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Cyber Security, Postgraduate Certificate

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    Application Deadline
  • 6 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) Joondalup, Australia| Online
This Graduate Certificate of Cyber Security offered at Edith Cowan University coursework degree is designed to meet the demand for cyber security professionals in government, law enforcement, and industry.
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Overview

The Graduate Certificate of Cyber Security offered at Edith Cowan University course engages with, and provides a pathway for, information technology professionals seeking to commence or further progress their careers in the cyber security domain. It is also relevant to those seeking to enter the IT profession who have no previous experience in the cyber discipline. The course provides flexibility in terms of unit choice for those wishing to further their knowledge in a particular discipline of cyber security.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Apply independent judgement when analysing various ICT based problems to develop innovative solutions.
  • Communicate specialised knowledge, concepts and skills to a variety of audiences within the cyber security discipline.
  • Demonstrate management skills by planning, implementing, evaluating and communicating technical solutions within the cyber security focused discipline.

Employment opportunities

This course prepares students for careers in the field of cyber security, including areas such as network security, computer forensics, network forensics, security assessment, information warfare and cyber security management.

Possible future job titles

Cyber Security Analyst, Cyber Security Officer, Technical IT Security Officer, Network Security Engineer, Digital Forensic Practitioner (Acquisition and Analysis), Information Security Auditor, Information Security Analyst, Security Consultant, Software Auditor, Systems Administrator (Security), Information Security Officer, Penetration Tester, Computer Forensics Investigator, Computer Forensic examiner, Computer Forensic Analyst, Network Security Investigator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cyber Security 
  • Networking Technologies 
  • Network Security 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 6 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      part time option is available only for domestic students

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    84

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  • Minimum required score:

    573

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General Requirements

CRICOS code: 078329G

  • If you've successfully completed units at an Australian, Canadian, American or UK university provider, you may meet English competency standards. Submit your academic transcript for assessment.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15900 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15900 AUD per year and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    11200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11200 AUD per year and a duration of 6 months.
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Living costs for Joondalup

  • 1400 - 2500 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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