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Bachelor of Science Honours (BSc(Hons)) in Internetworking and Security
Bachelor of Science Honours (BSc(Hons)) in Internetworking and Security

Bachelor of Science Honours (BSc(Hons)) in Internetworking and Security

  • ID:MU610088
  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Recognised Australian Computer Society (ACS) accredited Bachelor's degree in IT (AQF Level 7); OR recognised Bachelor's degree (AQF Level 7) plus an approved Diploma in IT (AQF Level 8); OR recognised Honours degree (AQF Level 8) plus five or more years of relevant experience.Recognition of relevant and current informal or non-formal learning may be used for entry requirements, and should be discussed with the Academic Chair.

English Requirements

  • Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) 140 Written English

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)    6.0 Overall

    • 6.0 Reading

    • 6.0 Writing

    • 6.0 Speaking

    •  6.0 Listening

  • Cambridge Advanced English (CAE)         169 Overall

    • 169 Reading

    • 169 Writing

    • 169 Speaking

    • 169 Listening

  • Pearson Test of English (PTE)      50 Overall

    • 50 Reading

    • 50 Writing

    • 50 Speaking

    • 50 Listening

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language – IBT (TOEFL IBT)   73 Overall

    • 18 Reading

    • 18 Writing

    • 18 Speaking

    • 18 Listening

  • Occupational English Test (OET) C (250-290) Reading

    • C (250-290) Writing

    • C (250-290) Speaking

    • C (250-290) Listening

Course Information

There’s a growing global demand for IT professionals who can establish, maintain and develop information systems. This major will boost your career prospects across every sector, including commerce, telecommunications, health, education, architecture, mining, engineering, law and government and non-government organisations.

This course has a flexible structure, so depending on the units you choose, you could build your expertise in security, LAN and Wireless network design, global network design or network management.

If you’re eligible, you could complete this course through part-time study, so you can juggle your studies with your career and lifestyle commitments.

3 reasons to study Internetworking and Security at Murdoch

  • Tailor your degree to suit your interests and IT career goals.

  • Learn in our IT Innovation Hub, a cutting-edge learning teaching and research facility, fitted out with the latest mixed and augmented reality equipment, operational data centre and high-performance computing capabilities.

  • Get mentored by our teaching and research staff who are IT professionals with experience in driving change within their industry.

What you’ll learn

  • Learn how to identify, evaluate and address internetworking and security challenges faced by an organisation.

  • Explore information security management, project management, network administration, business analytics and data science.

  • Develop the skills you need to lead a team, work as part of a team and work on your own.

  • Use creative thinking to define and resolve IT problems and share your ideas.

  • Develop a deep understanding of the ethics of information technology and how to apply this knowledge in a range of professional settings.

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Total credit points: 27

  • Unit code, Unit name, Credit points

  • Major, 27 credit points

  • Required Units, 12 credit points

  • ICT502, Applied Information Security Management, 3

  • ICT535, Advanced Business Data Communications, 3

  • ICT546, Local Area Network Design and Implementation, 3

  • ICT603, Wireless Data Communications, 3

  • Specified Elective Units, 15 credit points

  • Specified Elective Group 1, 3 credit points

  • ICT611, Advanced Routing, 3

  • , OR,

  • ICT613, Router and Firewall Security, 3

  • Specified Elective Group 2, 12 credit points

  • ICT501, Business Analysis and Systems Development Approaches, 3

  • , OR,

  • ICT505, Knowledge Management, 3

  • , OR,

  • ICT515, Foundations of Data Science, 3

  • , OR,

  • ICT601, Business Analytics, 3

  • , OR,

  • ICT602, Advanced Data Analysis, 3

  • , OR,

  • ICT612, Human Factors in Information Technology, 3

  • , OR,

  • ICT616, Data Resources Management, 3

  • , OR,

  • ICT619, Artificial Intelligence, 3

  • , OR,

  • ICT621, IT Group Project, 6

  • , OR,

  • ICT622, Information Technology Strategy, 3

  • , OR,

  • ICT631, Advanced IT Study Project, 3

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

With a postgraduate qualification in IT, you’ll be qualified for a range of career opportunities across every industry. Your future roles could include:

  • Chief Information Officer

  • IT Project Manager

  • Network Administrator

  • Data Analyst

  • Business Intelligence Officer

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Overseas Student Health Cover: 530 AUD per year

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