Master of Cyber Security (Business Application)
- Semester 1 (February)
- Semester 2 (July)
- Semester 3 (November)
- 16 units
- 2 year/s or part-time equivalent
Program Information Set
Safeguard organisations from cyber threatsUSQ’s Master of Cyber Security (Business Application) enables you to appropriately and effectively respond to cyber threats to limit the impact on business activities and performance. Discover what motivates cyber criminals, and delve into digital forensic investigations after a security breach and learn how to manage these in an organisational context.
Graduates will be able to make ethical decisions in regards to privacy and security in big data visualisation projects as well as analyse the strengths and challenges of data mining techniques to detect cyber security incidents in business environments.
The hands-on capstone research project will harness your skills to work with industry and apply theory to practice in a collaborative, laboratory environment at USQ or in your own workplace.
Professional accreditationUSQ is seeking accreditation for this degree with the Australian Computer Society (ACS).
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 24720|
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
- 3-year bachelor degree, or equivalent qualification, from a recognised university.
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
How to apply
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 1, 2020 - applications close Friday 6 March, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 24 February 2020.
- Semester 2, 2020 - applications close Friday 24 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 13 July 2020.