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Cybersecurity Management, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
University rank #301 (ARWU) Online
The Master of Cybersecurity Management Online delivery from Swinburne University of Technology prepares graduates to become highly skilled professionals in the management of cybersecurity.With the flexibility of online study, you’ll explore social engineering and the human factors relating to hacking behaviour.
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 You’ll investigate the risks associated with breaches, mitigation and how to manage a crisis. You’ll also build a strong knowledge of the law, policy and ethics that govern this space.

Upon completion of the Master of Cybersecurity Management [Online delivery], you’ll be prepared to confidently manage cybersecurity teams, processes and governance that support an organisation’s needs.

Course description

The Master of Cybersecurity Management from the Swinburne University of Technology is designed to develop the knowledge and capabilities of a highly skilled professional in the management of cybersecurity. This is a contemporary course that concepts relating to hacking behaviour, social engineering and the human factors. The operational management combined with cybersecurity framework provides a basis for understanding how law, policy and ethics govern this space. The focus then shifts to the risks associated breaches, mitigation, the crime and management of a crisis. The course concludes with a project that brings together the knowledge and skills developed throughout the course. The course focuses on the development of knowledge required for managing cybersecurity teams, processes and the governance that will support business needs. This course is designed for individuals wanting to hold cyber security management positions.

Career opportunities

Upon graduation, all students will be equipped to provide leadership on managing risks and implementing mitigation strategies to ensure the security of networked enterprises. Graduates may find employment in roles such as security advisor, information security specialist, cybersecurity lead, or ICT manager.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • How to Think Like a Hacker: an anatomy of cyber attacks 
  • Cybersecurity Operations Management 
  • Cybersecurity Law, Policy and Ethics 
  • Networks and Cybersecurity Frameworks 
  • Cyber Risk: Data Management 
  • Cyber Forensics 
  • Cyber Crime 
  • Managing Crisis Communications 
  • Cybersecurity: the people and organisation 
  • Applied Cybersecurity 
  • Cybersecurity Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Duration description

      part-time option is available only for National students

  • Credits
    150 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • A recognised bachelor degree as well as three years of managerial work experience. or
  • Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Cybersecurity Management

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34000 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    29000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29000 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
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