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Area/Catalogue
INFS 5113

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
162166

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences

Course aim

To provide students with the skills required to practice as cybersecurity professionals.

Course content

In this course, students will gain advanced skills and knowledge in the following:

  • Development and deployment of cybersecurity deliverables.
  • Leadership, negotiation and influencing skills when engaging with stakeholders throughout the enterprise as a cybersecurity subject matter expert.
  • Managing cybersecurity projects and personnel, including vendors and other external parties.
  • Planning, reviewing and evaluating cybersecurity initiatives to ensure compliance with policies and leading to continuous improvement.

 

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Seminar 2 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Seminar 2 hours x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Seminar (online) 2 hours x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Assignment 1500 words 30% N/A
Assignment 1500 words 30% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 2 hours
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Assignment 1500 words 30% N/A
Assignment 1500 words 30% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 2 hours
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Assignment 1500 words 30% N/A
Assignment 1500 words 30% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Information Technology and Mathematical

Degrees this course is offered in

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