Master in Cyber Security - Máster en Ciberseguridad
The Master of Cyber Security Operations is a postgraduate award offered by the School of Engineering and Information Technology. It is designed for postgraduate scholars and professional managers with appropriate undergraduate qualifications in management or a related discipline and/or extensive relevant professional experience who wish to gain a more detailed understanding of the managerial and technical skills and expertise relevant to planning, operation and acquisition of the cyber security function.
completion of a recognized bachelor degree
meet English requirements.
* Some programs have additional entry requirements, please contact UNSW for this information.
This coursework masters degree is designed to meet the demand for executives and managers who oversee the cyber security function in government, industry, law enforcement and Defence. It provides principles gathered from information systems, cyber security, risk, management and governance for managers seeking to enhance their career in cyber security operations.
Students undertaking the MCyberSecOps are required to complete eight coursework courses (48 UOC). Students must complete the four core courses and draw on the list of scheduled courses below to complete the remaining program requirements.
Students may complete up to two courses (12 UOC) from the Master of Cyber Security program electives or, with the approval of the Postgraduate Coordinator, may complete up to two courses (12 UOC) from a related coursework program.
ZEIT8017 Cyber Crime and Cyber Security (6 UOC)
ZEIT8018 Cyber Defence (6 UOC)
ZEIT8032 Info. Assurance Principles (6 UOC)
ZEIT8138 Making Decisions with Risk (6 UOC)
LAWS8030 Cybercrime (6 UOC)
ZEIT8019 Intrusion Analysis & Response (6 UOC)
ZEIT8033 CI Security Policy & Gov (6 UOC)
ZEIT8035 Cyber Terrorism (6 UOC)
ZEIT8115 Information Operations (6 UOC)
ZEIT8136 Software Project Management (6 UOC)
ZEIT8226 Systems Engineering Practice (6 UOC)
ZEIT8230 Requirements Eng (6 UOC)
ZEIT8302 Project Administration (6 UOC)
ZEIT8303 Project Mgmt Body of Knowledge (6 UOC)
ZEIT8403 Capability Option Analysis (6 UOC)
ZHSS8441 Cyber-Security (6 UOC)
The option of undertaking a research project worth 12 UOC (ZEIT8297 Project Report -Systems Engineering or ZEIT8199 Project Report - IT) is available to Masters students who obtain a high credit average or better in four courses and is subject to approval by the Postgraduate Coordinator. The project is recommended for those with a strong interest in pursuing original research in a particular area or intending to undertake a higher research qualification. Students undertaking the project are unable to enrol in courses from other coursework programs.