Bachelor of Cybersecurity From La Trobe University

Program Overview

More than ever, corporations and governments are searching for qualified cybersecurity professionals who can defend and protect against malicious online threats and cybercrime. With a job growth rate more than three times the national average*, there’s never been a better time to join this in-demand field.

La Trobe's Bachelor of Cybersecurity offers you the opportunity to step into the rapidly evolving digital world of cybersecurity.You'll build a highly specialised technical skillset as you learn about the history of hacking, build your coding expertise, and access industry-based projects and mentoring opportunities with major corporations.



  Course Duration

36 Months

  Tuition Fee

AU$ 37,200




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  • Academic Integrity Module
  • Wominjeka La Trobe: Indigenous Cultural Literacy For Higher Education
  • Cybersecurity In Practice
  • Data-Based Critical Thinking
  • Inside Information Technology
  • Introduction To Cybersecurity
  • Programming Environment
  • Cyber Law And Policy
  • Data Security And Information Assurance
  • Human Factors In Cybersecurity

Subject prerequisites

  • Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.

English language requirement

  • 6.0 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.

The cost of studying at La Trobe University varies largely depending on the type of university and the degree chosen. More often than not, humanities, arts, and education courses are less expensive than degrees in medical, engineering, or management. Furthermore, students who choose to study at the postgraduate level typically pay higher tuition fees, which again vary depending on the programme chosen. Most universities provide scholarships or financial aid to students in order to help them offset their tuition costs. Students should be aware that additional course fees and incidental expenses may not be included in tuition. On average, international students can expect to pay A$ 37,200 annually, to study in La Trobe University.

Possible roles include:

  • Ethical hacker
  • Cryptographer/cryptanalyst
  • Security architect
  • Cybersecurity policy adviser
  • Software developer


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