Univerzita Mateja Bela v Banskej Bystrici

Cyber – Technology, Security and Politics

Cyber – Technology, Security and Politics

By the end of the module students will be able to demonstrate

  1. Knowledge and understanding of: (i) theoretical and methodological approaches to cyberspace and its underlying technologies, (ii) the complexity and challenges to cyberspace, (iii) the changing character of conflict in cyberspace, (iv) key literature on cyber technology, security and global politics in International Relations/Security Studies/other Social Sciences.
  2. Intellectual and transferable skills: Students will be able to (i) engage critically with a wide range of concepts and ideas relevant to cyberspace, (ii) exercise informed and independent critical judgment, (iii) communicate effectively and fluently in written and oral assignments, (iv) demonstrate abilities in primary and secondary research.

Course title: Cyber – Technology, Security and Politics

Number of credits: 5

Course duration: 21. 9. 2021 – 17. 12. 2021

Maximum capacity: 20 students

Language: English

Lecturer: Mgr. Jozef Michal Mintal, PhD.

Learning hours: 26 hours

Methodology: e-learning course (MS Teams and Moodle)


Anita Dienešová, anita.dienesova@umb.sk 
Petra Žaludová, petra.zaludova@umb.sk 

Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica