24 months
28400 AUD/year
26800 AUD/year
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Advance your technical career with the Information Technology (Network Security) program from Charles Sturt University. Delivered by highly qualified academic staff who work in collaboration with global industry and academic leaders, this course integrates practical industry perspectives with emerging tools and technologies.

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Responding to the needs of IT professionals, the Information Technology (Network Security) program from Charles Sturt University is offered either online, at our Port Macquarie campus or at the Charles Sturt University Study Centres in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

This specialisation provides a broad coverage of computer and network security issues. Foundational areas of security such as the CIA triad, network defences, cryptography, and security policy are treated in-depth. Students also study more specialist areas such as digital forensics.

Career opportunities

Information technology is constantly evolving – offering an exciting professional future. When you graduate from this course you'll be equipped with the essential skills to explore roles in a range of organisations, utilising your skills across networking, software designing, cloud computing and system analysis. You can devise technology solutions to business problems as a business analyst or, you could work as a network security specialist to protect critical infrastructure of an organisation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Security
  • Emerging Technologies and Innovation
  • Wireless Communications
  • Linux Server Administration

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 074616M (CSU Study Centre Brisbane, CSU Study Centre Melbourne, CSU Study Centre Sydney)

081461M (Port Macquarie)

  • 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

    26800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26800 AUD per year during 24 months.


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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