In a nutshell
Fight cyber crime! Become a go-to cyber security expert in the growing field of cyber security with an online Master of Cyber Security from Edith Cowan University.
The course is designed for tech experts and cyber professionals to leap into the exciting career path of cyber security.
Learn how to predict, identify, and mitigate cyber risk and how to respond to cyber threats and attacks informed by best practice approaches to cyber security. In addition to core topics, you can choose to specialise in one of two areas – Master of Cyber Security (Analyst) or Master of Cyber Security (Governance).
An exciting role or your next promotion in cyber security won’t be far away with the advanced ready-to-apply tech skills you’ll gain from industry experts and cutting edge research.
ECU is the only university with an Australian Federal Government recognised Academic Centre of Cyber Security Excellence currently offering cyber security degrees.
Delivered 100% online, you have the flexibility to complete the Master of Cyber Security while working full time.
What you’ll need
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
- Bachelor degree in any discipline AND
- Satisfy English competency standards
Alternatively, if you don’t have a Bachelors degree, but can demonstrate a minimum of five years’ relevant professional experience, this may be considered for entry to the Masters degree.
In this cyber security course, the subjects you may study include:
- Cyber Security
- Networking Technologies
- Network Security
- Ethical Hacking and Defence
- Digital Forensics
- Information Warfare
- Capstone Cyber Project (worth three units)
You can hone your expertise in your area of interest with one of two specialisations:
Master of Cyber Security (Analyst)
- Scripting Languages
- Data Analysis and Visualisation
- Project Management
Master of Cyber Security (Governance)
- Cyberspace Law, Policy and Governance
- Cyber Security Ethics and Principles
- Project Management
Why Edith Cowan University Online?
Edith Cowan University is consistently rated in the top Australian universities for student experience and teaching quality and ranked #9 in the world for quality education in 2020.
Accessible, Flexible and Accelerated: Study anywhere, anytime with our flexible online format delivered in accelerated mode, allowing you to earn your degree and put your skills into practice sooner
Fully Supported: Be supported throughout your study journey by a personal Student Success Advisor and online learning community of like-minded students and friendly, accessible staff.
Job-Ready Skills, Relevant to Industry: Gain a wide range of skills, identified and designed by industry experts, to meet the complex and evolving needs of the industry. Our accelerated program means you graduate and put your skills into practice sooner than traditional part-time study options.
Edith Cowan University provides ongoing support to all students enrolled in online courses that encourages them to reach their potential.