Cyber Security, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language
University rank #247 (QS) ,
The Master of Cyber Security will provide you with the range of skills required for an increasingly connected world, where security of information is critical.

About

The program aims to equip you with the mathematical, technical and business tools to secure an organisation’s information systems.

Cyber security is a vital responsibility for organisations of all sizes and in today’s networked world it is more important than ever.

From the latest internet worm to identity theft, danger is no more than a click away.

You will learn about local area network (LAN) security, cryptography, the Advanced Encryption Standard, RSA, smartcards, biometrics, ethical hacking and information systems risk management.

This program includes opportunities for cyber security internships with industry organisations, both large and small.

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Case Studies in Information Security
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Introduction to Information Security
  • Web Servers and Web Technology
  • Coding for Reliable Communications
  • Information Systems Risk Management
  • Information Theory for Secure Communications

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    192 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

    176

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

You must have successfully completed:

An Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) with a GPA 2.0 (out of 4.0) with award title including: Computer, IT, Software, Electrical, Electronics, Communications, Mathematics, Physics

OR

An Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification), with a GPA between 1.5 and 2.0 (out of 4.0) in a scientific/engineering/technical field with evidence of at least three years' work experience in the field of IT/Information Security

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    31680 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31680 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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