Graduate Diploma of Cybersecurity
Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning
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A$38600 (annual for 2023)*
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Course information in detail
- Course detail, course structure and units of study.
International students in Australia who hold student visas are required to study full-time and on campus. Courses that are taught entirely online are only available to international students studying outside Australia or those in Australia who are not on a student visa. Online courses are not available to international students in Australia who hold a student visa.
To qualify for the Graduate Diploma of Cybersecurity, students must complete 11 units (150 credit points) as follows:
- Nine (9) core units (125 credit points)
- One (1) core option unit (12.5 credit points)
- One (1) Elective unit (12.5 credit points)
The Graduate Diploma of Cybersecurity consists of a total of 11 units (150 credit points in total). Units normally carry 12.5 credit points (cps.). In a year, eight (8) units normally constitute a full-time load of 100 credit points and four (4) units normally constitute a part-time load of 50 credit points. The volume of learning of the Graduate Diploma of Cybersecurity is typically one and a half (1.5) years.
The maximum level of credit that can be granted for the Graduate Diploma of Cybersecurity is 75 credit points (normally six units)
Units of study
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Careers and graduate outcomes
- Career opportunities and course aims and objectives.
• Cybersecurity Analyst
• Security Systems Manager
• Cybersecurity Coordinator/ Operations/Project Manager
• Security System Developer
• Security Solution Sales
• Network/Cybersecurity Engineer/Architect
• Security Solutions Sales
Aims and objectives
On successful completion of this Course students will be able to :
|CLO1||Demonstrate a coherent understanding of the concepts and practices within the field of cybersecurity, and to apply this as an effective member of diverse teams in a professional context|
|CLO2||Identify cybersecurity threats and apply appropriate tools and techniques to classify and mitigate those threats|
|CLO3||Analyse unfamiliar cybersecurity scenarios, evaluate the existing knowledge base, and propose novel solutions|
|CLO4||Apply relevant knowledge and skills to implement Cybersecurity projects with industry relevance|
|CLO5||Communicate information proficiently to technical and non-technical audiences, including industry practitioners|
|CLO6||Reflect on, and take responsibility for their own learning, manage their own time and processes effectively by regularly reviewing personal performance as a means of managing continuing professional development|
|CLO7||Apply knowledge of research principles and methods to solve diverse cybersecurity problems and scenarios|
Course fees and requirements
- Fees and entry requirements.
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