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Overview

The Master of Cyber Security is a postgraduate award offered by the School of Engineering and Information Technology. It is designed for postgraduate scholars and professional managers with appropriate undergraduate qualifications in IT, computer science, electrical computer or systems engineering or a related discipline and/or extensive relevant professional experience who wish to gain a more detailed understanding of the technical skills and expertise relevant to the technical implementation and leadership of the cyber security function.

This coursework masters degree is designed to meet the demand for technical experts who can implement and lead the technical cyber security function in government, industry, law enforcement and Defence. It provides principles gathered from information systems, systems engineering, computer science, network security, and defence to enhance a career as a cyber security specialist.

Campus

Canberra

Study Level

Postgraduate

Typical duration

1 Years

Delivery Mode

Distance

Intake Period

Semester 1, Semester 2

Academic Calendar

UNSW Canberra Calendar

Minimum Units of Credit

48

Award type

Masters (Coursework)

Award(s)

Master of Cyber Security - MCyberSec

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Program Structure

Students must complete 48 UOC as a standalone program.

1. Core courses - 24 UOC
2. Prescribed elective courses - 24 UOC

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Recognition of Achievement

Award with Excellence

Program Fees

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