Master of Cyber Security [Online] (MCyberSecurity[Online])

Program Code

Program Faculty
Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Academic Year

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The Master of Cyber Security [Online] will provide graduates with the knowledge and skills to apply Cyber Security principles and understand relevant governance, legal and policy considerations. With a 6-unit research based project, the program provides opportunity for deep application within a domain of the student's preference.

The Master of Cyber Security [Online] is an AQF Level 9 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 1.5 years. However, this program is only offered  part-time for a duration of 2 years.


Interruption of program: Students must apply for permission from the Faculty before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.

Academic Program Rules for Master of Cyber Security [Online]

There shall be a Master of Cyber Security [Online].

Qualification Requirements

To qualify for the degree of Master of Cyber Security [Online] the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following courses with a combined total of not less than 36 units, comprising:

  1. Core Courses to the value of 27 units
  2. Research Courses to the value of 9 units
  3. Students without a programming background are required to take COMP SCI 7210OL Foundations of Computer Science - Python A in lieu of POLIS 7024OL Political Institutions and Policy-Making

Core Courses