Master of Cyber Security

Program code

5726

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

2 years full-time
4 years part-time

Credit points

160

Indicative fee

$23,000.00* per year (more)
* 2020 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Any Bachelor degree (4.0 GPA) or higher

    (more)

Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Next start date

Trimester 1, 2020 (more)

Applications close

Friday, 31 January 2020

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.

 

To be eligible for the award of Master of Cyber Security (MCybSecurity), a student must acquire 160 credit points as prescribed below:

  • Standard pathway:
    • gain 110 credit points for the core courses;
    • gain 50 credit points for listed elective courses.
  • Dissertation pathway:
    • gain 140 credit points for the core courses;
    • gain 20 credit points for listed elective courses.

To be eligible for the award of Master of Cyber Security (MCybSecurity), a student admitted with 40 credit points of advanced standing must acquire 120 credit points as prescribed below:

  • Standard pathway:
    • gain 70 credit points for the core courses;
    • gain 50 credit points for listed elective courses.
  • Dissertation pathway:
    • gain 100 credit points for the core courses;
    • gain 20 credit points for listed elective courses.

This degree may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur.

Exit points

To be eligible to exit the Masters program with one of the following awards, a student must acquire 40 credit points of core courses:

  • Graduate Certificate in Information Technology (3219/3220)
  • Graduate Certificate in Cyber Securirty (3350)
  • Graduate Certificate in Business Cyber Securirty (3351)
  • Graduate Certificate in Cyber Crime (3352)

To exit, a student should apply for a program transfer.

Note: The above Graduate Certificate exit points are not available to students admitted to the Masters program with advanced standing.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 9 - Masters Degree (Coursework).

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.