Bachelor of Cyber Security

Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

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Be prepared to fight online crime and protect networks from cyber-attacks with a Bachelor of Cyber Security. As the rate of cybercrime increases, so does the demand for qualified cyber security professionals who can mitigate online threats.

Learn the fundamentals of cyber security, including encryption systems, access control and how network architecture and the internet is used to defend online information. Get into the minds of malicious hackers and cyber-criminals to understand their motivations so you can learn their tricks and how to defeat them.

The need for security in our digital world is growing as safe networks become more essential across a range of industries – from defence to media, health, business and more. Get hands-on learning and build in-demand skills for a well-paid and rewarding career.

Our Work Integrated Learning program bolsters your CV with real industry experience such as placements, internships and industry-linked projects. In this course, you’ll undertake six projects – one per semester – and each will build on the last.

Upon graduation, you’ll be ready to apply for cybersecurity roles such as security consultant, information security analyst, network or systems administrator, and cybersecurity penetration tester.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 27 February 2023
  • Semester 2 - 31 July 2023

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3 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Full-time, Part-time

VTAC codes

  • 3400212651 (CSP)
  • 3400212653 (IFP)