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Bachelor of Cyber Security
Griffith University - Gold Coast

Course outline

Cyber security is one of the fastest-growing industries in Australia. With this degree, you’ll gain highly sought-after skills to generate and implement innovative cyber security solutions for business, government and individuals. You’ll develop the expertise to investigate and identify current and future cyber security threats, conduct risk and vulnerability assessments of networked devices and infrastructure, and generate and implement innovative cyber security solutions. You’ll utilise cutting-edge facilities-including the new Cyber Range-to hone your security skills. Study topics such as Fundamentals of Cyber Security, Cyber Security Standards and Operations, Cyber Security Defence and Incident Response, Digital Forensics, Ethical Hacking, Cryptography, and Trustworthy AI. Your degree will also include core IT knowledge such as programming, networks and data management, and project management. You can also choose from a range of elective courses. In the last year of your studies, you will complete a practical project for industry or research placement providing first-hand experience of the knowledge, skills and attributes required to succeed in full-time employment.

Fee notes

This an indicative only amount for first year fees. For further information refer to http://www.griffith.edu.au/students/enrolment-timetables-fees/paying-your-fees.

Admissions Criteria

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Prerequisites

Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.

Additional entry requirements

Griffith VET Guarantee and the Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee apply to this program. For more information visit griffith.edu.au/guaranteed-admission.

Assumed knowledge

Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3 and 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C).

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023
67.00
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Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2023 information is not available.

Career opportunities

As technology continues to advance, the need for cyber security will only increase. IT is prevalent in all sectors, you’ll have the opportunity to work in a range of industries. You will be equipped for potential career opportunities as a cyber security analyst, cyber security architect, cyber security manager, forensic computer analyst, security consultant, and security and compliance auditor. As IT is prevalent across all industries, you’ll have the opportunity to work in either the government or private sectors.

Membership

Accreditation will be sought from the Australian Computer Society.

Course Code
236892
Start Date

Offer rounds

15 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024

Fee
CSP/$9500 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Information technology
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Gold Coast
 
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