Master Of Cyber Security

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Edith Cowan University Online
  • Awarded by

    Edith Cowan University Online

  • Qualification

    Master's Degree

  • Study Mode

    Online

  • Payment Options

    FEE-HELP may be availablePayment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    24 months part-time

  • Start Date

    Study intakes: Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Aug & Oct

  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Cyber Security Officer | Head of Cyber Security | Head of Cyber Defence | President Cyber Security | View all

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  • In a Nutshell

    Fight cyber crime! Become a go-to cyber security expert in the growing field of cyber security with an online Master of Cyber Security from Edith Cowan University.

    The course is designed for tech experts and cyber professionals to leap into the exciting career path of cyber security.

    Learn how to predict, identify, and mitigate cyber risk and how to respond to cyber threats and attacks informed by best practice approaches to cyber security. In addition to core topics, you can choose to specialise in one of two areas - Master of Cyber Security (Analyst) or Master of Cyber Security (Governance).

    An exciting role or your next promotion in cyber security won't be far away with the advanced ready-to-apply tech skills you'll gain from industry experts and cutting edge research.  

    ECU is the only university with an Australian Federal Government recognised Academic Centre of Cyber Security Excellence currently offering cyber security degrees.

    Delivered 100% online, you have the flexibility to complete the Master of Cyber Security while working full time.

     

  • What You'll Need to Get In

    To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

    • Bachelor degree in any discipline AND
    • Satisfy English competency standards

    Alternatively, if you don't have a Bachelors degree, but can demonstrate a minimum of five years' relevant professional experience, this may be considered for entry to the Masters degree. 

  • Subject Breakdown

    In this cyber security course, the subjects you may study include:

    CORE UNITS

    • Cyber Security
    • Networking Technologies
    • Network Security
    • Ethical Hacking and Defence
    • Digital Forensics
    • Information Warfare
    • Capstone Cyber Project (worth three units)

    You can hone your expertise in your area of interest with one of two specialisations:

    Master of Cyber Security (Analyst) 

    • Scripting Languages
    • Data Analysis and Visualisation
    • Project Management

    OR

    Master of Cyber Security (Governance) 

    • Cyberspace Law, Policy and Governance
    • Cyber Security Ethics and Principles
    • Project Management

     

  • Why Edith Cowan University Online?

    Edith Cowan University is consistently rated in the top Australian universities for student experience and teaching quality and ranked #9 in the world for quality education in 2020.

    Accessible, Flexible and Accelerated: Study anywhere, anytime with our flexible online format delivered in accelerated mode, allowing you to earn your degree and put your skills into practice sooner.

    Fully Supported: Be supported throughout your study journey by a personal Student Success Advisor and online learning community of like-minded students and friendly, accessible staff.

    Job-Ready Skills, Relevant to Industry: Gain a wide range of skills, identified and designed by industry experts, to meet the complex and evolving needs of the industry. Our accelerated program means you graduate and put your skills into practice sooner than traditional part-time study options.

    Edith Cowan University provides ongoing support to all students enrolled in online courses that encourages them to reach their potential.

  • Where will this course take you?

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Master of Cyber Security from Edith Cowan University.

    Your new qualification can open the door to a range of career paths in the field of cyber security.

     

  • Career Outcomes

    Wondering where a career in it could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Potential IT career outcomes include: Database Administrator, Systems Administrator, ICT Security Administrator, Software or Applications Programmer, ICT Support Technician, ICT Test Engineer, ICT Manager, Junior Office Support, Help Desk Officer, Assistant Software Developer.

  • Let's talk price

    The full fee for this course is $47,760.

    FEE-HELP is available for this course. Other payment options may also be available to eligible students. Enquire now to find out more!

    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 meet the following entry requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in any discipline AND
  • Satisfy English competency standards

Alternatively, if you don't have a Bachelors degree, but can demonstrate a minimum of five years' relevant professional experience, this may be considered for entry to the Masters degree. 

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