Graduate Certificate of Cyber Security Governance and Risk Management

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  • Awarded by

    RMIT Online

  • Qualification

    Graduate Certificate

  • Study Mode

    Online

  • Payment Options

    FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment

  • Duration

    12 months part-time or nine months full-time

  • Start Date

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  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    ICT Security Administrator | Security Risk Analyst | Risk Analyst | Cyber Security Officer | View all

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  • In a Nutshell

    Accelerate your career and gain sought-after skills for the digital world in this online Graduate Certificate of Cyber Security Governance and Risk Management course from RMIT Online.

    Designed for working professionals with some exposure to cyber security, this qualification provides the skills, knowledge and insights required to successfully design and apply governance and compliance frameworks to cyber security risks and incidents. This is a growing field with high demand for skilled professionals, and this graduate certificate will help you stand out and work effectively.

    This graduate certificate is comprised of four courses - 3 core and 1 elective. Outlined in the Subject section of this course summary of enquire about a course brochure for more info.

    With a focus on real-world learning, this qualification ensures you graduate with the skills and practical experience employers are looking for. You may choose to take on the challenge of leading your workplace's cyber security management strategy, or seek new work in the cyber security sector. Whichever path you take, this graduate certificate prepares you to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing and exciting digital business world.

  • What You'll Need to Get In

    To be eligible to study this course, applicants must:

    • Have an Australian bachelor's degree or equivalent or a higher-level qualification in a related field from a recognised tertiary institution; AND
    • Have two years of relevant work experience.  

    Applicants who don't meet these requirements who have five years of continuous full-time work experience in business, information systems or cyber security may still be considered for this graduate certificate.

  • Subject Breakdown

    This graduate certificate is comprised of four courses:

    Core:

    • Fundamentals of cyber security
    • Cyber security governance, risk and compliance management 
    • Cyber security resilience and incident management 

    Elective — choose from either:

    • Cyber security strategy project
    • Data and privacy in the digital age
    • Digital leadership and digital delivery with Agile
    • Law and policy for emerging technologies
  • Why RMIT Online?

    Looking for a world-class education experience that you can receive from the comfort of your own home? Turn to RMIT Online! Check out their range of online degrees or upskill faster with a short course and prepare to excel your career. With RMIT Online, you’ll build real-world skills, work closely with their respected industry partners and get the knowledge to transform your career. Being RMIT accredited means you’ll be recognised by one of the most innovative and respected technology institutions in Australia.

    Studying online doesn’t mean you have to go through the learning journey solo. When you study with RMIT Online you’ll be connected with a support team and a global network of industry experts, academics and peers, who will help you every step of the way. Whether you have a technical issue, feel bogged down and need someone to talk to or struggling with an assignment - they’ve got the right people to help get you to where you want to be.

  • Where will this course take you?

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Graduate Certificate of Cyber Security Governance and Risk Management from RMIT Online. 

    This qualification will equip you with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience required to lead cyber security management in your workplace. You'll develop cyber security frameworks and governance strategies, advise on risk, and support teams to respond to incidents. You'll also learn how to work effectively with technical cyber teams across all levels of your organisations.

    After completing this qualification, you may choose to seek employment or consulting roles assisting businesses to respond to cyber risks. You may also choose to take on additional responsibilities in your current role. This graduate certificate ensures you'll be prepared for your next step.

  • Career Outcomes

    Wondering where a career in information technology could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Let's talk price

    The fee for each course is $3,120 per course.

    The total cost for this program is $12,480 (all four courses), plus a capped Student Services and Amenities Fee based on your credit point enrolment load.

    RMIT Online offers flexible payment options to help meet your needs. FEE-HELP and other support may be available. Please contact RMIT Online for more information about payment options.

    FEE-HELP

    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 $46,620 (2020-21 income year). 

    Find out more about government study loans here.

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To be eligible to study this course, applicants must:

  • Have an Australian bachelor's degree or equivalent or a higher-level qualification in a related field from a recognised tertiary institution; AND
  • Have two years of relevant work experience.  

Applicants who don't meet these requirements who have five years of continuous full-time work experience in business, information systems or cyber security may still be considered for this graduate certificate.

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