Federation University Australia

Graduate Certificate in Applied Cyber Security

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00103D

Build a solid foundation in relevant topics and technology pertaining to threats detection, risk analytics, data security, incident response, privacy protection, security audit and compliance, using innovative technologies from leading vendors like Amazon Web Services (AWS), IBM and Cisco. Core subjects will allow you to develop the knowledge and skills to analyse, inspect and prevent cyber risks by adopting new practices and policies, in various sectors including e-commerce, banking, digital health, education, food and agriculture.


60 credit points over 6 months.


  • Networking and security
  • Foundations of programming
  • Introduction to cyber security fundamentals and practices
  • Network operating systems and AWS cloud.

Standard entry requirements

The entry requirement is successful completion of a degree that is the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree, not necessarily in an IT-related discipline. The applicant's entire academic record and industry job experience can be taken into consideration when assessing eligibility for the course. Academic IELTS with an Overall score of 6.0, with no band less than 6.0, or equivalent.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $26,500 Yes
  • Part-time : 1 year
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $26,500 Yes
  • Part-time : 1 year
Online International: $26,500 Yes
  • Part-time : 1 year
Online International: $26,500 Yes
  • Part-time : 1 year

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