Study Programme Details
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions:Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site, Hybrid, Online

Programme Type

Master's degree


12 Months

Scholarship Available



About this Study Course

As cyber threats evolve, the demand for skilled cybersecurity managers intensifies. In an era where safeguarding information systems is paramount, organizations rely on the expertise of cybersecurity managers to navigate the constantly changing landscape. These professionals not only ensure networks run seamlessly but also play a crucial role in identifying and mitigating vulnerabilities, staying one step ahead of cybercriminals.


UNSW Canberra offers the Master of Cyber Security Operations, tailored for postgraduate students and professional managers seeking a comprehensive grasp of both managerial and technical skills. Delve into the intricacies of protecting information systems and computer networks from cyber attacks. As a graduate, you’ll possess the ability to meticulously monitor systems, devise effective solutions, and furnish executive management with detailed reports on all facets of cyber security operations.

Admission Requirements

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Students undertaking Master of Cyber Security Operations are required to complete 48 Units of Credit (UOC) by completing eight 6-UOC courses from the list in the Handbook entry for the program (see the list in Course Availability below).

In the Master of Cyber Security Operations program, students must complete four core courses and four elective courses. Not all elective courses will be available in a particular year. The courses in the program may be taken in any order but it is recommended that the four core courses are completed first, followed by the four elective courses.

With the approval of the Program Coordinator, students with a high distinction average in four courses may complete a 12-UOC research project in lieu of two elective courses. The project is recommended for those with a strong interest in pursuing original research in a specific area or for those intending to undertake a higher-level research qualification.

Students may take up to two elective courses (12 UOC) from other coursework programs with the approval of the Program Coordinator.

  • International Fee to Complete Degree $39,340
  • Domestic Fee to Complete Degree $32,975

Future Career Outcomes

Dive into real-world success stories of alumni who have translated their Master of Cyber Security Operations into impactful careers. Discuss industry demands and highlight the program’s role in fostering skills crucial for success in the ever-evolving job market.

Visa Requirements:

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