Graduate Diploma in Cyber Security (GradDipCybSec)

Program Code

GDCYS

Academic Year

2022

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

The Graduate Diploma in Cyber Security is designed to meet the demand for cyber security professionals in public, NGO, law enforcement, and commercial sectors. It provides a strong analytical framework to understand the challenges, problems and solutions of cyber security from technical and non-technical perspectives. Students will develop technical knowledge and learn to apply this through technical and organisational perspectives to provide cyber security expertise to organisations. It provides a pathway, and advanced standing, to further learning in the Master of Cyber Security.

The Graduate Diploma in Cyber Security is an AQF Level 8 program with a standard full-time duration of 1 year.

Academic Program Rules for Graduate Diploma in Cyber Security

There shall be a Graduate Diploma in Cyber Security.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the Graduate Diploma in Cyber Security the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 24 units, comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 12 units
  2. Elective courses to the value of 12 units

Unless exempted international students are required to take ELEC ENG 7057 Communication & Critical Thinking in lieu of an elective.

Graduate Diploma in Cyber Security

To satisfy the requirements for Graduate Diploma in Cyber Security students must complete courses to the value of 24 units.

Core Courses

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
COMP SCI 7210 Foundations of Computer Science A 3
COMP SCI 7211 Foundations of Computer Science B 3
COMP SCI 7328 Concepts in Cyber Security 3
MATHS 7027 Mathematical Foundations of Data Science 3