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Work on the frontlines of hacking, cybercrime and defence strategies. Launch your career and join a fast-growing industry with La Trobe University's 100% online, ACS-accredited Master of Cybersecurity, whether you have an IT background or not. Choose a specialisation in Artificial Intelligence, Business Operations or Computer Science. Graduate in 14 months, ready for ACS certification exams.

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Overview

Work on the frontlines of hacking, cybercrime and defence strategies. Launch your career and join a fast-growing industry with La Trobe University 's 100% online, ACS-accredited Master of Cybersecurity, whether you have an IT background or not.

You'll study cyber law and risk management, ethical hacking and defence, artificial intelligence and machine learning, secure programming, project and database management and more.  

You can study anywhere, anytime, completely online.

Choose an industry-focused specialisation in Artificial Intelligence, Business Operations or Computer Science and graduate ready to advance your career in 14 months.

Once you graduate, you'll get a discount on the EC Council Cybersecurity Certification exam and access to training materials. If you choose a Computer Science specialisation, you can also become a certified cybersecurity professional through the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

According to the AustCyber's Digital Census 2020, revenue in this sector has grown  $800 million since 2017 and the demand for cyber professionals is expected to grow about 8 per cent yearly until 2024.

By graduation, you'll be prepared to jump into this fast-paced field in roles such as a cybersecurity consultant, penetration tester, digital forensic investigator, secure system architect, cybercrime analyst and more. 

A graduate diploma and a graduate certificate are also available to build on previous industry experience to gain cyber skills and work towards these roles.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Cyber Security Principles
  • Database Fundamentals
  • Information Technology Fundamentals
  • Inside The Mind Of A Hacker
  • Secure Programming
  • Network Engineering Fundamentals
  • Professional Practices And Entrepreneurship In Information Technology
  • Project Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 14 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent).
CRICOS code: 104801B

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38057 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 44400 AUD for the full programme during 14 months.
  • National

    38057 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 44400 AUD for the full programme during 14 months.

The total estimated cost of the degree will be $44,400 – 59,200

Funding

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