Master Online

Cyber Security - Online

University of Adelaide

24 months
20988 AUD/year
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Studying online gives you the flexibility to study on your terms. Most of our students continue working full time and complete the coursework whenever suits them. The innovative online learning platform is easy to use and has all the resources you will need to complete your Cyber Security - Online degree at University of Adelaide. 


What should I expect from the Cyber Security - Online degree at University of Adelaide?

  • six week teaching periods with at least a two-week break in between
  • between 20 to 25 hours of coursework per week 
  • weekly interactive webinar debates and discussions to ask questions and deepen your knowledge 
  • technical activities using real-world tools 
  • weekly quiz on key concepts, terminology and readings  
  • discussion forums with interesting case studies and tips from your peers 
  • course readings and guided research 
  • three assessments over the six weeks. 

What will my assignments be? 

All assessments and coursework are 100% online. Assessments will including knowledge quizzes, peer-reviewed discussions, ePortfolios, short essays, short videos, reports and reflective tasks.

  • Lay the groundwork for an exciting future as a cyber security leader by gaining best-in-class technical and managerial skills. Download a brochure now.
  • We rank #2 for Computer Science and #1 for Electronic Engineering, two disciplines at the core of cyber security*. 
  • Our graduates are the most employable out of all South Australian universities**. 
  • High-impact career move

    Our program covers all the technical and managerial skills you’ll need to forge your own career path as a senior cyber security specialist.

    Hands-on technical training

    Hone your cyber defence skills through experiencing real-world scenarios and the best software and network defence strategies

    Protect any environment

    Keep your options open and graduate with the ability to work in either the public or private sector.

    Drive future innovation

    Contribute towards an area at the cutting-edge of cyber security through an industry-based research project.

    Industry based curriculum

    Our program coordinators enrich their teaching and curriculum with their experience of today’s complex environment.

    Reputation enhancing

    Studying with a Group of Eight university ranked in the top 1% worldwide*** guarantees an exceptional quality of learning and industry recognition.

    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

    Start dates & application deadlines



    Academic requirements

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    Other requirements

    General 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. 
    • To excel in the applied nature of our cyber security postgraduate programs, all our students require some experience with a programming language. If you don’t have this experience, we offer the course Foundations of Computer Science – Python A (COMP SCI 7210OL) in place of Political Institutions and Policy-Making (POLIS 7024OL). Our friendly admissions team will guide you through the enrolment process once your application has been accepted. 

    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.


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