Master of Networking and Security
Course summary for current students
|Award granted||Master of Networking and Security|
|Duration||1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|CRICOS course code||073320B|
|Deakin course code||S781|
Note: Offered to continuing students only.
Continuing students should contact their course advisor for further information.
Further course structure information can be found in the handbook archive.
The Master of Networking and Security is an interdisciplinary course that covers network computing, information systems, cryptography, ubiquitous computing, digital forensics and law.
This course will provide you with the advanced skills needed to successfully design, maintain and manage network infrastructure and applications; to effectively secure the infrastructure, information systems and assets; and to investigate any network and information security breaches through digital forensic techniques.
By undertaking postgraduate study in two related fields that are widely recognised as critical to the successful provision of IT infrastructure, you will be able to effectively support the achievement of strategic business goals.
Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.
|Graduate Certificate of Information Technology (S578)|
|Graduate Diploma of Information Technology (S678)|
Students must have access to a suitable computer and a network connection. Information about hardware and software requirements may be obtained from the School of Information Technology's website www.deakin.edu.au/sebe/it or by telephone 03 9244 6699.
Fees and charges
All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students
Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the units you study. Please refer to the Pre 2016 Unit Fee Cost in the Unit Search.
2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students
Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the course you study. The following rates apply:
|Commonwealth Supported Place (indicative)*||Domestic Fee Paying||International Fee Paying|
|Not applicable||Not applicable||Not applicable|
The rates shown are based on 1 Equivalent Full Time Study Load (EFTSL) or 8 credit points. If your study load for the year is less than or more than 1 EFTSL your fees will be adjusted accordingly. Each unit you study has an EFTSL value. You can multiple the course price by the EFSTL value of all units you are enrolled in to determine the unit price.
* The Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) course rates shown are indicative course fees. CSP fees are indicative because they are calculated based on your unit selection. They should be used as a guide only. The 2016 CSP course fees may change if the Commonwealth Government's proposed fee deregulation and reforms legislation is passed.
The course comprises 12 credit points which can be completed on a full-time basis over three trimesters or part-time equivalent.
Students are required to successfully complete the following units:
|SIT701||Enterprise Network Construction|
|SIT737||Service Oriented Architectures and Technologies|
|SIT704||Advanced Topics in Digital Security|
|SIT703||Advanced Digital Forensics|
|SIT784||Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing *|
|SIT735||Communications Network Security|
plus one IT general elective unit
|SIT751||Java Network Programming ^|
|MLC771||Law for Managers|
plus one IT general elective unit
* not available in 2015 (replace with SIT706 Cloud Computing Technologies)
^ not available as of 2015