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Master of Cyber Security
Master of Cyber Security

Master of Cyber Security

  • ID:GU610174
  • Level:Master's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$35,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$35,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
Estimated Total/program:
$95,218.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for admission to the Master of Cyber Security, an applicant must:

  • hold any Bachelor degree (or equivalent) from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing) with a minimum GPA of 4.0 (using a 7.0 point scale)
  • OR hold a relevant Graduate Certificate from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing) with a minimum GPA of 4.0 (using a 7.0 point scale).

Students admitted with a Bachelor or Bachelor Honours degree in Information Technology or Computer Science or equivalent will be eligible for 40 credit points of advanced standing towards the program.

Students admitted with the Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security (3350) or Graduate Certificate in Business Cyber Security (3351) or Graduate Certificate in Cyber Crime (3352) or Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics and Cyber Security (3378) will be eligible for 40 credit points of advanced standing towards the program.

English Requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0
  • OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL
  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19)
  • OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)
  • OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)
  • OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.

English test results must be no more than two years old.

Course Information

As technology continues to evolve the need for organisations to protect and secure digital information is becoming more critical. As a graduate of the Master of Cyber Security, you will possess the skills to generate and implement innovative cyber security solutions for business, government and individuals.

In this degree, you'll develop the expertise to investigate and identify current and future cyber security threats, conduct risk and vulnerability assessments of networked devices and infrastructure, and generate and implement innovative cyber security solutions.

CRICOS CODE: 097096G

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Program options

Students must complete one of the following pathways:

Course

  • Standard pathway

  • Dissertation pathway

Students admitted with advanced standing must complete one of the following pathways:

Course

  • Standard pathway with advanced standing

  • Dissertation pathway with advanced standing

Standard pathway

Students must complete the following foundation courses:

Course

  • Programming Principles 1 - 7001ICT

  • Social and Professional Issues in IT - 7101ICT

  • Computer Systems and Networks - 7611ICT

  • Systems Development - 7002ICT

Exit points

To exit (after completing the above 40 credit points of foundation courses), a student should apply for a program transfer.

Students must complete 60 credit points from the following cyber security specialist courses:

Course

  • Fundamentals of Cyber Security - 7905ICT

  • Network Security - 7809ICT

  • Cyber Security Management - 7808ICT

  • Digital Forensics - 7906ICT

  • Understanding and Preventing Cyber Fraud - 7055CCJ

  • Managing Data Breaches: Cyber Risk, Compliance and Privacy - 7907ICT

  • Fundamentals of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology - 7502ICT

  • Information and Security Management - 7623ICT

Students must complete one of the following cyber security work-integrated learning courses:

Course

  • Work Integrated Learning - Single Project - 7821ICT

  • Work Integrated Learning - Placement - 7822ICT

Students must complete the following elective courses:

Course

  • Listed electives

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Career Opportunity

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Program options

Students must complete one of the following pathways:

  • Standard pathway
  • Dissertation pathway

Students admitted with advanced standing must complete one of the following pathways:

  • Standard pathway with advanced standing
  • Dissertation pathway with advanced standing

STANDARD PATHWAY

Students must complete the following foundation courses:

  • Programming Principles 1 - 7001ICT
  • Social and Professional Issues in IT - 7101ICT
  • Computer Systems and Networks - 7611ICT
  • Systems Development - 7002ICT

Exit points:

  • Graduate Certificate in Information Technology (3219) or Graduate Certificate in Information Technology (3220)
  • Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security (3350)
  • Graduate Certificate in Business Cyber Security (3351)
  • Graduate Certificate in Cyber Crime (3352)

To exit (after completing the above 40 credit points of foundation courses), a student should apply for a program transfer.

