University of Newcastle

Australia ,New South Wales | Newcastle

Master of Cyber Security

  • Duration: 24
  • $ 42150/year
  • IELTS: 6.5(6)
  • Master

Newcastle University, sometimes referred to as the University of Newcastle (UON), is a public university in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. It was founded in 1965, and its main campus is in the Callaghan neighborhood of Newcastle. The institution also has campuses in Singapore, Newcastle CBD, Sydney CBD, Port Macquarie, and Ourimbah.


The University of Newcastle is a part of Universities Australia, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, and the Australian Technology Network. The Wollotuka Institute at the university provides courses in Indigenous studies. Additionally, the Pathways and Academic Learning Support Centre offers Indigenous students, students who have recently left high school, and students who are mature-aged programs for postsecondary preparation.

The way we live and do business has been fundamentally altered by the internet. We depend more and more on networked apps to analyze data and make crucial business choices, thus it's crucial for people, businesses, and governments to be able to protect cyberspace from assaults so they can operate their operations successfully.  Globally, there is now a severe lack of cyber security knowledge and skills.


The Master of Cyber Security program at the University of Newcastle is intended to give you the high-quality education you need to work in the field of cyber security. You will learn a great deal about cyber systems and infrastructures, their applications, and the legal elements of cyber security, giving you the knowledge and abilities to meet the significant worldwide talent shortages in these fields.


You will get the chance to collaborate with business partners on a hands-on project that spans two semesters, giving you the chance to learn really useful skills for your future.

Major research areas consist of:

  • Understanding the dangers and assaults against cyber security
  • methods for analyzing security breaches and countermeasures
  • ideas and methods for distributed systems security
  • design of secure apps and systems
  • Security protocols and encrypting methods
  • Concepts and methods for enhancing privacy in technology
  • Techniques for system and organization security management
  • Cybersecurity best practices and standards

After completing this program, you will be able to use your knowledge of cyber security to work in a range of areas of industry.

The following courses can assist your motivation and direction:

  • Data Protection
  • Security for Systems and Networks
  • Analysis of Security Attacks and Strategies for Mitigation
  • Industry Security Standards and Practices
  • Engineering Difficulty

After completing this program, you will be able to use your knowledge of cyber security to work in a range of areas of industry.


Possible career paths include:

  • managers of security systems
  • security advisor
  • Cryptographer
  • IT security specialist
  • Created security systems
  • security expert


Tuition: $42150 per year




You will be paid AU$1250 per 10 units of study.


The scholarship is valued at AU$10,000 for each year of study under a standard full-time study load of 80 units. The payment will be applied directly to your student account for each term of study in your eligible program(s) as a tuition fee reduction. The amount applied is on a pro rata basis and will be adjusted according to approved reduced study load, credit exemptions, progression or enrolment above full-time study load.

IELTS: 6.5(6)


Academics: 2.8 GPA

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