University of Newcastle

Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

Cyber security has become a critical need in the 21st century as users, enterprises and governments increasingly rely upon networked applications for assessing information and making critical business decisions. This program is designed to provide a pathway for information technology professionals seeking to commence or further progress their careers in the cyber security domain. In this program, students develop a comprehensive understanding of network security, system security and security theory.


The Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security consists of 40 units, of which 20 units are core courses and 20 units are directed courses.


  • Data Security
  • System and Network Security
  • Systems and Network Administration
  • Security Attacks: Analysis and Mitigation Strategies.

Standard entry requirements

Bachelor degree (or higher) from a relevant discipline. Related fields of study include: computer science, software engineering, computer systems and information technology.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Callaghan Domestic: $15,325
  • Part-time : 0.5 years
Online Domestic: $15,325
  • Online/Off-campus : 0.5 years

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