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Bachelor of Cyber Security
Bachelor of Cyber Security

Bachelor of Cyber Security

  • ID:DU610005
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Prerequisite subjects

Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.

English Requirement

Overall IELTS score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0 (or equivalent).

Course Information

Cyber security is a growing issue for individuals and businesses alike. Technology is not only pivotal to business in the 21st century, but to living everyday life. As a result, cyber security professionals are in high demand around the world. Deakin’s Bachelor of Cyber Security equips you with the essential skills to investigate and combat cyber crime and cyber terrorism. This vital experience is required to address what’s quickly becoming the number one criminal threat to modern-day society.

Gain strong practical and theoretical knowledge with an emphasis on assessing cyber security in a working environment, and the business, ethical and legal implications of risk management. You will cover areas such as computer crime and digital forensics and gain the skills to identify, diagnose and manage the challenges of cyber security. As a graduate, you’ll be well on your way to an exciting career in an in-demand, global industry.

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Level 1 -Trimester 1

  • Introduction to Programming

  • Computer Systems

  • Real World Practices for Cyber Security

  • Discrete Mathematics

  • Academic Integrity (0 credit points)

  • Safety Induction Program (0 credit points)

  • Career Tools for Employability (0 credit points)

Level 1 - Trimester 2

  • Secure Networking

  • Object-Oriented Development

Plus one elective unit (one credit point)

Plus one minor unit

Level 2 - Trimester 1

  • Professional Practice in Information Technology #

  • Cyber Security Analytics

Plus one elective unit (one credit point)

Plus one minor unit

Level 2 - Trimester 2

  • Secure Coding *

  • Computer Crime and Digital Forensics

Plus one minor unit

Plus one unit in

  • IT Placement


  • Industry Based Learning

Level 3 - Trimester 1

  • Malware Analysis +

  • Network Forensics +

  • Team Project (A) - Project Management and Practices ~

Plus one minor unit

Level 3 - Trimester 2

  • Team Project (B) - Execution and Delivery

  • Ethical Hacking

Plus two elective units (two credit points)

Plus one minor unit

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Career options include work as a:

  • security consultant

  • cryptographer

  • information security auditor

  • IT security engineer

  • project manager

  • security analyst

  • security system developer or programmer

  • security system manager

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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