In a nutshell
The online Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security at UNSW is designed for those looking to build upon foundational knowledge and gain the cyber security skills needed to meet demand in an evolving industry. Develop a holistic perspective of the current and emerging trends in cybercrime and gain the technical skills to secure modern networks against cyber-attacks.
Subjects are delivered 100% online in seven-week blocks, meaning you could graduate with a Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security in as little as 8 months. Upon successful completion, this fast-tracked model provides a pathway to articulate into the Master of Cyber Security.
What you’ll need
To do this course, you'll need:
- A recognised bachelor’s degree (or equivalent qualification) with a credit average of 65% or higher as per the UNSW Admissions entry calculator; OR
- To have a sufficient professional analytical background as indicated by at least two years’ experience in an analytical role; AND
- To be proficient in the English language.
The Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security comprises four online subjects. Completing these courses will provide you with a comprehensive introduction to security engineering principles, and practices to the design, operation, and assurance of secure systems in this fast-growing industry.
- Foundations of Cyber Security
- Data Security and Privacy
- Cyber Security Ethics
- Principles of Security Engineering
Why UNSW Online?
Study 100% Online with UNSW. A World Leader.
UNSW is a globally recognised leader in education, with a focus on industry applicable programs. When you study online with UNSW, you can expect to learn from world-class academics and collaborate with ambitious, like-minded individuals.
Study at Australia’s Global University. Anywhere, anytime.
Studying online at UNSW means that you have the flexibility to shape your studies to fit your life and career goals. The programs have been designed with busy working professionals in mind so you can study one course at a time, 100% online & accelerated, whilst working full-time.
Designed by Industry for Industry.
The UNSW online programs have been developed in close consultation with industry experts equipping you with applicable and career-related skills. UNSW is ranked in the top 3 universities in Australia for graduate employability, and is 27th in the world (QS University World Rankings by Graduate Employability, 2020) with each program offering advanced disciplinary depth, giving you access to the latest thinking and current research.
Student Admissions Advisors:
Investing in the right program for you is important to us and we’re here to help you every step of the way. Our Student Enrolment Advisors are available to assist you with all your program and enrolment queries.
Student Success Advisors:
Studying online does not mean studying alone. We are here to help you make your difference. Throughout your study journey, you will be able to turn to your Student Success Advisor (SSA), who is committed to assisting you at every stage, from enrolment through to graduation. Your SSA is on hand to help with all non-academic queries by phone or email.