Admissions

Are you eligible?

Students holding one of the following degrees can apply for the MSc in Cybersecurity & Defense Management:


  • A validated Master 1 degree or Bachelor's degree equivalent to Bac + 4
  • A validated Licence 3 degree or Bachelor's degree equivalent to Bac+3 (limited to 30% of the cohort)


You can apply whilst studying the last year of the degree which makes you eligible for the program (Bachelor's Degree minimum).

You are eligible, apply!

Create an account or go to your dashboard and start your application file.


Applications for the 2022-2023 academic year are open until August 2022 (subject to availability).

Step 1: Your application file

Mandatory documents (all the documents provided need to be in English or French (except passport and identity card):


  • A resume
  • A copy of an official valid identity card or passport
  • A certified copy of your most recent academic degree
  • A proof of enrolment statement for applicants currently enrolled in higher education
  • A certified copy of your transcripts from the first year of your undergraduate education until now


Optional documents:


  • An official management aptitude test score: GMAT, GMAT online, GRE, TAGE MAGE, CAT
  • An English proficiency test: TOEFL iBT, TOEIC, IELTS, Cambridge
  • Recommendation letters


We kindly remind you that:


  • GMAT and GRE tests are valid for 5 years
  • TAGE MAGE tests are valid for 2 years
  • CAT tests are valid for 1 year
  • English tests are valid for 2 years

Step 2: Your digital test

emlyon business school introduced a new tool in the selection process which is in line with today's digital landscape and the practices of major international companies in their search for new talents.


Once your online application file completed, you will be asked to go through some digital tests including cognitive tests and professional role-playing linked with the program you're applying for and the emlyon business school's early maker spirit.


To take these digital tests that you will realize alone, we recommend you to adopt a professional posture and to be in a quiet place. These tests will last about 1 hour and a half. The digital tests will require a computer and a stable wifi connection.

Admission statistics

The global acceptance rate for Masters of Science and Specialized Programs for the 2019-2020 academic year was 51.6% (admitted students on applicants).

Application fee

The application fee for the 2022 intake is set at €120, payable directly by credit card through the online application system.


  • Students with a French CROUS grant are exempted of the application fee if they provide the final notice of allocation of this grant for the current academic year.
  • High Level Athletes are also exempted of the application fees if they provide a sport resume validated by the director of the Sports department. If this is your case, please contact Mr Mickaël ROMEZY: romezy@em-lyon.com.

Admission results

The admissions board will review your application and your digital tests. You will receive an email as soon as possible to inform you that your results are available on your makersboard.


Confirm your enrollment.
You will have 10 calendar days after your admission results to complete the enrollment form on your makersboard and pay the non-refundable tuition deposit of €3,500.

You are temporarily or permanently disabled, or with a disabling medical condition?

The Disability Unit can provide customized support in strict compliance with confidentiality, and can:

  • Take into account your specific needs and make sure that your years at emlyon business school go as smoothly as possible, and that you are integrated to the student life
  • Provide specific arrangements and resolve your access issues via the implementation of an individualized pedagogical follow-up
  • Act as the interface with all other school departments
  • Guide you through your administrative and pedagogical procedures
  • In case we are unable to provide the specific arrangements you may need, we can follow through with external partners to find solutions to level out your disability

 

Our team is available at the following email address: handicap@em-lyon.com