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La Trobe University

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Online Master of Cybersecurity

  • Masters (Coursework)

Take your next step. Become a cybersecurity expert.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
24 months full-time
Study Mode
Domestic Fees
$62,400 total

Study locations


What you will learn

Course outcomes

When you graduate from La Trobe's online Master of Cybersecurity, you're ready for roles in this rapidly growing sector with the advanced skills, knowledge, and hands-on experience in:

  • Cybersecurity fundamentals Explore the aims, methods and outcomes of cybersecurity practice.
  • Ethical hacking and defence Learn techniques for evaluating the security of network configurations and defending against network-based threats.
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning Learn artificial intelligence-based cyber resilience and attack detection as well as deep learning-based cyber analytics.
  • Cyber governance and risk management Learn the frameworks for cybersecurity governance based on an understanding of business strategy and risk appetite.
  • Secure programming Learn a procedural language. Identify and analyse common coding practices that can avoid security vulnerabilities.

Career pathways

Career outlook: jump into a rapid-growth sector

The demand for cyber professionals is expected to grow 8 per cent annually through 2024, and revenue has grown by AU$800 million since 2017.

Graduate outcomes

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