Bachelor of Cyber Security and Behaviour

Western Sydney University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

This course meets the pressing need for the application of psychological theory and research to understand cyber security issues in the context of decision-making, human errors, social influence, organisational cultures and vulnerable populations. As cyber threats become more sophisticated and damaging across all types of organisations, cyber security has become one of the nation's top priorities. Students will gain a solid grounding in conventional computer and network security concepts and skills. This course leads to a range of rewarding career options for graduates. Examples include cyber safety officer, data security, security analyst, risk analytics, cyber policing, cyber intelligence, intelligence analytics and terror-informatics.

Structure

240 credits

Subjects

  • Cyber security
  • Psychology: Human Behaviour

Standard entry requirements

HSC. Prospective online students apply for admission to this course directly through WSU Online. Eligibility will be assessed according to the existing admission criteria.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Parramatta International: $78,720 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Further information

This course is also available online via WSU Online.

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