentation:
In the event that the studies granting access to the pre-registration of the Master's degree are completed in a Foreign Higher Education institution, both the diploma and the academic record (grades) must be official and issued by the competent authorities, in accordance with the legal system of the country of origin.
If the number of applicants exceeds the number of places offered, the student's academic record (average grade) will be taken as an admission criterion.
Therefore, anyone interested in accessing the Master's degree in Data Protection and Security must submit, without exception, their academic record, since it will be the average grade therein that decides their admission to the Master's degree, in the event that the number of applications exceed the number of places offered.
Once the places are full, if there are more students interested in accessing the program, they will be put on the waiting list for any possible vacancies that may arise before the start of the academic year, applying the admission and selection criteria detailed in point 4 for the rest of applicants.
In addition to evaluating the academic merits provided by the candidate, students must hold a personal interview with the Director of the Program and/or by University advisers. This interview is aimed at checking the suitability of the candidate and his/her profile related to the degree. This is done to determine if the candidate has sufficient motivation, training and knowledge, abilities, aptitudes, communication skills, extracurricular activities and future interests necessary to be admitted as a student in the Nebrija University postgraduate programs.
Program that combines Security, Law, Innovation and Technology in a multidisciplinary curriculum, with a teaching staff of unsurpassed excellence, internationally renowned and with extensive professional experience.