Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security (Secure Software)

Degree Type Graduate Certificate
Duration 6 months full-time
or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code 3GC089
CRICOS 099706C

Design bespoke electronic ‘armour’

Governments and organisations everywhere are now acutely aware of the serious threat posed by cyber-attack. They’re demanding powerful digital tools to keep their critical systems safe. And this degree will equip you provide them.

Approaching cyber security from a technical, computer science perspective, you’ll learn the advanced secure-software development skills needed to build stronger systems.


What will you do?

Our Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security (Secure Software) will prepare you to conceive and create cutting-edge cyber security programs in any sphere.

The industry-driven content is delivered over six months full-time, with a flexible blend of online and intensive on-campus learning. You will gain:

  • a strong analytical framework to understand cyber security challenges and solutions from a computer-science perspective
  • high-level technical skills and the ability to apply them in real-world contexts through secure programming, networks and operating systems
  • an introductory grasp of cyber security policy and governance considerations—social, legal and commercial
  • the ability to critically analyse and evaluate relevant data and technology.


Where could it take you?

Opportunities are increasing all over the world. You could write programs that help secure patients’ health data. Keep companies safe from industrial espionage. Or ensure online voting systems are tamper-free. The certificate could also give you advanced standing in our cyber security grad dip or masters.

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Last updated: Wednesday, 15 Jan 2020