Bachelor of Cybersecurity

Bachelor of Cybersecurity

Accelerate your career in cybersecurity with a Bachelor of Cybersecurity degree awarded by Torrens University Australia.

The course will teach the theoretical and practical technical skills needed to fight cybercrime; ethical hacking and penetration testing, digital forensics, human-centric cybersecurity and enterprise cybersecurity governance. During your studies, there are two work integrated learning options available to students: Option 1: Industry Placement Option 2: Industry Live Brief. On completion, you'll be able to analyse and recommend innovative cybersecurity solutions, utilising your design thinking and problem-solving skills to protect the digital fortress. Designed, developed and delivered by industry practitioners and academics, it is structured to meet the Australian Computer Society’s Core Body of Knowledge (CBOK) and Cybersecurity Body of Knowledge (CyBOK).

Master industry-leading software

Develop your ethical hacking skills on corporate servers including Kali Linux, Linux and Ubuntu.

Become a cyber defender

Master programming languages used by cyber experts including C#, C++ and Python.

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  • Qualification:
    Bachelor's Degree
  • Study mode:
    Online
    On Campus
    Blended
  • Payment options:
    HECS-HELP may be available
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    3 years full time, 6 years part time
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    Torrens University Australia
  • Location:
    NSW, VIC, QLD, SA
  • Career Outcomes:
    ICT Security Administrator | Network Security Administrator | Systems Security Designer | Cyber Security Officer | View All

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Course Rundown

Accelerate your career in cybersecurity with a Bachelor of Cybersecurity degree awarded by Torrens University Australia.

The course will teach the theoretical and practical technical skills needed to fight cybercrime; ethical hacking and penetration testing, digital forensics, human-centric cybersecurity and enterprise cybersecurity governance. During your studies, there are two work integrated learning options available to students: Option 1: Industry Placement Option 2: Industry Live Brief. On completion, you’ll be able to analyse and recommend innovative cybersecurity solutions, utilising your design thinking and problem-solving skills to protect the digital fortress. Designed, developed and delivered by industry practitioners and academics, it is structured to meet the Australian Computer Society’s Core Body of Knowledge (CBOK) and Cybersecurity Body of Knowledge (CyBOK).

Master industry-leading software

Develop your ethical hacking skills on corporate servers including Kali Linux, Linux and Ubuntu.

Become a cyber defender

Master programming languages used by cyber experts including C#, C++ and Python.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this course, students need to have:

  • Completed Year 12 (Australian secondary school certificate) or equivalent, OR
  • Successful completion of a Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4), or above, OR
  • Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification, OR
  • Work life experience demonstrating the ability to undertake study at the required level.

While completing the Bachelor of Cybersecurity qualification awarded by Torrens University Australia, you will cover the following subjects:

Year 1

  • Computer Architecture and Operating Systems
  • Foundations of Information Systems
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Data and Networking
  • Cybersecurity Principles
  • Introduction to Software Engineering
  • Introduction to Cloud Computing
  • User Experience Design

Year 2

  • Network Security and Infrastructure Protection
  • User and Software and Data Security
  • Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing
  • IT Professional Practices
  • Introduction to Data Science
  • Project Based Learning Studio Technology
  • Machine Learning Principles

Year 3

  • Cloud Architecture
  • Human-Centric Cybersecurity in a Smart Society
  • Enterprise Cybersecurity Governance and Applications
  • Digital Forensics
  • Advanced Tech Work Integrated Learning

Billy Blue College of Design is the design and creative technology faculty at Torrens University Australia, and home to the industry’s best and brightest. They’re known for our engagement with industry and employability focus, with courses developed in collaboration with industry leaders.

You'll study in iconic, inspirational spaces where ideas flourish, and our educators are adventurous and eager to share their craft, and industry contacts. During your studies, you’ll master the practical skills you need back up your imagination and gain the commercial skills you need to scale up your career.

Best of all, university admission needn’t be a worry. You don’t need an ATAR to study with Billy Blue, just a passion to learn, and that hard-earned work-life experience counts too

You’ll benefit from the dedicated support of Course Advisors and Success Coaches, who can help you navigate your career dreams and study goals.

And, with all your course materials online, and the option to study full or part-time, on-campus, online, or a blend of both it's all about flexibility.

Where Will It Lead Me?

On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded the nationally recognised Bachelor of Cybersecurity qualification, delivered by Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia. The course will have imparted all the technical and commercial knowledge you need to start performing effectively in one of many cybersecurity roles available across different sectors nationally.

Curious about where a career in cyber security could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Total cost for this course is $26,847.

Students may be eligible for scholarships covering up to 30% of the fee, making the discounted fee $18,793.

Eligible Australian students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income. Australian students may also be eligible for HECS and CSP (Commonwealth Supported Places) schemes.

Please enquire for further details.

HECS-HELP
FEE-HELP
You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $48,361 (2022-23 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $48,361 (2022-23 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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