Curtin University

Australia ,Perth | Perth

Bachelor of Computing (Cyber Security)

  • Duration: 36
  • $ 32700/year
  • IELTS: 6(6)
  • Bachelor

An Australian public research university with its headquarters in Bentley, Perth, Western Australia, Curtin University was originally known as Curtin University of Technology and Western Australian Institute of Technology (WAIT). With 59,939 students in 2021, it will be the largest university in Western Australia and bear the name of John Curtin, who served as Prime Minister of Australia from 1941 to 1945. One of Australia's leading public institutions, Curtin University is situated in Perth. According to the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2022, the university has recently positioned itself among the top 1% of universities worldwide. The only university in Western Australia to receive the highest possible rating for a tertiary institution—five stars plus—is Curtin University.


Because of its extensive array of cutting-edge courses, strong ties to industry, and high-impact research, Curtin University is a well-liked study abroad location.
In the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Curtin is listed as one of the worldwide institutions with over 58,000 students from all over the world, and it is placed ninth domestically. The certified and well recognized curricula offered by Curtin are presented in a welcoming, student-centered learning environment, enabling you to customize your studies to your career goals.


The graduates from Curtin University are regarded for being prepared for the workforce and driven to improve the world. The practical emphasis of the courses will boost your employability after graduation by providing you with useful real-world experience. Gain knowledge from qualified instructors and gain exposure to the business world through outings, internships, practical tasks, guest lectures, and networking opportunities. Curtin researchers, business, government, and the community collaborate on several high-impact research initiatives because to the university's outstanding facilities. These international partnerships foster innovation in important industries including business, mining, and health. As a student, they can provide you special chances including access to genuine business and research, employment networks, and novel experiences.

The main ideas and difficulties in data protection and computer software security are the subject of this major. Both the high-level and low-level practical facets of computer security will be covered. Theoretical components of cryptography, data access policy creation, and security program management are at the high level. Computer forensics, network intrusion detection, and incident management are examples of low-level components. Graduates comprehend the challenges surrounding the protection of individual rights and possess the abilities to recognize and put into practice appropriate applications for certain contexts. What types of professions are possible with a major in cyber security (B Comp)? Careers: - Internet security expert - System administrator for security - Cryptographer Industries: - E-commerce - Finance - Healthcare - Manufacturing - Education What you'll discover? - Use best practice procedures when developing and implementing software. - Analyze common cyber security methods, techniques, and technologies in a way that is acceptable for a given challenge, and use critical thinking and creativity to come up with novel, ideal, theoretical, and practical solutions. - Identify, assess, and synthesize data from many computing sources to improve the software design and implementation process. - Write down software and security actions and artifacts, explain them verbally and in writing to both technical and non-technical audiences, and communicate effectively using methods that are suitable for the target audience and the intended goal. - Utilize new and existing technologies efficiently, especially those that pertain to cyber security, while understanding their benefits and drawbacks. - Maintain intellectual curiosity through keeping up with new information, partaking in ongoing training and study, and taking charge of one's own education and growth. - Recognize and implement ACSC and ISO27000 series standards for cyber security, as well as IEEE/ACM/ACS standards for software development. - Use technology to make a positive impact on society in a safe, moral, legal, and ethical way. - When working both independently and with others, show initiative, leadership, and moral behavior.

FEES: Tuition: $32700 per year

IELTS: 6(6) Academics: 2.8 GPA

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