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ONLINE DEGREE

Cyber Security

Gain industry-specific skills and the technical knowledge required to counter cyber security threats faced by businesses today.

Cyber security professionals are in high demand

In an increasingly digital world, the looming threat of cyber-attacks are more real than ever. Businesses need experts who can protect data, systems and digital services used daily. These postgraduate degrees will give you the skills to understand cyber issues and identify, diagnose and resolve these challenges – skills that are crucial to the success of our digital future.

Studying Cyber Security will prepare you for a successful career in roles such as cyber security analyst, cryptographer, security system developer or programmer, information security auditor or IT security engineer.

Which degree is right for you?

Graduate Certificate

This course provides postgraduate insight into cyber security and the skills required to identify, analyse and manage cyber security challenges.
Duration
6 months
Price
$13,140 AUD (Total tuition fee)
$3,285 AUD (Price per program)
Overview
4 programs

What do I need to apply?

You can enrol in these internationally-recognised postgraduate qualifications if you have already completed an undergraduate degree or have other evidence of equivalent academic capability.

For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection Policy visit The Guide.

You may be eligible for an exemption from some credits. This might apply if you already have a recognised undergraduate degree, or significant relevant professional experience. If not, you’ll be required to finish four programs – the equivalent of six months of full-time study – to complete this degree.

Find out more about Credit for Prior Learning.

Deakin Scholarships 

Deakin offers a range of scholarships. If you’ve got something special to offer Deakin – or you just need the financial help to get you here – we may have a scholarship opportunity for you. Search or browse through our scholarships.

Graduate Diploma

Expand your knowledge of cyber security and build your capacity to investigate, mitigate and combat cybercrime.
Duration
1 year
Price
$26,280 AUD (Total tuition fee)
$3,285 AUD (Price per program)
Overview
8 programs

What do I need to apply?

You can enrol in these internationally-recognised postgraduate qualifications if you have already completed an undergraduate degree or have other evidence of equivalent academic capability.

If you don’t have such a degree or other relevant work experience, you’ll need to complete 16 programs to complete this degree. This is equivalent to two years of full-time study.

You may be eligible for an exemption from some credits. This might apply if you already have a recognised undergraduate degree, or significant relevant professional experience. If not, you’ll be required to finish eight programs – the equivalent of 12 months of full-time study – to complete this degree.

Deakin Scholarships 

Deakin offers a range of scholarships. If you’ve got something special to offer Deakin – or you just need the financial help to get you here – we may have a scholarship opportunity for you. Search or browse through our scholarships.

Masters degree

Acquire advanced skills at a postgraduate level with a Master of Cyber Security from Deakin and prepare yourself for a variety of career possibilities.
Duration
2 years
Price
$52,560 AUD (Total tuition fee)
$3,285 AUD (Price per program)
Overview
16 programs

What do I need to apply?

You can enrol in these internationally-recognised postgraduate qualifications if you have already completed an undergraduate degree or have other evidence of equivalent academic capability.

If you already have a recognised postgraduate certificate in this field, you may be exempted from up to four credits. If so, you’ll need to complete 12 programs, equivalent to 1.5 years of full-time study, to complete this degree.

If you don’t have such a degree or other relevant work experience, you’ll need to complete 16 programs to complete this degree. This is equivalent to two years of full-time study.

For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection Policy visit The Guide.

Deakin Scholarships 

Deakin offers a range of scholarships. If you’ve got something special to offer Deakin – or you just need the financial help to get you here – we may have a scholarship opportunity for you. Search or browse through our scholarships.

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