Bac+5 Cybersecurity and AI
Hecten’s Bac+5 in Cybersecurity and AI is a course of excellence, accredited by the French state and listed in the Répertoire national des certifications professionnelles. This recognition underlines the exceptional academic quality of our Bac+5 program, which goes beyond national educational standards to offer specialized training in the rapidly expanding fields of cybersecurity and artificial intelligence.
The program is also Qualiopi-certified, guaranteeing innovative teaching methods and the highest standards. Our trainers, whether state-certified or from the professional world, provide a rich combination of theory and practice. You’ll be exposed to real-life case studies, hands-on projects and advanced cybersecurity and AI methodologies.
The Bac+5 can be taken at three different speeds:
- Alternating weeks of classes with periods spent on the job.
- Fully distance learning, with online sessions one evening a week and on Saturdays.
- Distance learning, with intensive courses in July and August, followed by subsequent milestones.
Whichever format you choose, you’ll benefit from comprehensive and flexible training, supervised by experts in the fields of cybersecurity and artificial intelligence.
By opting for this Bac+5 degree, you are choosing advanced training, backed by professional certifications from the French government and Qualiopi certification. You’ll be perfectly prepared to become a leader in the constantly evolving fields of cybersecurity and artificial intelligence.
Towards which professions
Earnings for a Bac+5 graduate in Cybersecurity and Advanced Artificial Intelligence vary according to several factors, such as professional experience, level of specialization and employer. On average, a recent graduate of this program can expect an initial salary of between €38,000 and €43,000 gross per year.
As you gain experience and hone your skills in cybersecurity and artificial intelligence, you open the door to more specialized and better-paid professional opportunities. For example, an experienced cybersecurity engineer can earn up to €65,000 gross per year, an expert in artificial intelligence applied to security can reach up to €70,000 gross per year, and a data scientist specialized in cybersecurity and AI can get up to €75,000 gross per year.
The Bac+5 in Cybersecurity and Advanced Artificial Intelligence offers a wide range of prospects in the constantly evolving fields of IT security and AI. With a keen interest in these fields and high ambitions, it’s entirely possible to aim for high levels of remuneration and rapid career progression.
If you’re captivated by the world of cybersecurity and artificial intelligence, and want to contribute to the creation of innovative security solutions, this Bac+5 is a smart choice for starting a career that’s both intellectually stimulating and financially rewarding.
Terms and conditions
Frequently asked questions
Opening in 2025 with priority given to Hecten students Bachelor class 2025
- face-to-face, our courses are given on our premises, but some can also be taken remotely via the Google Meet platform. The sessions are recorded and available to students who cannot attend live.
- distance learning one evening a week and on Saturdays
- distance learning, mainly in July and August, with subsequent milestones
The prerequisites for enrolment in M2 are :
- Baccalaureate+3 or equivalent in the field of IT
- Good command of English
- Motivation and curiosity about computers
The course can be followed in two different ways.
- Apprentices alternate between one week of classes at the training center and three weeks of internships at the company.
- In conjunction with a company, it is possible to take the course online one evening a week and on Saturdays. Exams are held face-to-face.
- It is also possible to take intensive courses in July and August, and continue your training on the job.
The cost of training varies according to the pace of the course.
- Under the work-study program, tuition fees are paid by the host company.
“The professional integration rate for graduates of the Bac+5 program in Software Engineering and Advanced Artificial Intelligence is remarkably high. The specialized skills acquired in this program are highly valued by companies operating in the fields of advanced technology, artificial intelligence and software solutions.
According to data collected by a specialized placement agency, the professional integration rate for graduates of this Bac+5 exceeds 97%. This means that over 97% of graduates from this program find a job within six months of graduation. This exceptional rate reflects the strong demand for experts in software engineering and artificial intelligence. Mastery of advanced techniques in software development and AI makes graduates of this M2 program highly sought-after professionals on the job market.
There are many advantages to studying for a Bac+5 in a private school without a contract, including :
- Quality teaching by experienced trainers
- Personalized support for students
- A network of partner companies
- Career opportunities on graduation