Master Online

Cyber Security - Online

24 months
20988 AUD/year
20988 AUD/year
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The Cyber Security - Online program from University of Adelaide covers all the technical and managerial skills you’ll need to forge your own career path as a senior cyber security specialist.


What skills will I gain?   

The Cyber Security - Online program from University of Adelaide will give you the skills to take on senior roles at a wide range of organisations. On successful completion of this program, you will be able to: 

  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the technical practice, management and policy implications of cyber security and its application within complex industry contexts 
  • apply, evaluate and use the principles of cyber security within real-world contexts 
  • critically seek, analyse and evaluate data, materials and technology to construct professional advice relating to the technical practice, management and policy of cyber security 
  • adopt and employ professional attitudes, standards and values 
  • use highly effective interpersonal skills to enable empathetic and effective communication with a range of audiences.  

Career opportunities  

The demand for skilled cyber security specialists has never been higher in Australia. The government, healthcare and private sectors are urgently seeking qualified professionals to take up leadership positions within their organisations. Below are the three broad categories of cyber security roles in the workplace today, all of which you will be qualified to undertake upon graduation from our online Master of Cyber Security.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business data and cyber security
  • Political institutions and policy-making
  • Cyber security fundamentals
  • Information risks, threats and controls
  • Secure programming
  • Human and ethical factors in computer science

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

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Academic requirements

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Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Provider Number 00123MTo be eligible for the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Master of Cyber Security, you need to meet one of the following requirements: 

  • Bachelor of Computer Science (or an equivalent Information Technology degree) and a GPA of 4.5 OR  
  • relevant work experience of at least 3 years in Computer Science or Cyber Security roles OR  
  • diploma or above in networking and IT plus 2 years relevant work experience. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20988 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41976 AUD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    20988 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41976 AUD for the full programme 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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