Specialisation

Postgraduate Specialisation - Cybersecurity

Western Sydney University Postgraduate Specialisation Code: ST3065.1

Status: CURRENT
This version of the specialisation is available to new and continuing students.


Related Courses

3698.4 Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced)
3699.4 Master of Information and Communications Technology
3765.1 Master of Artificial Intelligence

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO


Cybersecurity is a fundamental aspect of information and communication systems and protecting these systems from various attacks and threats is becoming one of the major technology challenges for public and private sectors. The Cybersecurity specialisation aims to develop graduates with advanced knowledge and skills in the discipline of information and communication security. This specialisation covers fundamental knowledge in system and network security, security protocols and their applications in computer systems and networked systems such as cloud computing. Students will also learn other related topics such as artificial intelligence and visualisation and their application in cybersecurity development.


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal postgradit@scem.uws.edu.au

Postgraduate Specialisation Structure

Students must complete 40 credit points as follows

Complete the following three units

301236 Advanced Topics in Cybersecurity
301235 Applied Cybersecurity
300696 Systems and Network Security

Choose one of

301042 Cloud Computing
301196 Advanced Topics in Artificial Intelligence
301162 Information Security Management
301112 Visualisation

Students in Master of Artificial Inteligence must complete the following four units

301236 Advanced Topics in Cybersecurity
301235 Applied Cybersecurity
300696 Systems and Network Security
301042 Cloud Computing


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