Cyber security isn’t just about protecting credit card numbers. Our undergraduate and postgraduate network security and cyber security courses equip graduates with the skills to protect the ongoing prosperity and health of our society. Everything from business, politics, democracy and the economy, is reliant on safe and secure networks.

You’ll learn the fundamentals of encryption systems, access control, the complex make-up of the internet and the psychology behind malicious hackers. Plus, your cyber security degree will give you real-world skills to analyse and deal with threats.

Cyber security is part of the fabric of modern society. Discover how cyber security skills will help you play a part in protecting the world. Browse our courses to find detailed course information, application dates, entry requirements, fees, subjects, ATAR calculator and more. 

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IT Capstone Project: VisCrime

IT Capstone Project: VisCrime

Get industry recognition in Computer Science.

While showcasing his web app, VisCrime at the IT Capstone project exhibition, Ming Sheng Quah attracted the attention of Motorola. 

The Swinburne Advantage

An undergraduate degree must be about more than just knowledge – it’s also job readiness, professional experience and access to further opportunities. 

We partner with leading Australian and global organisations to offer students authentic workplace experiences. Our degrees can include placements, internships, industry-linked projects, study tours and more. This is your chance to work on real-life projects, solve day-to-day challenges in your field and gain the professional skills that put knowledge into practice. You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence, knowing you have what it takes to land a job by graduation or even before. 

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    Swinburne guarantees real industry experience in all our bachelor degrees in the form of placements, internships or industry-linked projects. Find out more about Swinburne's Work Integrated Learning (WIL) programs.