Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security New

Campus Online
Degree Type Graduate Certificate
Duration 6 months full-time
or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code 3GC109

Note: This degree will be available from mid-July.

Stand guard in the digital domain

Cyber security has become one of the key global issues of our time. Protecting the integrity of digital information is critical in every sphere: from national security, to business and industry, and our personal lives.

Our online Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security equips you to launch or progress a uniquely rewarding career as a cyber generalist—and help secure our shared digital future.


What will you do?

Completed 100% online over 8 months part-time, the degree gives you significant flexibility to study as and when it works for you. Content is highly industry-driven and provides a solid foundation of knowledge and skills across both the technical and business management aspects of cyber security.

You will graduate with:

  • a strong analytical framework to understand cyber security challenges and solutions
  • basic technical skills, including in computer forensic analysis, and the ability to apply them in real-world contexts
  • broad knowledge of business information systems’ structure and security risks
  • a firm 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?

Professionals with generalist cyber security knowledge and skills are in demand

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Last updated: Tuesday, 8 Sep 2020