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La Trobe University

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Master of Cybersecurity (Computer Science)

  • Masters (Coursework)

Course detailsDesigned in collaboration with our industry partners, La Trobe University’s Master of Cybersecurity (Computer Science) is geared to keep pace with the information security demands of business, government, defence, law enforcement and industry.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 - 4 years full-time
Course Code
SMCYC, 093078G
Study Mode
In person

About this course

Course detailsDesigned in collaboration with our industry partners, La Trobe University’s Master of Cybersecurity (Computer Science) is geared to keep pace with the information security demands of business, government, defence, law enforcement and industry. Students undertake foundation subjects to develop industry-relevant multidisciplinary skills, before embarking on a specialisation in Computer Science. These subjects will cover fundamentals of cybersecurity, core knowledge in communication networks, crisis communication, the mindset and motives of hackers, auditing and risk mitigation, as well as legal and ethical frameworks. The Master of Cybersecurity (Computer Science) provides a pathway for existing information technology professionals seeking to commence or further progress their careers and skills in the cybersecurity domain as security analysts, consultants and architects. It is also relevant to those seeking to enter the IT profession who have no previous experience in cybersecurity.

Entry requirements

IT and engineering courses
Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Bundoora

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Computing & Information Systems courses at La Trobe University.
80%
Overall satisfaction
77.6%
Skill scale
63.6%
Teaching scale