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Cyber Security, Master

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

The Master 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.

Course Learning Outcomes

Apply advanced technical strategies to investigate and synthesise complex concepts within authentic ICT tasks and assessments.

Apply communication skills to demonstrate innovative methods, solutions and contributions in addressing cyber security focused issues.

Reflect critically on a complex body of cyber security focused knowledge, research principles and methods to demonstrate mastery of professional practice.

Use high level self-management skills to initiate, plan and execute a complex cyber security research paper or professional project.

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

Accreditation

  • Accredited by the Australian Computer Society

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cyber Security 
  • Networking Technologies 
  • Network Security 
  • Scripting Languages 
  • Ethical Hacking and Defence 
  • Digital Forensics 
  • Data Analysis and Visualisation 
  • Principles of Project Management 
  • Information Warfare 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity 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: 083335A

  • 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

    31800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31800 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    22350 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22350 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Joondalup

  • 1400 - 2500 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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