The Master of Cyber Security (Professional) is designed to extend the specialised cyber security skills obtained in the Master of Cyber Security by providing students with the opportunity to undertake a period of industry-based learning or a research project under the supervision of our internationally-recognised research staff.
The course is designed to prepare you for a variety of security roles within business, government and law enforcement by combining technical studies in system security, digital forensics and analytics with organisational security, governance and policy. A serious challenge facing our 21st century digital life is how to deal with the dramatic increase in the number and severity cyber attacks which cause great loss and sufferings to society, governments, companies and individual’s prosperity and reputations. The issue of dealing with cyber attacks is integral to a wide variety of organisations, across all levels of society in the context of technology, law and ethics. Having professionals with cyber security skills is crucial for the ongoing success of our digital future.
The course is ideally suited to those who have completed an undergraduate degree in a similar discipline, in the field of information technology or computing.
Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.