The Master of Cyber Security is a program that enables students to acquire an advanced level of knowledge and skills, including project experience in Cyber Security. The program will provide students with skills in Cyber Security and broaden this knowledge into contemporary domains including data mining, big data analytics, web and cloud security, Internet of Things, Financial Technology, and digital forensics. The capstone project provides students with skills comparable to industry practice.

Course Fee:

Australian: $44,640
International: $56,480

Entry Requirements:

3-year bachelor degree, or equivalent qualification, from a recognised university. English Language Proficiency requirements for Category 2.


The Master of Cyber Security consists of 16 units and has the following structure: six foundation core courses, each of one unit; four advanced core courses, each of one unit; four advanced specialisation courses, each of one unit; and one capstone project course of two units.

Subjects you can Study:

Business Application; Governance Risk and Compliance; Technical.

Study Pathways:

As the Master Cyber Security is a graduate conversion program, credits approved in the program do not automatically apply to other postgraduate programs offered by USQ. Up to a total of 8 credits may be granted for the 16-unit Master of Cyber Security. Credits may be granted on the basis of completed equivalent postgraduate study from a recognised university


USQ is currently seeking accreditation for this degree with the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Security System Technician,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Toowoomba No info No Part time 4 years
Toowoomba No info No Full time 2 years
Springfield No info No Part time 4 years
Springfield No info No Full time 2 years
Springfield No info No Online

Why study with us

Redefining flexible and online study, we are determined to prepare you for today’s competitive workforce. We make it easier for you to fit study into your life and will support you through the challenges that life and study bring. 

Study options

Studying on-campus at one of our three locations (Toowoomba, Springfield and Ipswich) is a rewarding way to undertake a university degree in an innovative and friendly environment. Or, you can join more than 70 per cent of our students who choose to study online with us. There is also the option to fast-track most degrees by studying over summer.

We offer degrees in:

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  • Law and Justice
  • Sciences. 

If you’re looking to gain the skills and confidence to prepare for university study, look no further than one of our pathway programs.  

Make this year the start of something great with Queensland’s number one university for graduates in full-time employment*. With the option to study online or on campus, full-time or part-time, we’re ready to help you on your path to become more. 

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