24 months
37440 AUD/year
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The Master of Cyber Security at RMIT University will provide you with the range of skills required for an increasingly connected world, where security of information is critical.   

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This Master of Cyber Security at RMIT University aims to equip you with the mathematical, technical and business tools to secure an organisation’s information systems. 

Secure systems and networks are a vital responsibility for organisations of all sizes and in our increasingly connected 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 course includes opportunities for cyber security internships with industry organisations, both large and small.


Some of the cyber security roles undertaken by RMIT graduates, in both government and private organisations, include:

  • penetration testers
  • IT risk analysts
  • security managers
  • forensic analysts
  • security auditors
  • network security engineers

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Case Studies in Information Security
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Programming Fundamentals 
  • IT Infrastructure and Security  
  • Cryptography for Cyber Security

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS number: 055526D   

  • An Australian bachelor degree in computing, or IT, or software, or electrical, or electronics, or communications, or mathematics, or physics with a GPA of at least 2.0 out of 4.0, or equivalent or 
  • An Australian bachelor degree in a scientific/engineering/technical field with a GPA of at least 1.5 out of 4.0 or equivalent, with evidence of at least three years’ current, relevant work experience in the field of IT/ information security.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37440 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37440 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • Domestic students: Commonwealth supported places  

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

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



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