IELTS 6.0 (with no band less than 6.0) or
TOEFL 70 (iBT) with at least 18 for Reading & Writing and at least 17 for Speaking & Listening; or
Pearson Test score of at least 54 for English (Academic) (with at least 54 for Reading & Writing and at least 47 for Speaking & Listening) or equivalent.
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This programme provides understanding in the structure of data and the role it plays in delivering solutions to complex problems. In this major, you will learn to use current and emerging technologies related to cyber security, such as blockchain, cryptocurrency, multimedia security, Internet of Things (IoT) security and obfuscation.
Attain Secure Computing Environments
Cyber security is about enhancing the security of computers and networks to ensure that the data stored and transmitted through them is protected from unauthorised access. As we conduct more of our social, consumer and business activities online, there is a corresponding increase in the demand for ICT professionals to manage our digital environment and economy.
In this major, you will learn to use current and emerging technologies related to cyber security, such as blockchain, cryptocurrency, multimedia security, Internet of Things (IoT) security and obfuscation. One of the primary goals is to harness these techniques to attain secure computing environments.
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To be awarded the Bachelor of Computer Science (Cyber Security), student must complete, or exempted from completing (depending on their advanced standing status), a total of 23 modules comprising of core modules, elective modules and one final year project.
Core Modules List
Networks and Communications
Human Computer Interaction
Data Management & Security
Object Oriented Design & Programming
Introduction to Web Technology
IT Project Management
Software Development Methodologies*
Mathematics for Computer Science
Algorithms & Data Structures
Contemporary Topics in Security*
Distributed Systems and Cloud Computing*
Big Data Mining Techniques and Implementation*
Web Server Programming*
Big Data Management*
Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery*
Database Performance Tuning*
Interactive Computer Graphics*
Game Engine Essentials*
3D Modelling and Animation*
Cryptography and Secure Applications*
Multicore and GPU programming*
Business Process Management*
Principles of eBusiness
Management Information Systems*
Knowledge & Information Engineering
Fundamental Programming with Python
Mobile Application Development
Strategic Systems Management
Frontend Web Programming
Introduction to Management
Industry and Trade in Asia
Accounting Fundamentals in Society
Accounting in Organisations
Managing Human Resources
Management of Change
Statistics for Business
Economic Essentials for Business
Strategic eBusiness Solutions
1 Final Year Project
* modules are taught by UOW Academics, supported by local tutors.
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The above modules are subject to changes by the university and subject to availability. Not all modules will be offered every term.
Cyber security has been identified as a major strategic priority to meet the demands of law enforcement, national and state governments, defence, security and finance industries. Potential career includes:
Chief Security Officer