Cybersecurity Management

Swinburne University of Technology

Master Online
18 months
34000 USD/year
30880 USD/year
Tuition fee
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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.


 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 include:

  • 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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




150 alternative credits



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).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Provider Code 00111D

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

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

    30880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30880 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.


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