University of New England UNE

Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity

University of New England UNE

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00003G

The Australian Government has heavily invested in Australia’s national intelligence and cyber capabilities over the next 10 years, creating significant career opportunities in government, businesses and community organisations.At UNE, our specialist cybersecurity courses prepare you for immediate work in this in-demand and highly skilled field. Whether you are up-skilling from a career in IT or computer science or already work in the field and want to broaden your skills and prospects, our postgraduate courses will set you on the right path.Our Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity will give you a solid foundation, helping you to graduate with an in-depth knowledge and advanced understanding of the theoretical foundations of cybersecurity, as well as a range of technologies used in the field. You will also gain an understanding of the differences in cultural, legislative and regulatory cybersecurity and privacy frameworks in Australia and internationally.Enhance your skills as a cybersecurity professional in the essential and growing field of cyber attack identification and prevention.


24 credit points with no more than 6 credit points at 100-level and at least 18 credit points at 400/500 level.

Standard entry requirements

You can apply for this course if you have completed a Bachelor qualification (AQF Level 7 or overseas equivalent) or above in a relevant discipline.*If you are admitted on this basis, you will be eligible for admission under standard entry. Please see the Course Structure (Program of Study).* Relevant disciplines include, but are not limited to the following:- Cybersecurity- Computer Science- Data Science- Information Systems- Information Technology- Software Engineering.If you have a non-relevant Bachelor qualification (AQF Level 7 or overseas equivalent) or above you can study Cybersecurity through UNE's Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity and Computing. This qualification will also grant you access to UNE's Graduate Diploma in Cybersecurity and Master of Cybersecurity.

Study pathways

Students may be eligible for credit (advanced standing) for previously completed studies.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Campus Domestic: $13,500
International: $15,800
  • Full-time : 4 months
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 4 months
UNE Armidale (main campus) Domestic: $13,500
International: $15,800
  • Full-time : 4 months
  • Part-time : 2 years

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