Graduate Diploma of Cyber Security

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

The Graduate Diploma in Cyber Security is aimed at graduates with a Computing background and provides a detailed coverage of the key concepts and challenges in data and resource protection and computer software security. The course focuses on both the high level (e.g. cryptography theory and data access policy development and security program management) and low level practical (e.g. computer forensics, network intrusion detection and incident handling) aspects of information security.

Designed for

Graduates with a computing background


This course is made up of 200 credit points, 6 core units and a choice of optional units to the value of 50 CPTS.


  • Cyber security

Standard entry requirements

Specifically, applicants require a bachelor degree in the discipline of computing, or equivalent, from a recognised tertiary educational institution.


Graduates may be eligible to apply for membership of the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Study pathways

Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bentley - main campus Domestic: $26,700
International: $32,000
No information available No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Further information

Curtin Course Code: GD-CYBSEC

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