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Bachelor of Science (Cyber Security)
This course structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.
The course is made up of 360 credit points (24 units) of study. There are three electives in this course, two of which can be taken at any year level, but one of which must be at second or third year level. Students are otherwise required to complete all units listed below.
WORK INTEGRATED LEARNING
Students in this course have the opportunity to seek a Work Integrated Learning placement with and industry partner equivalent to one semester of fulltime study.Students should consult with their Course Coordinator at the commencement of their second year regarding Work Integrated Learning processes, timelines and requirements.
Such placements are available to students who have:
- Successfully completed any prerequisite units,
- successfully completed at least two thirds of the requirements towards the degree and,
- have a Weighted average mark (WAM) of 65% or higher across their course, or
- have a WAM of 70% or higher for the two semesters preceding their application.
Students who meet these criteria and who wish to participate in Work Integrated Learning must apply in writing to their Course Coordinator by the end of Week 9 of the Semester PRIOR to the intended placement. Students should seek the advice of the Course Coordinator well before this as to appropriateness of pursuing the work placement option within their course structure and also as to their eligibility to be considered.
Selection will be based on academic performance, the application and a formal interview process.
Successful applicants for work placement must enroll in and complete the requirements for CSI3345 Work Experience Project. This is a 60 credit point unit and represents a full semester's study load. Students are advised NOT to enroll in any additional units while taking the Work Experience Project unit.
Students undertaking a Work Integrated Learning placement will enrol in CSI3345 Work Experience Project in place of CSG3303 Applied IT Project + 3 electives. Students should ensure that they have sufficient electives available towards the end of their course to make the Work Integrated Learning placement viable within their course structure.
Year One - Semester 1
|CSG1132||Communicating in an IT Environment||15|
Year One - Semester 2
|CSG1207||Systems and Database Design||15|
Year Two - Semester 1
|SCY2116||Facility Security and Technologies||15|
|CSP2308||UNIX and C||15|
Year Two - Semester 2
|CSI2104||Introduction to Information Warfare||15|
|CSG2344||Project Methods and Professionalism||15|
Year Three - Semester 1
|CSI3207||Network Security Fundamentals||15|
|CSP3343||Programming Secure Software Systems||15|
|CSG3309||IT Security Management||15|
Year Three - Semester 2
|CSI3208||Ethical Hacking and Defence||15|
|CSG3303||Applied IT Project||15|
Year Three - Semester 2
Students undertaking the Work Integrated Learning placement should enrol in the following unit for Semester 2 instead of the structure listed above;
|CSI3345||Work Experience Project||60|