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Cyber Security Studies Specialisation

Code SPAASA

This specialisation is among the first of its kind in Australia, bridging this gap and preparing business professionals to tackle industry's cyber security challenges.

Offered by a university which is recognised as a Cyber Security Centre of Excellence, graduates will be employable by businesses from various industries which are looking for sustainable growth while minimising their digital risk and enhancing their technological readiness. This specialisation develops student knowledge and provides graduates with exposure to contemporary cyber security issues and effective mitigation strategies, thereby preparing graduates for best practices when working within a business orientated environment.

Code

SPAASA

Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

Details

Structure

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
CSI5122Computer Security15
CSI5133Information Security15
CSG5126Introductory Computer Forensics15
Elective Unitx115

For more detailed unit information for this Specialisation take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook

Notes

Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply initiative when analysing various complex cyber security based problems to develop innovative solutions.
  2. Communicate advanced knowledge, concepts and skills to a variety of audiences within the cyber security discipline.
  3. Use high level self-management skills to investigate, plan and undertake cyber security threats and mitigation strategies.

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities

This course prepares students for careers in the field of cyber security, including areas such as network security, computer forensics, network forensics, security assessment, information warfare and cyber security management.

Possible future job titles

Business Consultant, Cyber Security Consultant, Business Analyst, Cyber Security Analyst, Cyber Security Advisor, Cyber Security Evaluator, Cyber Security Manager, Cyber Risk Analyst

This Specialisation can be studied in the following courses

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