Study postgraduate cyber security
Advance your career with the specialised skills to investigate and combat cyber crime.
Gain a competitive edge
As a cyber security graduate you’ll have the skills demanded by a diverse range of industries and government sectors. Our courses are relevant and industry-specific to ensure you graduate job-ready with the skills employers value.Explore courses
Gain an industry-recognised degree
Our cyber security degrees5 are accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) providing you with international recognition as a cyber security industry professional.
Learn from cutting-edge researchers
You'll learn first hand from world-class researchers at Deakin's Centre for Cyber Security Research and Innovation (CSRI). Be exposed to the latest cutting-edge research and developments.
Flexible online study available
Learn at your convenience by studying our postgraduate cyber security courses online.
As the world becomes increasingly digital, the demand for cyber security professionals across all sectors is higher than ever.
A Deakin postgraduate degree in cyber security sets you up for success in a variety of roles such as security analyst, business continuity expert and IT security engineer, just to name a few.
Here are the occupation areas expected to grow in the next five years.
“ The open communication that the teaching staff have with their students, either through the discussion boards or via email, phone or consultation were always most helpful to me. ”
Cyber Security student
“ The course content is truly reflective of the industry. Considering the ever-changing cyber security landscape, students are well placed to hit the ground running with real-world skills and knowledge. ”
Cyber Security graduate
Explore our suite of postgraduate cyber security courses and be equipped for a range of exciting career opportunities. The course you choose will depend on your previous study and work experience.
This 4 credit point course prepares you for a successful security career anywhere in the cyber world.Explore course
The Master of Cyber Security equips you with the skills to investigate and combat cyber crime. This course consists of 8, 12 or 16 credit points depending on your prior experience.Explore course
This course extends the specialised cyber security skills obtained in the Master of Cyber Security by providing students with the opportunity to undertake industry-based learning or a research project.Explore course
We’ve perfected online study with 40 years of experience in distance and online learning.
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Connect and learn in our dynamic community of 60,000 learners ready to secure their place in the future of work with you.
Join the 78,000 online students who have successfully graduated from Deakin… and counting.
Prepare for work while you study, with full online access to Australia’s #1 university careers service2, including career counselling, interview and resume preparation.
Study real-world course content via a premium interactive platform with Australia’s highest rated tech support.4
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