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The Master of Cyber Security will provide you with the range of skills required for an increasingly connected world, where security of information is critical.
The program aims to equip you with the mathematical, technical and business tools to secure an organisation’s information systems.
Cyber security is a vital responsibility for organisations of all sizes and in today’s networked world it is more important than ever.
From the latest internet worm to identity theft, danger is no more than a click away.
You will learn about local area network (LAN) security, cryptography, the Advanced Encryption Standard, RSA, smartcards, biometrics, ethical hacking and information systems risk management.
This program includes opportunities for cyber security internships with industry organisations, both large and small.
The program is offered through a flexible combination of lectures, tutorials and computer laboratory classes.
There are also opportunities for you to participate in team-based projects and to engage in consulting activities.
State-of-the-art cyber 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 complete specific courses that focus on work-integrated learning (WIL).
You will be assessed on your professional abilities in a workplace setting (real or simulated) and receive feedback from industry members.
Courses usually involve work on a real-world problem, where you will provide analysis, create a report and present your findings, receiving valuable feedback from industry partners.
You will also have an internship opportunity and previous students have interned with companies such as AusPost, Jemena, ANZ and Victoria Police.
Some of the cyber security roles undertaken by RMIT graduates, in both government and private organisations, include:
- penetration testers
- IT risk analysts
- security managers
- forensic analysts
- security auditors
- network security engineers
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.