Cyber Security

Edith Cowan University

Postgraduate Certificate
6 months
17050 AUD/year
11950 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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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.


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 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

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

    17050 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17050 AUD per year and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    11950 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11950 AUD per year and a duration of 6 months.


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