Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00244B

The Master of Cyber Security enables students to acquire an advanced level of knowledge and skills, including project experience in Cyber Security. Broaden your knowledge in contemporary domains; including data mining, big data analytics, web and cloud security, Internet of Things, Financial Technology, and digital forensics. The capstone project provides students with skills comparable to industry practice.


  • The Master of Cyber Security consists of 16 units and has the following structure: 6 foundation core courses, 4 advanced core courses
  • 4 advanced specialisation courses
  • and 1 capstone project course of two units.


  • Business Application
  • Governance Risk and Compliance
  • Technical.

Standard entry requirements

3-year bachelor degree, or equivalent qualification, from a recognised university.


USQ is currently seeking accreditation for this degree with the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Study pathways

As the Master Cyber Security is a graduate conversion program, credits approved in the program do not automatically apply to other postgraduate programs offered by USQ. Up to a total of 8 credits may be granted for the 16-unit Master of Cyber Security. Credits may be granted on the basis of completed equivalent postgraduate study from a recognised university

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