Master of Computer Science (Network and Information Security)

University of Wollongong

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00102E

All industries today require computer scientists with deep skill sets and an ability to remain on the cutting edge of emerging technologies in network and information security.The Master of Computer Science (Network and Information Security) focuses on preparing current Information and Communication Technology (ICT) professionals with a Bachelor degree in Computer Science or Information Technology for managerial roles related to information technology. It can also prepare you for an ICT research degree: Master of Philosophy or PhD.


To qualify for award of the degree of Master of Computer Science, complete 96 credit points and satisfy all course requirements for the degree outlined in the course structure.


  • Advanced network security
  • Mathematics for cryptography
  • Modern cryptography

Standard entry requirements

Recognised Bachelor degree with an equivalent average mark of 60% in any area. Applicants with other qualifications and substantial relevant professional experience may be considered.


The degree is professionally accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Study pathways

Applicants with a Bachelor degree in Computer Science may apply for credit for 24 credit points (1 session).

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Wollongong International: $72,192 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Wollongong.

Total course tuition fees shown are indicative, and are based on normal course length and progression. These fees are subject to change from year to year.

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