University of Newcastle

Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security

University of Newcastle

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

There is a significant shortage of cyber security skills and expertise throughout the world. This program is designed to provide knowledge in cyber security to computing and IT graduates and professionals positioning them as cyber security experts.This program involves the study of cyber security threats and attacks and provides students with a working knowledge of important security standards, techniques to exploit the current systems and networks, and technical depth in terms of expertise in the design of secure systems and their application to real-world problems in different industry sectors.


This program consists of 40 units: 20 units of core courses and 20 units of 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
Newcastle City Precinct Domestic: $16,180
International: $21,545
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 1 year
Online Domestic: $16,180
International: $21,545
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

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