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Cyber Security

University of New South Wales

Ph.D. On Campus
48 months
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About

The Cyber Security program at University of New South Wales is intended to prepare candidates for the highest level of professional practice, in which they can contribute significantly to the development of the multi-disciplinary study of cyber security.

Overview

The Cyber Security program at University of New South Wales consists of one-third coursework (equivalent to one-year full-time study) and two-thirds research (equivalent to two-years full-time study) which may be in an area encountered by the student while undertaking coursework.

The programme

High level professional practice in the field of cyber security involves the continuous improvement of the associated body of knowledge in order to manage the ever-increasing complexity of information security and assurance. This extension requires significant experience and a mastery of the professional body of knowledge, underpinned by strong research skills.

In this program, mastery of the professional body of knowledge is achieved in the coursework component, which builds on prior education and the experience gained through professional practice.

Based on this mastery of the professional body of knowledge, the thesis component of the program develops the research skills necessary for an experienced practitioner to be able to make a significant contribution to the continuous improvement of professional practice in the field of cyber security.

Programme Structure

  • The degree consists of one third coursework (equivalent to two semesters full-time study) and two thirds research (equivalent to a minimum of four semesters full-time study) which may be taken in an area encountered by the student while undertaking coursework.
  • All coursework must be completed before the commencement of the dissertation. Assessment of the research component is as for other final higher research degrees, i.e. award / not award / re-submit.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Credits

144 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
58
More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Provider Code: 00098G

  •  A candidate for the degree shall have been awarded an undergraduate degree from the University of New South Wales or a qualification considered equivalent from another university or tertiary institution at a level acceptable to the Committee, and shall have completed the qualifying program to an approved standard.

The UNSW qualifying programs are one of the following degrees or their equivalent:

  • Master of Cyber Security (8628), 
  • Master of Cyber Security (Operations) (8629)
  • Master of Cyber Security, Strategy and Diplomacy (8631)
The standard required is an average of 75 or better in the candidate's qualifying program. In addition, a research proposal must be submitted as soon as feasible after completion of the qualifying program. Admission to the program will be conditional on the viability of the research proposal.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    950 AUD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 950 AUD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    950 AUD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 950 AUD per credit and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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