Master's Degree + Postgraduate Unit
1.5 - 2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
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The Master of Cyber Security from Deakin University is a comprehensive course that prepares students to become expert cyber security professionals.
Cyber security is one of the most pressing issues facing us now and into the future. Professionals whose job it is to protect against cyber crime and threats are highly valued in an increasingly digital world. Throughout this course, you'll cover everything from system security and digital forensics to analytics and organisational security, preparing you to take on expert security roles within business, government or law enforcement.
This course is delivered entirely online and consists of 14 core units plus two elective units. If you enter the course from a related academic or professional background, you may be eligible for credit transfer and recognition for up to 4 units.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
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.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Master of Cyber Security from Deakin University.
Graduates are prepared to pursue a range of local and international roles in professional cyber security within a business, government or law enforcement environment.
Wondering where a career in security could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
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