Major - Systems Security

Western Sydney University Major Code: M3073.1

This version of the specialisation is available only to continuing or completing students.

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO

This major is only available to 3506 Bachelor of Computer Science and 3634 Bachelor of Computer Science Advanced students. Systems Security major aims to develop graduates with sound skills in the discipline of information systems security. With increasing widespread use of computer systems, systems security has become an important issue and data protection is an essential part of today’s information systems now. This major covers a broad foundational information security knowledge and security protocols from basic security algorithms to their applications in computer systems and networks. Students will learn fundamental security concepts as well as the practical implementation of the security application programs.


Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Penrith Campus Internal Dr Yun Bai

Major Structure

Students must complete 80 credit points as follows.

Students must complete the following six units

300096 Computer Organisation
300167 Systems Programming 1
300404 Formal Software Engineering
300128 Information Security
300569 Computer Security
300143 Network Security

Choose two units from the following

300698 Operating Systems Programming
300095 Computer Networks and Internets
300799 Advanced Theoretical Computer Science
300958 Social Web Analytics
300130 Internet Programming
300165 Systems Administration Programming

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