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Master of Cybersecurity

Monash University
Program overview
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Start dates
42,800 USD
February 2022

42,800 USD
February 2023

42,800 USD
February 2024
Monash University

Program description

Master of Cybersecurity

The Master of Cybersecurity is a postgraduate degree that providesyou with the skills to manage and administer cybersecurity and blockchain and preparesyou for careers as security systems analysts, systems designers, data communications specialists or security software engineers or administrators.

The duration may vary depending on prior qualifications as 1.5 or 2 years full-time.

Admission requirements

Entry requirements vary depending on your program. Most Masters degrees require an average of 65% (or equivalent) in your Bachelor degree, and Bachelor degrees each have unique entry scores. For more information about local and international curricula, please contact Monash.

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Program content

The course is structured in three parts:

  • Part A. Foundations for advanced security studies,
  • Part B. Core master's study, and
  • Part C. Advanced practice.

Tuition fees

Tuition fees vary, and are listed with each degree on the Monash website under “Applications and Fees”. For more information, please contact us or visit our website.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.


Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that you will:

  1. critically assess existing systems using theories, techniques, and software tools that are available in the field of cybersecurity and blockchain.
  2. adapt new and emerging technologies in application development based on an understanding of the underpinning principles of cybersecurity.
  3. analyze and document the core issues in building secure and effective systems, evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of the systems, and propose solutions.
  4. be competent designers of architectures for secure systems.
  5. through either a significant research thesis component or research-grounded industrial project, review, synthesize, apply and evaluate existing systems and extend them with new technologies.
  6. analyze issues and solutions in security and system design as they affect general and particular communities.
  7. evaluate the implication of ethical issues and norms in privacy and security.

Continuing studies

Successful completion of this course may provide a pathway to a graduate research degree.

Progression will be conditional on you completing the minor thesis research pathway (as described in Part C, a.) and achieving the minimum entry requirements for either the Master of Philosophy or the Doctor of Philosophy.

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Monash University

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Why study at Monash University

  • Monash is ranked one of the best universities in the world, sitting at #51 in 2021.
  • We are the largest university in Australia, with 10 faculties and over 300 degrees to choose from.
  • With students from over 100 countries and some of the most innovative and employable degrees in Australia, we are the perfect launchpad for your career.

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Monash University

211 Wellington Road
3170 Melbourne Victoria

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