University of South Australia (UniSA)

Bachelor of Information Technology - Networking and Cybersecurity (LBCP)

University of South Australia (UniSA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00121B

The Bachelor of Information Technology (Networking and Cybersecurity) focuses on the security of information systems and the techniques and theory that support network infrastructures in small to large businesses. Students develop the skills to support a network roll-out and infrastructure maintenance and learn about networking topologies, routers and firewalls. Networking courses prepare students to sit industry certification exams in CISCO, CCNA and CCNP.


  • 108 units
  • core courses in Information Technology (58.5 units)
  • Elective course (4.5 units)
  • major (36 units) in Networking and Cybersecurity
  • final semester group project (9.0 units).


  • Information Technology
  • Networking
  • Cybersecurity

Standard entry requirements

  • Qualify for South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) with competitive ATAR
  • Or complete secondary education equivalent to SACE
  • Complete International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Complete or partially complete higher education program
  • Complete four Open Universities Australia courses at undergraduate level or above
  • Complete a Certificate IV level or above
  • Qualify for special entry
  • Complete a Foundation Studies program OR complete a specified professional course AND meet any pre-requisite and academic requirements. International students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained the required standards prior to admission.


This program is professionally accredited by the Australian Computer Society.

Study pathways

Students who exit this degree having successfully completed the first two years will receive an associate degree.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Mawson Lakes International: $100,800 No
  • Full-time : 3 years

Further information

Entry is available to students who have completed a professional course from the list on the University of South Australia website.

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