Master of Cyber Security

Edith Cowan University

Master On Campus
24 months
34050 AUD/year
23900 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Accelerated and 100% online, the Master of Cyber Security from Edith Cowan University is designed for tech experts and cyber professionals who want to establish themselves as professional experts and trusted leaders at the forefront of the cyber security field.


Informed by global best practice and cutting-edge research, the  Master of Cyber Security from Edith Cowan University course will provide you with the tools and techniques to predict, identify, and mitigate cyber risk, and the knowledge and strategies to defend and respond to threats and attacks, protecting organisations, people, their data and rights.

You will gain highly technical and hands-on skills that are immediately applicable to industry needs, placing you in high demand in the global and growing cyber security job market.


Stand out as a cyber security expert, with advanced technical skills and comprehensive knowledge of best practice approaches to cyber security.


We have been the pioneers in this field of teaching, with over 10 years’ experience offering cyber courses, from undergraduate, postgraduate and postdoctoral. 

We’re also a lead partner of the Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre (CRC), along with the WA State Government and 23 other industry, research and government partners.

Centre of excellence

ECU has one of the best cyber security research and education teams in Australia, and is the only university with an Australian Federal Government recognised Academic Centre of Cyber Security Excellence currently offering cyber security degrees1.

Industry connected

Our academics have strong industry connections and regularly consult with private and public institutions including Bank West, Commonwealth Bank, WA Police, and DFAT. Two of the team are also members of Interpol’s Cyber Crime Experts Group.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cyber Security
  • Networking Technologies
  • Network Security
  • Ethical Hacking and Defence
  • Digital Forensics
  • Information Warfare

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 083335A

  • To gain entry to the Master of Cyber Security, you require a Bachelor degree in any discipline and to satisfy English competency standards. 
  • Alternatively, if you don’t have a Bachelors degree, but can demonstrate a minimum of five years’ relevant professional experience, you can apply for the Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security.
  • Generally, if you successfully complete a Graduate Certificate you can progress to the Graduate Diploma, and from there, to the Masters by coursework degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34050 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34050 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    23900 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23900 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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