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This online Master of Networking and Systems Administration course provides advanced training in the design, implementation and management of computer networks.
Combining theory with industry-based content, the course is designed to prepare students for network and systems administration within a busy commercial environment.
Studying this course, you will cover topics such as network protocols, hacking countermeasures, and IT service management. This course will also let you specialise your qualification by choosing six electives.
If you choose not to study the entire Master of Networking and Systems Administration, you may be able to complete an alternative program. This is beneficial for students who need to develop a specialisation or who prefer not to commit to the whole study period.
Depending on the units studied, you may exit with a Graduate Certificate in Networking and Systems Administration (32 points).
Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
Other attainments or experience may be assessed on a case-by-case basis.
Applications for distance education and postgraduate courses are accepted all year round. Provided you are eligible for admission, your application will be held for consideration in the next available intake.
In this Master of Networking and Systems Administration, the subjects you will study include:
These core subjects:
And three restricted electives from Group A: elective academic subjects:
And three subjects from Group B: elective industry subjects:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Master of Networking and Systems Administration from Charles Sturt University.
This Master of Networking and Systems Administration course is the ideal platform for advancement of your career within the IT and computing industry.
Depending on the chosen industry stream, graduates are qualified to pursue higher-level positions as a network administrator, network engineer or systems administrator.
Curious about where a career in IT could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Courses that are not Commonwealth support places require students to contribute the full cost of their course. You may be eligible for a loan to help pay for tuition fees through the Commonwealth Government FEE-HELP program.
CSU provides access to a range of scholarships and loans to help its students with the costs associated with university study.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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