Graduate Certificate of Cyber Security

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  • Qualification:
    Graduate Certificate
  • Study mode:
  • Payment options:
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    6 months part-time
  • Start date:
    Study intakes: Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Aug & Oct
  • Awarded by:
    Edith Cowan University Online
  • Location:
  • Career Outcomes:
    Cyber Security Officer | Head of Cyber Security | Head of Cyber Defence | President Cyber Security | Cyber Security Executive | View All

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Course Rundown

Are you an IT professional looking to get ahead – or get started – in cyber security? An online Graduate Certificate Of Cyber Security with Edith Cowan University is the break you’ve been waiting for!

Covering Cyber Security, Networking Technologies, and Network Security, the course lays the foundational knowledge and hands-on skills needed to predict, identify, and mitigate cyber risk, and respond to threats and attacks.

Upon completion, you can use this course to propel your career even further with a Graduate Diploma. Whether you already work in cyber security or have no previous experience in this area, the course will further your career options in this exciting field.

100% online, you’ll enjoy the flexibility of studying around your own schedule. 


To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • A Bachelor degree in any discipline OR
  • If you don’t have a Bachelor degree, you may gain entry by demonstrating a minimum of five years’ relevant professional experience AND
  • Satisfy English competency standards

In this cyber security course, the subjects you may study include:


  • Cyber Security
  • Networking Technologies
  • Network Security

Edith Cowan University is consistently rated in the top Australian universities for student experience and teaching quality and ranked #9 in the world for quality education in 2020.

Accessible, Flexible and Accelerated: Study anywhere, anytime with our flexible online format delivered in accelerated mode, allowing you to earn your degree and put your skills into practice sooner.

Fully Supported: Be supported throughout your study journey by a personal Student Success Advisor and online learning community of like-minded students and friendly, accessible staff.

Job-Ready Skills, Relevant to Industry: Gain a wide range of skills, identified and designed by industry experts, to meet the complex and evolving needs of the industry. Our accelerated program means you graduate and put your skills into practice sooner than traditional part-time study options.

Edith Cowan University provides ongoing support to all students enrolled in online courses that encourages them to reach their potential.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Graduate Certificate of Cyber Security from Edith Cowan University.

Use your valuable new skills and qualifications to drive your career in cyber security forward! 

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

How Much Will It Cost?

The full fee for this course is $11,940.

FEE-HELP is available for this course. Other payment options may also be available to eligible students. Enquire now to find out more!

FEE-HELPYou may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

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 $46,620 (2020-21 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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