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MC-CYBSE

Cyber Security

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Learn how to design and implement secure information infrastructure and systems.

This offering version is phasing out and no longer taking applications. You may be able to apply for a later version.

Course outline
  • Qualification
    Master of Cyber Security
  • Duration

    Duration

    1 year full-time
  • Credit

    Credit

    200
  • CRICOS

    CRICOS

    105743K
Course outline

Outline

Outline

In this course, you will learn the theoretical and practical aspects of cyber security, particularly network defence.

The course emphasises the industry's in-demand skill sets, while continually reinforcing the fundamental knowledge that underpins cyber security, ranging from the basics through to advanced topics.

You will complete an extensive practical project in which you'll be able to demonstrate your high-level skills in cyber security.

How this course will make you industry ready

  • You will learn both technical and governance skills.
  • The course has been designed to cover the cyber security skills and knowledge that are demand by local and international industry.
  • You will have completed an industry-relevant practical project that demonstrates your high-level skills.
  • Your qualification is recognised by the Australian Computer Society.

What jobs can the Cyber Security course lead to?

As a cyber security professional you may work as a security auditor, security analyst, SOC specialist, secure systems engineer or cyber security incident handler, in private industry and government organisations.

What you'll learn

  • demonstrate a good understanding of standards and practice relating to cyber security governance and competency in cyber security technology.
  • provide innovative and creative solutions underpinning science and analytical methods to address challenges in cyber security industry.
  • communicate effectively approaches and solutions that involve the latest advances in cyber security technology to both experts and non-technical audiences.
  • apply and devise new approaches to cyber security addressing global problems ensuring compliance with international and professional standards such as IEEE/ACM/ACS/ACSC/ISO.
  • create security solutions that are underpinned by ethics, sustainability and social responsibility.
  • demonstrate initiative, leadership when working independently and collaboratively using problem solving and decision-making skills.

Professional recognition

This course has professional accreditation from the Australian Computer Society.

Admission criteria

What you need in order to get into this course. There are different pathway options depending on your level of work and education experience.

A 3-year recognised Bachelor degree in Information Technology or Computational Science or Engineering with a minimum of 2 years relevant work experience or a 4-year degree in Information Technology or Computational Science or Engineering.

English requirements

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are outlined in the IELTS table below.

You may demonstrate English proficiency using the following tests and qualifications.

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)

Writing

6.0

Speaking

6.0

Reading

6.0

Listening

6.0

Overall band score

6.5

Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

Use your experience to get credit towards your degree

Finish your course sooner with credit for your previous study or work experience.

Fees and charges

Fee information is not available for this course at this time. Find estimated course fees.

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  • Curtin course code: MC-CYBSE
  • CRICOS code: 105743K
  • Last updated on: 15 June 2024

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