Cyberspace has profoundly transformed the way we live and do business. We are increasingly relying upon networked applications for assessing information and making critical business decisions, so it is critical for individuals, enterprises and governments to be able to secure cyberspace from attacks to allow them to effectively conduct their business.
You will gain extensive knowledge in the areas of cyber systems and infrastructures, and their applications, thereby helping to address the severe skill shortages globally in these areas.
Upon graduating the Master in Cyber Security program at University of Newcastle, this professional qualification will allow you to harness your expertise to safeguard cyber security across a variety of industry sectors.
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You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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CRICOS code: 0100135
Applicants with a recognised qualification may be eligible for up to 80 units of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) as outlined below. Admission into and RPL towards the Master of Cyber Security will be based on a completed:
Students from other universities with a related field of study will have the option of choosing Special Topic courses and a Final Year Project at a minimum.
Upon admission, students will be provided with further advice regarding their program plan and pathway of study.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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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