Master of Cyber Security and Digital Forensics

Study Programme Details
Country: New Zealand
Admission Sessions:Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time, Part Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


18 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

In an era where the security of computer systems and networks is paramount, the Master of Cyber Security and Digital Forensics emerges as a crucial academic pursuit. This program is meticulously designed to meet the escalating demand for skilled professionals in the dynamic field of cybersecurity.


As the internet rapidly expands, so does the threat of cybercrime and malicious software. The Master of Cyber Security and Digital Forensics addresses this challenge by cultivating experts who can safeguard assets and information through the secure management of networks and computer systems. Moreover, the program hones skills in uncovering and documenting digital forensic evidence of crimes and malicious activities, extracting data from diverse digital devices.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences (or equivalent) with a B grade average in level 7 courses
  • May be required to supply references and attend a selection interview
  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent
  • COMP831 Cybercrime and Cybersecurity
  • COMP832 Digital Forensics Tools and Techniques
  • COMP833 Network Security and Forensics
  • ENGE817 STEM Research Methods
  • Domestic $10,607 (for 120 points)
  • International $42,046 (for 120 points)

Future Career Outcomes

Anticipate a future in which your expertise in cyber security and digital forensics positions you for leadership roles and groundbreaking contributions. Future career outcomes may include roles in strategic cybersecurity planning, policy development, and research in emerging threats.

Visa Requirements:

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