Master of Cyber Security Articulated Set

includes:

Master of Cyber Security
Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security GradCertCyberSecurity

Master of Cyber Security MCyberSecurity

Availability

Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security (2318CS)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Master of Cyber Security (2718CS)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Normal Course Duration

Master of Cyber Security

Full-time: 2 years (or part-time equivalent)

Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security

Full-time: 0.5 years (or part-time equivalent)

Course duration is the effective time taken to complete a course when studied full-time (full-time equivalent duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern to determine length of study. Not all courses are offered in full-time mode.

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

Master of Cyber Security

For entry to the Master of Cyber Security applicants are required to have an undergraduate degree in the IT area. Applicants without an undergraduate degree may be admitted to the Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security on the basis of professional attainment and/or work experience. Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate, students will then be eligible for admission to the Master of Cyber Security and receive credit for applicable subjects.

Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security

Applicants without an undergraduate degree may be admitted to the Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security on the basis of professional attainment and/or work experience. Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate, students will then be eligible for admission to the Master of Cyber Security and receive credit for applicable subjects.

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

Master of Cyber Security

No special arrangement.

Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security

No special arrangement.

Articulation

The Master and Graduate Certificate make up an articulated set of courses and credit is given in each higher level course for the subjects completed in the lower.

Graduation Requirement

Master of Cyber Security

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 96 points.

Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 32 points.

Course Structure

Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security

The Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security consists of (4) restricted electives made up of any 2 elective academic subjects (Group A) plus any 2 elective industry subjects (Group B).

Group A: Elective Academic Subjects - choose two (2) subjects from:

ITC578 Dark Web
ITC597 Digital Forensics
ITC595 Information Security
ITC593 Network Security and Cryptography
ITC596 IT Risk Management
ITC568 Cloud Privacy and Security
ITC561 Cloud Computing
ITC506 Topics in IT Ethics

Group B: Elective Industry Subjects - choose two (2) subjects from:

ITI581 Cyber Security Fundamentals
ITE534 Cyberwarfare and Terrorism
ITE533 Cyber Security Management
ITE516 Hacking Countermeasures
ITE514 Professional Systems Security
ITE512 Incident Response
ITE513 Forensic Investigation
ITE531 Architecting Cloud Solutions
MGI521 Professional Communications
ITE535 Pen Testing


Master of Cyber Security

The Master of Cyber Security consists of eight (8) core subjects and four (4) restricted electives.

Core subjects

ITI581 Cyber Security Fundamentals
ITC578 Dark Web
ITE534 Cyberwarfare and Terrorism
ITC597 Digital Forensics
ITE516 Hacking Countermeasures
ITE514 Professional Systems Security
ITC595 Information Security
ITC571 Emerging Technologies and Innovation*

*Capstone subject. This subject should be completed in the final session of study

Restricted Electives - choose four (4) subjects from:

ITE512 Incident Response
ITE513 Forensic Investigation
ITE533 Cyber Security Management
ITE531 Architecting Cloud Solutions
ITC593 Network Security and Cryptography
ITC596 IT Risk Management
ITC568 Cloud Privacy and Security
ITC561 Cloud Computing
ITC506 Topics in IT Ethics
MGI521 Professional Communications
ITE535 Pen Testing

Enrolment Pattern

Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security

There is no prescribed enrolment pattern. Students' enrolment patterns will depend upon their choice of subjects, the prerequisite needs of subjects and the session of availability of subjects.

Master of Cyber Security

Students may commence the course in Calendar sessions 1, 2 or 3. Note: The enrolment pattern below is divided by calendar sessions for the various intakes. The recommended session enrolments appear under each Calendar session enrolment and are distinguished by session number. Each session number represents Calendar session 1 or 2 depending on the course commencement session. As an example, for a student who follows the enrolment pattern and who commences the course in Calendar Session 2, 2018, session 1 refers to Calendar session 2 2018, session 2 refers to Calendar session 3 2018, etc.

Calendar Session 1 intake

Session 1
ITI581 Cyber Security Fundamentals
ITC578 Dark Web

Session 2
ITE534 Cyberwarfare and Terrorism
Restricted Elective

Session 3
ITE516 Hacking Countermeasures
Restricted Elective

Session 4
ITC595 Information Security
ITC597 Digital Forensics

Session 5
ITE514 Professional Systems Security
Restricted Elective

Session 6
ITC571 Emerging Technologies and Innovation
Restricted Elective


Calendar Session 2 intake

Session 1
ITE534 Cyberwarfare and Terrorism
ITC595 Information Security

Session 2
ITI581 Cyber Security Fundamentals
Restricted Elective

Session 3
ITC578 Dark Web
ITC597 Digital Forensics

Session 4
ITE514 Professional Systems Security
Restricted Elective

Session 5
ITE516 Hacking Countermeasures
Restricted Elective

Session 6
ITC571 Emerging Technologies and Innovation
Restricted Elective


Calendar Session 3 intake

Session 1
ITI581 Cyber Security Fundamentals
Restricted Elective

Session 2
ITC578 Dark Web
ITC597 Digital Forensics

Session 3
ITE514 Professional Systems Security
ITE534 Cyberwarfare and Terrorism

Session 4
ITE516 Hacking Countermeasures
Restricted Elective

Session 5
ITC595 Information Security
Restricted Elective

Session 6
ITC571 Emerging Technologies and Innovation
Restricted Elective

Contact

For further information about courses and subjects outlined in the CSU handbook please contact:

Current students

Future students

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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