Deakin University

Master of Cyber Security (Professional)

Deakin University

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

In an increasingly digital world, a serious challenge facing organisations is how to deal with the dramatic increase and severity of cyber attacks. Professionals with cyber security skills are crucial for the ongoing success of our digital future.The Master of Cyber Security (Professional) prepares you to meet this demand, equipping you with the skills to tackle cyber security challenges from both a technical and organisational perspective.The Master of Cyber Security (Professional) extends the specialised cyber security skills obtained in the Master of Cyber Security by providing you with opportunities to gain practical experience. You can choose to undertake a period of industry-based learning or a research project under the supervision of our internationally recognised research staff.


16 credit points


  • Cyber security

Standard entry requirements

To be eligible for entry, applicants must have: Attainment of 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. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.

Study pathways

Alternative exits at: Graduate Certificate of Cyber Security, Graduate Diploma of Cyber Security, Master of Cyber Security

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) Yes
  • Online/Off-campus : 2 years
Geelong Waurn Ponds Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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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