Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security
Get the specialist edge in a growing field
This course is discounted under the Government’s Higher Education Relief Package when studied full-time from May-December, 2020. Learn tools to investigate cyber crime. Become an expert in forming strategies that stop them in their tracks.
Australian Higher Education Loan Program (HELP)
- 28 Jun 20
- 18 Oct 20
With a network of campuses across Brisbane and the Gold Coast, Griffith University is committed to progressive multidisciplinary teaching and research and a valuable online provider with Open Universities Australia. Already attracting students from more than 122 countries, Griffith's dedication to academic excellence is available across Australia through OUA.
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This degree will provide you with specialised knowledge to examine and combat cyber crime. You will graduate with the skills to investigate cyber crime activities using digital forensic tools and techniques. You will also be uniquely qualified to identify current and future trends in cyber crime, analyse the behaviours and motivations of cyber criminals and assess the effectiveness of cyber crime mitigation strategies.
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Cybersecurity experts will find a number of career opportunities in businesses who are looking to protect themeselves from data breaches and attacks.
In line with the Australian Government's initiative to support workers who have been displaced by the COVID-19 crisis, if you commence this Graduate Certificate in Trimester 2-2020 you will have the additional benefit of being awarded a digital badge for the courses you complete so your accomplishments can be displayed, accessed, verified and shared online to employers.
To be eligible for admission to the Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security, an applicant must:
- hold a Bachelor degree or Bachelor Honours degree in Information Technology or Computer Science or equivalent from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing) with a minimum GPA of 4.0 (using a 7.0 point scale)
- OR have a minimum of five years equivalent full-time professional work experience in a relevant field.
English Proficiency Requirements
English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English.
Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website:
Recommended Study Pattern
This program is offered full-time and online in Trimester 2-2020 only.
To be eligible for the award of Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security (GCertCybSecurity), a student must acquire 40 credit points as specified in the course list.