Cyberspace has profoundly transformed the way we live and do business. We are increasingly relying upon networked applications for assessing information and making critical business decisions, so it is critical for individuals, enterprises and governments to be able to secure cyberspace from attacks to allow them to effectively conduct their business.
There is currently a considerable shortage of cyber security skill and expertise globally.
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The University of Newcastle’s Master of Cyber Security has been designed to provide you with quality training which will enable you to become a cyber security professional. You will gain extensive knowledge in cyber systems and infrastructures, their applications and legal aspects of cyber security which will provide you with the skills to address severe skill shortages in these areas globally.
By undertaking a hands on project spanning over two semesters you will have the opportunity to work with industry partners and gain highly valuable skills for your career.
Key study areas include:
Upon graduation, this program will allow you to harness your expertise in cyber security to work in a variety of industry sectors. Courses to support your drive and direction include:
The Master of Cyber Security is a 160 unit postgraduate qualification.
*Related fields: computer science, software engineering, computer systems and information technology.
Minimum English language proficiency requirements
AUD41,225 (indicative annual fee)
Indicative annual fees are based on a full year full time load (80 units)