Students must complete 60 credit points from the following cyber security specialist courses:

  • Fundamentals of Cyber Security - 7905ICT
  • Network Security - 7809ICT
  • Cyber Security Management - 7808ICT
  • Digital Forensics - 7906ICT
  • Understanding and Preventing Cyber Fraud - 7055CCJ
  • Managing Data Breaches: Cyber Risk, Compliance and Privacy - 7907ICT
  • Fundamentals of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology - 7502ICT
  • Information and Security Management - 7623ICT

Students must complete one of the following cyber security work-integrated learning courses:

  • Work Integrated Learning - Single Project - 7821ICT
  • Work Integrated Learning - Placement - 7822ICT

Students must complete the following elective courses:

  • Electives courses

STANDARD PATHWAY WITH ADVANCED STANDING

Note: Students who may be eligible for 40 credit points of advanced standing and who do not consider they have covered some of the content in one or more of the foundation courses in their undergraduate program should contact the Program Director and arrange for a substitution course for advanced standing. This will enable them to enrol in the required core course/s and be better prepared for the higher level courses.

Students must complete 60 credit points from the following cyber security specialist courses:

  • Fundamentals of Cyber Security - 7905ICT
  • Network Security - 7809ICT
  • Cyber Security Management - 7808ICT
  • Digital Forensics - 7906ICT
  • Understanding and Preventing Cyber Fraud - 7055CCJ
  • Managing Data Breaches: Cyber Risk, Compliance and Privacy - 7907ICT
  • Fundamentals of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology - 7502ICT
  • Information and Security Management - 7623ICT

Students must complete one of the following cyber security work-integrated learning courses:

  • Work Integrated Learning - Single Project - 7821ICT
  • Work Integrated Learning - Placement - 7822ICT

Students must complete the following elective courses:

  • Electives courses

DISSERTATION PATHWAY

Students must complete the following foundation courses:

  • Programming Principles 1 - 7001ICT
  • Social and Professional Issues in IT - 7101ICT
  • Computer Systems and Networks - 7611ICT
  • Systems Development - 7002ICT

Exit points:

  • Graduate Certificate in Information Technology (3219) or Graduate Certificate in Information Technology (3220)
  • Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security (3350)
  • Graduate Certificate in Business Cyber Security (3351)
  • Graduate Certificate in Cyber Crime (3352)

To exit (after completing the above 40 credit points of foundation courses), a student should apply for a program transfer.

Students must complete 50 credit points from the following cyber security specialist courses:

  • Fundamentals of Cyber Security - 7905ICT
  • Network Security - 7809ICT
  • Cyber Security Management - 7808ICT
  • Digital Forensics - 7906ICT
  • Understanding and Preventing Cyber Fraud - 7055CCJ
  • Managing Data Breaches: Cyber Risk, Compliance and Privacy - 7907ICT
  • Fundamentals of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology - 7502ICT
  • Information and Security Management - 7623ICT

Students must complete the following cyber security research and dissertation courses:

  • Research for IT Professionals - 7113ICT
  • Dissertation - 7590ICT_P1
  • Dissertation - 7590ICT_P2
  • Dissertation - 7590ICT_P3
  • Dissertation - 7590ICT_P4

Students must complete the following elective courses:

  • Electives courses

DISSERTATION PATHWAY WITH ADVANCED STANDING

Note: Students who may be eligible for 40 credit points of advanced standing and who do not consider they have covered some of the content in one or more of the foundation courses in their undergraduate program should contact the Program Director and arrange for a substitution course for advanced standing. This will enable them to enrol in the required course/s and be better prepared for the higher level courses.

Students must complete 50 credit points from the following cyber security specialist courses:

  • Fundamentals of Cyber Security - 7905ICT
  • Network Security - 7809ICT
  • Cyber Security Management - 7808ICT
  • Digital Forensics - 7906ICT
  • Understanding and Preventing Cyber Fraud - 7055CCJ
  • Managing Data Breaches: Cyber Risk, Compliance and Privacy - 7907ICT
  • Fundamentals of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology - 7502ICT
  • Information and Security Management - 7623ICT

Students must complete the following cyber security research and dissertation courses:

  • Research for IT Professionals - 7113ICT
  • Dissertation - 7590ICT_P1
  • Dissertation - 7590ICT_P2
  • Dissertation - 7590ICT_P3
  • Dissertation - 7590ICT_P4

Students must complete the following elective courses:

  • Electives courses

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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