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. In the last year of your studies, you will complete a practical project for industry or research placement. For more course information, visit
Bachelor of Cyber Security at GU.

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

For minimum age requirements please visit Institution minimum age requirements

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

This program has assumed knowledge. Refer to QTAC’s Course Search.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

92.20

79.65

70.80

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

94.20

80.65

72.80

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2024 information is not available.

Career opportunities

Cyber security analyst, cyber security architect, cyber security manager, forensic computer analyst, security consultant, and security and compliance auditor.

Membership

Accreditation will be sought from the Australian Computer Society.

Course Code
236892
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

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