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Build the in-demand skills needed to protect people, organisations and businesses safe from cyber threats and attacks with this Graduate Certificate of Cyber Security course from Deakin University.
In a digital and connected world, cyber attacks are common - but can have grave consequences. Cyber security professionals are in high employment demand, and this practical, industry-focused course can help you build the skills, abilities and experience required to identify, confront and mitigate online security challenges.
In this course, you'll learn how to identify key cyber security issues and confront cyber security challenges. You'll build knowledge in areas including system security and digital forensics, analytics, organisational security and human issues.
This qualification will equip you with much-needed skills to apply in professional security roles anywhere around the world. If you're interested in playing a part to secure our digital future, this qualification is your first step towards a rewarding, dynamic and exciting new global career.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
English language proficiently requirements also apply.
In this security course, the subjects you may study include:
As a student of Deakin, you’ll get support every step of the way along your learning journey!
They’ve got a range of on-campus facilities and online features to help ease the pressure of study, including on-campus childcare services, a medical centre with qualified nurses and doctors, free and confidential counselling (face-to-face or via phone) and more.
Deakin also offer advisers and resources to help develop your academic skills. Advisers are available on campus and online to help guide you in your research, assignment and study practices.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Graduate Certificate of Cyber Security from Deakin University.
This qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to seek employment in a range of roles in the cyber security sector, both within Australia and overseas. Upon successful completion of this qualification, you may choose to seek work as a risk analyst, cyber security analyst, network manager or database coordinator in a broad range of businesses and organisations.
Wondering where a career in security could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
The estimated cost for this course is $13,600.
Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan to cover all or part of your fees. Deakin University also offers scholarships to successful applicants.
Enquire now to find a payment option that works for you!
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 $45,881 (2019-20 income year).
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