Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security (Secure Software)
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.
Choose your applicant type to view the relevant admissions information for this program.
I am a:
SATAC Code 3GC089 Deferment Yes - 2 year Intake February and July Enquiries Future Students teamGraduate entry
Higher Education Study A completed Bachelor degree in Computer Science (or equivalent) with a GPA of 4.5.SATAC Code: 3GC089
CRICOS 099706C Intake February and July
English Language Requirements
Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide IELTS Overall 6.5 Reading 6 Listening 6 Speaking 6 Writing 6 TOEFL Overall 79 Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21 Pearsons Overall 58 Reading 50 Listening 50 Speaking 50 Writing 50 Cambridge Overall 176 Reading 169 Listening 169 Speaking 169 Writing 169 Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
Academic Entry Requirements
Tertiary Qualifications Bachelor of Computer Science or equivalent with a GPA of 4.5
Fees and Scholarships
Choose your applicant type to view the relevant fees and scholarships information for this program.
I am a:
Tuition feesAustralian Full-fee place: $15,500 for 12 units
Tuition fees International student place: $21,000 for 12 units
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
Cloud Architect , Computer Programmer, Computer Scientist, Cyber Defender, Information Analyst
Degree StructureThe Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security (Secure Software) is a 12 unit program, comprising: Core courses to the value of 3 units and elective courses to the value of 9 units.
Example Study PlanStudy plans are available on the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences website.
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Last updated: Thursday, 29 Aug 2019