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Edith Cowan University, Australia, Joondalup

Cyber Security, B.Sc.

  • Cyber Security, B.Sc.
  • Full-time
  • Duration : 3 years

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Indicative Fees

AUD 16,600

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Course Highlights

Focuses on the practical and theoretical dimensions of IT security across a range of fundamental areas, such as network security and vulnerability assessment, information security, digital forensics, wireless device security and database security.

Career Opportunities

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Course Overview

Students will gain a solid grounding in conventional computer and network security concepts and skills. In addition, the course is designed to meet the changing landscape of secure computing, which involves not only computers, but also telecommunications networks and network enabled devices such as smartphones and tablet devices. Employment opportunities This course prepares students for careers in the field of cyber security, including areas such as network security, computer forensics, information warfare and wireless security. Related careers Cyber Security Analyst Cyber Security Officer Technical IT Security Officer Network Security Engineer Digital Forensic Practitioner (Acquisition and Analysis) Information Security Auditor Information Security Analyst Security Consultant Software Auditor Systems Administrator (Security) Information Security Officer Penetration Tester


Programme Structure Courses included: Communicating in an IT Environment Programming Principles Computer Fundamentals Systems Analysis Applied Communications Computer Security Operating Systems Systems and Database Design Information Security Facility Security and Technologies UNIX and C



Academic Entry Requirement

Academic Requirements You may meet our entry requirements for an undergraduate degree. If your ATAR does not meet entry requirements for the course you've chosen, you have a couple of options. If you've attended a school on our bonus list, a near-miss ATAR may be automatically adjusted upwards. Alternatively, you may try our Portfolio Pathway, or an alternative course. In addition to your secondary school qualifications, if you have completed a Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma at a recognised Australian education provider, this may help you meet minimum entry requirements for an undergraduate course.

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Edith Cowan University


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