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28400 AUD/year
11216 AUD/year
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About

Work at the intersection of information technology and investigations armed with the Cyber Studies and Investigations program from Charles Sturt University. This cyber studies course is ideal if you have a background in law enforcement, but limited information technology skills, or a background in information technology but limited forensic investigations knowledge.

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Overview

The Cyber Studies and Investigations program from Charles Sturt University will enhance your understanding of technology as an investigative tool and as a potential vulnerability in criminal and other complex investigations.

  • Bring your learning to life in real time

Taught online, this course allows you to learn while working and meeting your other responsibilities. With innovative video learning and flexible scheduling, you can study when and where suits you, benefitting from an interactive digital environment and regular communication with your lecturers.

  • Flexible study options

The course comprises a mix of specialised subjects specific to cyber and investigations disciplines. You can tailor your study to suit your professional interests and aspirations.

  • Learn from Australian industry leaders

Charles Sturt University’s Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security (AGSPS) is a leading provider of postgraduate research and education for professionals in law enforcement, emergency management and security. Staff are leaders in their fields and have significant experience and academic expertise.

  • Choose your pathway

The course allows entry based on an undergraduate degree or relevant industry experience and includes a 12-subject master's and a 4-subject graduate certificate. The graduate certificate is both an entry and exit point into the master’s program.

Career Opportunities

Cyber and technology issues are now integral to the law enforcement arena, as well as in investigative roles within a range of regulatory and commercial areas. These include banks, telecommunications, insurance and human services. You could choose to use your advanced skills to master the identification and mitigation of cyber and technology threats and vulnerabilities, prevention, detection and prosecution strategies for corporations. This course also opens up the possibility to work from anywhere in the world. Use your skills across the emerging trends and practices of transnational crime investigations in addition to the policing of these types of global crimes. Drive sophisticated investigations into criminal activity such as drug trafficking, human trafficking, illegal arms trade and financial crime. You could also examine emerging forms of criminality such as environmental crime, trafficking of cultural property, piracy and organ trafficking.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Investigations Principles
  • Information Security
  • Digital Forensics
  • Forensic Investigation
  • Cyber Security Management
  • Hacking Countermeasures

Audience

Study online with Charles Sturt University when it suits you, from anywhere in the world, and get qualified to make your next career move.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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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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.
80

Credits

48 alternative credits

48-64

Delivered

Online
  • Self-paced
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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).
6
Start practicing IELTS today!
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.
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • For admission at postgraduate level, you will be required to hold a recognised bachelor’s degree equivalent to an Australian bachelor’s degree or qualifications deemed to be equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28400 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    11216 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11216 AUD per year during 24 months.

Domestic Full Fee Paying: $26,800

Funding

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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