Diploma of Cybersecurity

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Torrens University Australia
  • Awarded by

    Torrens University Australia

  • Qualification


  • Study Mode

    On campus

  • Payment Options

    FEE-HELP may be availablePayment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

  • Start Date

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  • Location

    NSW | VIC | QLD | SA | Online

  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Network Security Administrator | Systems Security Designer | Cyber Security Officer | Network Security Engineer | View all

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  • In a Nutshell

    Start your career with a Diploma of Cybersecurity awarded by Torrens University Australia. No experience is needed.

    The course will teach fundamental IT skills, with subjects including programming, data and networking, cloud computing, software engineering and most importantly cybersecurity principles. Our human-centric design focus makes this course unique and, upon graduating, you'll possess the ability to apply cybersecurity principles towards developing ICT solutions that consider ethical and social responsibilities. Designed, developed and delivered by industry practitioners and academics, it is structured to meet the Australian Computer Society's Core Body of Knowledge (CBOK) and Cybersecurity Body of Knowledge (CyBOK).

    Master industry-leading software

    Develop your ethical hacking skills on corporate servers including Kali Linux, Linux and Ubuntu.

    Guaranteed pathway entry

    Successful completion will guarantee entry into our Bachelor of Cybersecurity.

  • What You'll Need to Get In

    To be eligible for this course, students need to have:

    • Completed Year 12 (Australian secondary school certificate) or equivalent, OR
    • Successful completion of a Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4), or above, OR
    • Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification, OR
    • Work life experience demonstrating the ability to undertake study at the required level.
  • Subject Breakdown

    While completing this Diploma of Cybersecurity qualification from Torrens University Australia, you will cover the following subjects:

    Core subjects

    • Computer Architecture and Operating Systems
    • Foundations of Information Systems
    • Introduction to Programming
    • Data and Networking
    • Cybersecurity Principles
    • Introduction to Software Engineering
    • Introduction to Cloud Computing
    • User Experience Design
  • Why Torrens University Australia?

    Torrens University Australia is part of a network of passionate educators who believe in the transformative power of education to change individual lives, society and the world, for the better.

    Their fresh approach to learning and strong industry connections has seen us become the fastest-growing university in Australia. They offer undergraduate and postgraduate programs across a wide range of academic disciplines including IT, Design, Business, Health and Hospitality, all delivered online and on-campus nationwide.

    You’ll benefit from the dedicated support of Course Advisors and Success Coaches, who can help you navigate your career dreams and study goals.

    And, with all your course materials online, and the option to study full or part-time, on-campus, online, or a blend of both it's all about flexibility.

  • Where will this course take you?

    On completion of this course, you will gain a nationally recognised Diploma of Cybersecurity qualification from Torrens University Australia. This qualification means that you have all the skills and knowledge as well as confidence to engage in a spectrum of entry-level cyber and network security roles across many different sectors.

  • Career Outcomes

  • Let's talk price

    Total cost for this course is $28,280.

    Eligible Australian students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the Australian tax system based on income.



    You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

    This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

    Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $48,361 (2022-23 income year). 

    Find out more about government study loans here.

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