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Master of Cybersecurity Management

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Course guide

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate

  • Duration

    1.5 years full time or equivalent part time

  • Units

    11

  • Start Date

    Mar, Jul, Nov

Overview of the course

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Master of Cybersecurity Management

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If you want to step up to a new level of expertise in cybersecurity, this non-technical course will set you on the right path. As an expert in cybersecurity management, you will help organisations to navigate the threats of cyberattack in the digital world.

One of the only courses in Australia with a focus on cybersecurity in an operational context, the Master of Cybersecurity Management produces graduates who stand out from the crowd. You will hone your leadership skills and technical expertise to manage risk and implement mitigation strategies to ensure the security of networked enterprises.

The course covers the technical impacts of cyber crime, as well as all the social, ethical, legal issues and governance frameworks involved. You will gain an industry perspective and insights into real world cases.

Students may exit this course at a Graduate Certificate level if they choose.

What are the entry criteria?

A recognised bachelor degree as well as three years of managerial work experience.

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A Graduate Certificate of Cybersecurity Management

If you are applying as an international student, please view the English Language Requirements.

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  • Career opportunities
  • What you will learn
  • Security Advisor

    Provide security insight and advice in private or public organisations.

  • Information Security Specialist

    Analyse existing security procedures and suggest changes for increased efficiency and security.

  • Cybersecurity Lead

    Ensure that all work completed in IT are assessed in terms of vulnerabilities and exposure to attack.

  • ICT Manager

    Coordinate computer and telecommunication systems within organisations.

  • Cybersecurity in Organisations

    Examine the cybersecurity in an organisational context

  • Cybersecurity issues

    Examine social, technical, legal and ethical issues in the exploitation of technology

  • Research

    Review and evaluate emerging topics with cybersecurity management

  • Communication

    Communicate proficiently to a number of audiences to be an effective leader

  • Risk management

    Apply management concepts to manage risks and mitigation strategies

  • Problem Solving

    Examine unfamiliar cybersecurity scenarios and propose innovative solutions

Course Units

  • How to Think Like a Hacker: An Anatomy of Cyber Attacks (CYB60001)
  • Cybersecurity Operations Management (CYB60002)
  • Cybersecurity Law, Policy and Ethics (CYB60003)
  • Networks and Cybersecurity Frameworks (CYB60004)
  • Cyber Risk: Data Management (CYB70002)
  • Cyber Forensics (CYB70003)
  • Cyber Crime (CYB70004)
  • Managing Crisis Communications (CYB70005)
  • Cybersecurity: The People and Organisation (CYB80004)
  • Applied Cybersecurity (CYB80005)
  • Cybersecurity Project (CYB80006)
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"It will not only be useful in boosting my career prospects, but the skills learned are also useful in my day-to-day life."

Wade, Master of Cybersecurity Management

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How online study works

  • Support with choosing the right course for your career goals

  • One-to-one contact with dedicated tutors to guide your learning

  • A team of Student Advisors for support, 7 days a week across extended hours

  • You'll graduate with the exact same degree as an on-campus student

Your study journey

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Everyone has questions from time to time. So whether you need help with an assignment or have a technical issue, there’s always someone you can talk to.

We know your day doesn’t always begin at 9am and finish at 5pm, so we’ve extended our support hours to ensure you can get the answers you need when you want them. Our dedicated team of tutors and support staff are on-call to help you, seven days a week.

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