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.

Every international student application is considered for a scholarship
Whether you’re living in Australia or overseas, you’re automatically considered for a scholarship of up to 30% off your course fees. Please check our updated entry requirements.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

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

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3 Year/s


VTAC codes

  • 3400212651 (CSP)
  • 3400212653 (IFP)




A$38160 (annual for 2023)*

The indicative course fees shown in Course Search apply to international students for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student's study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.

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.