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Cyber Security

Undergraduate major

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  • Qualification
    Cyber Security Major (B Comp)
  • Credit
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Why study Cyber Security at Curtin?

Top 1 %

Curtin is ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2022.

Get the Curtin edge

Access to leadership programs, specialist facilities and industry placements give you a competitive edge in the job market.

Global education

You’ll have access to a range of international study opportunities.



This major sits within the Bachelor of Computing. To apply for this major, you will apply for the Bachelor of Computing.

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information. 

What you'll learn

  • implement processes based on best practice when designing and implementing software
  • evaluate standard algorithms, techniques, and technologies relating to cyber security in a manner that is appropriate for a given problem and think critically and creatively to generate innovative and optimum theoretical and practical solutions
  • identify, evaluate and synthesise information from a range of computing sources to optimise the process of software design and implementation
  • document software and security activities and artefacts and communicate them in written and oral form to both technical and non-technical audiences and communicate effectively in ways appropriate to the audience and purpose
  • effectively use new and existing technologies, especially those relating to cyber security, recognising their advantages and limitations
  • sustain intellectual curiosity by updating their knowledge, engage in continuous training and research, and take control of their own learning and development
  • recognise and apply IEEE/ACM/ACS standards in the process of software design and development as well as the ACSC and ISO27000 series standards for cyber security
  • contribute to society using technology in a secure, ethical, legal, and socially responsible manner
  • demonstrate initiative, leadership and ethical practice when working independently and collaboratively
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 & charges

Please view the Bachelor of Computing degree for indicative fees.

How to apply

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