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Victoria University (VU)

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Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security

  • Graduate Certificate

Build on your prior grounding in information technology with skills and knowledge in the practice of cyber security. You'll learn from academic staff with a strong research record in cyber security, and industry experts with significant cyber security experience.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
0.5 year full-time
Course Code
NTCS, 105066J, 105068G
Study Mode
Online, In person
International Fees
$29,000 per year / $29,000 total

About this course

You'll learn from academic staff with a strong research record in cyber security, and industry experts with significant cyber security experience.

Guest lecturers with current experience in the cyber security industry will complement the academic staff and provide you with the latest developments in the field.

Specifically the content includes:

  • cyber security fundamentals
  • cyber security architecture
  • cyber security technologies such as digital signature, public key infrastructure, virtual private networks, firewalls, intrusion detection, data encryption
  • cloud security
  • enterprise security
  • cyber security regulation, policies and laws.

Study locations

Sydney

Footscray Park

Online

Career pathways

The Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security opens new career possibilities in cyber security, especially over the next few years with a global shortage of cyber security professionals*.

You'll be prepared as security professionals who have attained specialised expertise in cyber security, such as:

  • Cyber Security Specialist
  • Cyber Security Consultant
  • Cloud Security Engineer
  • Network Security Engineer.

* Cybersecurity skills shortage putting public, private sectors at risk, experts say, ABC News, June 2017.

Course structure

To successfully attain the Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security, students will be required to complete:

  • 48 credit points of core units

Credit for prior study or work

If you have completed study with another university or institution and believe you are eligible to receive credit for skills and past study, you can apply for advanced standing.

Applications for advanced standing can be made after a discussion with your course chair or academic adviser.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Computing & Information Systems courses at Victoria University (VU).
72.7%
Overall satisfaction
78.7%
Skill scale
66.9%
Teaching scale