Graduate Diploma in Cyber Security
|Study method||Full-time or part-time|
|Duration||1 year full time|
This course can help you fast-track your career in cyber security. It is designed for computer professionals who have an interest in finding and fixing vulnerabilities, encryption, intrusion detection and managing cyber risks and network security.
Depending on your choice of units, you may study evidence collection, counter-intelligence, internet crime, business continuity, network security policies, network firewalls, authentication and web server security.
This course is for graduates with a computing background. It provides a detailed coverage of the key concepts and challenges in data and resource protection and computer software security, with a focus on both high-level concepts and low-level practical aspects of information security.
Graduates may find employment as computer security experts in many different organisations due to the pervasive nature of modern computing, but particular demand will come from the areas of web-based services, banking, information retrieval and national security.
Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students
- Recognised bachelor degree in computer science, information technology or software engineering.
English language proficiency
|IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)|
|Overall band score||6.5|
Other qualifications may also satisfy our English language admission criteria. Please view our English language requirements page to find out more.
Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
|2018||Domestic fee paying Domestic fee-paying - A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees.||$26,700*|
Fees are indicative only.
* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).
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