24 months
36400 AUD/year
28600 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Become a cyber security specialist with advanced knowledge of the detection, mitigation and management of cyber threats in our increasingly digital world with this Master of Cyber Security (Professional) from Deakin University.   

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The Master of Cyber Security (Professional)  from Deakin University is designed to extend the specialised cyber security skills obtained in the Master of Cyber Security by providing students with the opportunity to undertake a period of industry-based learning or a research project under the supervision of our internationally-recognised research staff.

The course prepares you for a variety of security roles within business, government and law enforcement by combining technical studies in system security, digital forensics and analytics with organisational security, governance and policy skills. 


Career options are varied, you could work anywhere in the world as a:

  • security analyst
  • project manager 
  • security system manager
  • cryptographer
  • security consultant
  • security system developer or programmer information security auditor
  • business continuity or IT security engineer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Value of Information
  • Analytics for Security and Privacy 
  • Communications Network Security 
  • Advanced Digital Forensics 
  •  Advanced Topics in Digital Security
  • Cyber Security Management
  • Research and Development in Information Technology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


16 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor degree in related discipline, OR
  • Bachelor degree or higher in any discipline AND two years relevant work experience, OR
  • Graduate Certificate of Information Technology, OR
  • evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent.
  • CRICOS code: 093940G   

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36400 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    28600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28600 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Geelong

1000 - 2000 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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