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Bachelor of Information Technology with a Major in Cyber Security
Bachelor of Information Technology with a Major in Cyber Security

Bachelor of Information Technology with a Major in Cyber Security

  • ID:MU610026
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • Application Fee:$300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$38,800.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$6,333.33
  • Application Fee:$300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$38,800.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$6,333.33
Estimated Total/program:
$136,299.99
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

For international students, Macquarie uses a selection rank to determine the minimum eligibility requirement for each undergraduate course. This rank has been converted into equivalent scores for various recognised international high school qualifications and university entrance examinations, including global qualifications like the International Baccalaureate (IB) and GCE A-Levels.

English requirements

The required standard of English for this program is:

  • Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall with minimum 6.0 in each band, or equivalent.

All applicants for undergraduate coursework studies at Macquarie University are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English.
You may also satisfy the English language requirements if you have completed:

  • senior secondary studies equivalent to the NSW HSC
  • one year of Australian or comparable tertiary study in a country of qualification

Course Information

With one third of Australian businesses having already been the victims of cybercrime and the cost of cyber attacks estimated to exceed $1 billion per year, cybersecurity experts are in strong demand to deal with threats to or vulnerabilities in computers, data, networks and programs.

This major will provide you with the foundational knowledge you’ll need to create and manage an effective cybersecurity environment for commercial, private and industrial applications. It emphasises concepts, insights and skills that will enable you to increase data security, provide data assurance and protect privacy.

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Essential units

Credit Points

Introduction to Computer Programming

10

Introduction to Cyber Security

10

Introduction to Database Design and Management

10

Data Communications

10

Elective units

Credit Points

Fundamentals of Computer Science

10

Introduction to Video Games

10

Introduction to Business Information Systems

10

IT & Society

10

Computing Research I

10

Discrete Mathematics I

10

Mathematical Modelling IA

10

Mathematical Modelling IA (Advanced)

10

Introductory Statistics

10

Statistical Data Analysis

10

Coding and Communication in Statistics

10

Object-Oriented Programming Practices

10

Algorithms and Data Structures

10

Software Engineering

10

Systems Programming

10

Web Technology

10

Game Design

10

Game Development

10

Data Science

10

Applied Cryptography

10

Digital Forensics

10

Offensive Security

10

Database Systems

10

Applications Modelling and Development

10

IT and the Future of Society

10

Computing Research II

10

Mathematical Modelling IIA

10

Discrete Mathematics II

10

Design of Surveys and Experiments

10

Applied Statistics

10

Introduction to Probability

10

Computer Simulation

10

Statistics

10

Probability

10

Operations Research I

10

Programming Languages

10

Algorithm Theory and Design

10

Distributed Systems

10

Advanced Web Development

10

Mobile Application Development

10

Artificial Intelligence

10

Computer Graphics

10

Big Data

10

Document Processing and the Semantic Web

10

Computer Networks

10

Data Privacy and Information Security

10

Secure Applications Development

10

Cyber Security Management in Practice

10

Enterprise Systems Integration

10

Management of IT Systems and Projects

10

Technology Management

10

Special Topics in Computing and Information Systems

10

Computing Research III

10

Capstone unit

Credit Points

Computing Industry Project

10

 

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • IT/security consultant
  • IT/security manager
  • Privacy officer
  • Risk analyst
  • Banking and financial institutions
  • Consultancies, eg, Deloitte, KPMG, PwC
  • Defence organisations
  • Energy and supply companies
  • Government agencies
  • Information technology companies, eg, Google, IBM, Microsoft
  • Media and entertainment companies
  • Retail and e-business companies
  • Telecommunications companies, eg, Optus, Telstra
  • Transport companies

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Allianz, Bupa, medibank, AHH: 530 AUD/ year

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