Master of Cyber Security

Course structure - 160 Units

Core Courses (80 Units)

  • Data Security
  • System and Network Security
  • Security Attacks: Analysis and Mitigation Strategies
  • Security Standards and Practices in Industry
  • Internet Law
  • Engineering and Managing Complex Systems
  • Masters Project (20 Units)

Directed Electives  (60 Units)

  • Operating Systems
  • Enterprise Software Architectures
  • Data Mining
  • Machine Intelligence
  • Advanced Databases
  • Software Verification and Validation
  • Telecommunication Networks
  • Wireless Communications
  • Software Quality
  • Special Topic in Computing
  • Network and Distributed Computing

General Electives (20 Units)

  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Managing under Uncertainty
  • Leadership in contemporary organisations
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