Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics and Cyber Security
Future-proof your career with dual skills
This course is discounted under the Government’s Higher Education Relief Package when studied full-time from May-December, 2020. This dual specialisation empowers you to understand big data and apply this knowledge to cyber crime mitigation
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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As digital disruption becomes a reality, the ability to analyse vast quantities of data to extract relevant intelligence for commercial planning is a highly sought-after skill. You will gain crucial skills in data science, management, and Cyber Security that you will be able to apply to business and commercial scenarios; helping to future-proof your career. You will gain the skills to analyse, manipulate, model and interpret large data sets using digital platforms and tools, such as Python, Tableau, Hadoop and SQL. You will be able to apply these specialised skills to securing your business data, to uncover patterns, and generate valuable insights into operations and decision making.
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Completion of this Graduate Certificate is a pathway into the Master of Cyber Security (5726) or the Master of Information Technology (5612) at Nathan or Master of Information Technology (5613) at the Gold Coast where applicants will be eligible for 40 credit points of advanced standing.
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 Data Analytics and 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 Graduate Certificate is offered full-time and online.
To be eligible for the award of Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics and Cyber Security (GCertDataAnalyticsCybSecurity), a student must acquire 40 credit points as prescribed below:
- gain 20 credit points for core courses and
- gain 20 credit points for listed elective courses.