Deakin University

Graduate Certificate of Cyber Security

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

In today’s digital world, cyber-attacks are becoming everyday occurrences. Cyber security professionals are employed to protect organisations in all sectors from cyber-attacks and are in high demand. This course can prepare you for a successful security career anywhere in the cyber world. Throughout the Graduate Certificate of Cyber Security, you will learn how to confront cyber security challenges and understand what the key issues are. You will focus on a range of studies, and gain knowledge about system security and digital forensics, analytics, organisational security and human aspects. This course gives you the cyber security skills that are crucial to the success of our digital future. And, once you graduate, you’ll have the knowledge and talent to take on an expert security role within business, government or law enforcement.

Structure

To complete the Graduate Certificate of Cyber Security, students must attain 4 credit points over one year part-time.

Subjects

  • Cyber security

Standard entry requirements

  • To be eligible for entry, applicants must have: Bachelor degree in a related discipline, OR
  • Bachelor degree in any discipline AND two years relevant work experience, OR
  • Graduate Certificate of Information Technology or equivalent, OR
  • Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent.Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement.

Study pathways

After successfully completing your graduate certificate, you can continue your study by using the credit points that you have earned to enter the Master of Cyber Security.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) Yes
  • Part-time : 1 year
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year
Geelong Waurn Ponds Yes
  • Part-time : 1 year

Further information

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS - Please note that due to Australian Government regulations, student visas to enter Australia cannot be issued to students who enrol in Deakin's Cloud Campus.

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