Master of Cyber Security, Strategy and Risk Management

Australian National University (ANU)

The Master of Cyber Security, Strategy and Risk Management is a 1.5 year full-time (or equivalent part-time) degree that provides students with: - Exposure to best practice in cyber security, strategy and risk management. - Cutting edge courses in areas of relevance to cyber security, strategy and risk management. - An opportunity to deepen knowledge in areas including computing and national security policy, among others. - Professional development for leaders and practitioners. - The opportunity to undertake research of professional relevance. The program will be taught in intensive blended mode with students expected to be enrolled part-time.

Entry Requirements:

A Bachelor's degree with Honours or international equivalent, with a GPA of at least 5/7 in any discipline from a recognised university or A Bachelor's degree or international equivalent with a GPA of at least 5/7 in any discipline from a recognised university plus 3 years of relevant work experience. Applicants who have completed a degree in a cognate discipline from a recognised university may be eligible to receive coursework credit towards this degree, in line with the ANU Graduate Coursework Award Rules.


72 units

Subjects you can Study:

Computing Foundations for Cyber Security; Networked Information Systems; Introduction to Data Management, Analysis and Security; Software Security; Cyber Law; Cyber-security and Cyber Crime; National Security Policymaking; Statecraft and National Security in Cyberspace Risk Analysis for Business Management; Project Risk and Issues Management; plus more

Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info No Part time 3 years
Canberra No info No Full time 1.5 years
ANU was set up in 1946 as the national research institution by the Australian Parliament to enhance the economic, social cultural and intellectual development of the nation. Part of the Group of Eight, ANU is recognised as one of Australia's leading universities for education and is the only Australian member of the International Alliance of Research Universities.

Students at ANU engage with leading minds and learn from world-class researchers, with six Nobel Prize winners and two Australian prime ministers among its staff and Alumni. With over 170 partner universities across 37 countries, students have the opportunity to make global connections by going on an exchange, undertaking an internship or participating in fieldwork.

ANU has a mix of undergraduate, postgraduate and research students, many of whom live in University residences. International students come mainly from Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Singapore and the USA, with significant numbers also coming from Europe, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Thailand.

The campus is located in the centre of the nation's capital, Canberra. Canberra is a university city and home to many national institutions. Offering a cosmopolitan lifestyle, the city has a high concentration of national museums and galleries, as well as cafes and restaurants. For the active, the capital is etched with bike paths and walking trails, and is surrounded by stunning Australian landscape. Facilities on campus include a wide range of student accommodation, modern laboratories and teaching facilities, five main libraries, medical services, sporting fields, gym, food vans and cafes.

The University provides specialised services to assist students, including a tailored orientation program, Counselling and Health Service, Academic Skills and Learning Centre, Disability Services and the Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre. There are also many student clubs and societies for a diverse range of sporting, social and other interests.

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