24 months
38600 AUD/year
32700 AUD/year
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The Master of Cybersecurity from Swinburne University of Technology  readies you for a career in info tech with the skills to develop and maintain complex ICT systems using cutting-edge methods.

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You’ll attain the knowledge to identify, demonstrate, diagnose and fix threats in software information systems. You’ll learn about network security, penetration testing, incident response, security management, reverse engineering and ethical hacking.

Upon graduation of the Master of Cybersecurity from Swinburne University of Technology , you’ll have the confidence and ability to pursue a career as a systems analyst in fields such as cybersecurity, incident response, auditing and malware.


Graduates will be equipped to seek employment in the following areas: 

  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Security Systems Manager
  • Cryptographer
  • Consultant/Advisor
  • Cybersecurity Coordinator/ Operations/Project Manager
  • Security System Developer
  • Network/Cybersecurity Engineer/Architect
  • Security Solutions Sales

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Creating Web Applications
  • Technology Enquiry Project
  • Technology Design Project
  • Technology Innovation Project 
  •  Internet Security
  • Technology Application Project 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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200 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code 098492J

The admission requirements for Master of Cybersecurity consist of:
  • a bachelor degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline, or
  • a non-STEM bachelor degree, plus 3 years industry experience in the web development, cybersecurity, software development or related fields, or
  • successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Cybersecurity.

Satisfactory completion of one of the following:

  • IELTS overall band of 6.5 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0
  • Swinburne’s English for Academic Purposes (EAP 5 Advanced level) with overall 70%, all skills 65%
  • Or equivalent measures available at English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38600 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    32700 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32700 AUD per year during 24 months.

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $8,021

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 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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