There is growing international demand for qualified cybersecurity professionals with the ability to implement technical security solutions that closely align with organisational imperatives.
Our unique Master of Cybersecurity program, designed with direct industry consultation, enables graduates to develop industry relevant security solutions and effectively communicate with all organisational stakeholders.
Graduates will have the skills and expertise required to protect the critical information stored on an organisation’s computer systems with expertise in topics including: network security, application and web security, identity management and access control, digital forensics, incident response, infrastructure security, industrial internet security (including Internet of Things and mobile device security) and penetration testing.
Technical skills will be taught within an organisational context, with professional and communication skills embedded throughout the program in topics such as: security principles, risk assessment, security operations, standards and auditing, forensic readiness and legal frameworks and, security policies and governance.
Designed in close collaboration with industry, this program blends technical competencies with professional skills relevant to the organisational context.
Dedicated cybersecurity laboratories will be used to deliver the technical components of advanced courses. This will provide students with an opportunity to develop hands on practical skills using real-world cybersecurity toolsets.
An industry project in the final year exposes students to the Australian cybersecurity industry, providing opportunities to apply knowledge and skills in a real-world setting.
As a Commonwealth Supported program, eligible domestic students are able to defer their student contribution through HECS-HELP.
The Master of Cybersecurity is designed for IT graduates and professionals who are looking to advance their career in the field of cybersecurity.
As a graduate of the Master of Cybersecurity you will have the skills and expertise required to protect the critical information stored on an organisation’s computer systems.
The program has been designed to produce graduates with the practical experience necessary to make effective contributions to organisational security in the public and private sectors.
Applicants will normally have completed a Bachelor Degree in Information Technology or related or equivalent.
Applicants who have completed a Bachelor Degree or higher in any discipline may also be considered for entry based upon their IT expertise gained through formal tertiary studies and/or relevant work experience. These applicants are required to submit a detailed curriculum vitae.
The security of information and systems has become a very important aspect in contemporary IT. In this specialisation, you will be exposed to the techniques and theory that support network infrastructures in small to large businesses.
The incomprehensible volume of data generated from new advances in technologies and systems such as mobile phone interactions, social media sites, online searches, and the Internet of Things has brought about the new and exciting area of Big Data.
Information technology is now in every facet of life; work, family, sport and leisure. The new ways to use computer technology mean that different roles in this exciting profession are emerging every year.