Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
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Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
If you hold a different visa type, you may be eligible. Please contact us for more information.
The Master of Information Security and Assurance will give you the skills needed in an increasingly networked world, where the security of information is essential to the success of organisations.
The information security and assurance master degree aims to equip you with the mathematical, technical and business tools to secure an organisation’s information systems.
Information security and assurance form a vital part of organisational responsibilities. In today’s networked world it is more relevant than ever. From the latest internet worm to identity theft, the danger is no more than a mouse click away.
You will learn about the Advanced Encryption Standard, RSA, elliptic curve cryptography, smartcards, biometrics and information systems risk management.
There are opportunities for internships in the information security industry in the program.
The program is offered through a flexible combination of lectures, tutorials and computer laboratory classes.
State-of-the-art information security software and work simulated exercises used in the program will provide you with hands-on experience.
RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional practice.
In this program you will be doing specific courses that focus on work integrated learning (WIL). You will be assessed on professional work in a work place setting (real or simulated) and receive feedback from those involved in your industry. These courses will involve liaising with industry to define/create the problem, analysing and creating a report, and presenting and receiving feedback from industry partners.
Students also have internship opportunities with companies such as ANZ, Biarri and Victoria Police.
Program and course information
Protect industry in a networked world
Graduates are suitable for roles including agricultural and environmental scientists, cartographers, computer scientists, engineers, foresters, geographers and planners, geologists and surveyors.