Graduate Diploma in Cyber Security

Become a leader in cyber security, equipped with new and exciting ways to meet the security challenges of the future.

This one-year postgraduate program aims to create specialists with a deep understanding of cyber security’s impact on every aspect of modern life, and to empower cyber security leaders for a resilient, more productive digital future.

You'll undertake advanced level courses covering a range of key topics and delve deep into major cyber security challenges facing the world. You'll be prepared with a range of responses, including technical, policy, organisational, governance and geopolitical.

You'll gain integrated learning experience and advance your professional network by working with a cohort with diverse backgrounds from technology, business, mathematics and humanities, unique to UQ. You'll be equipped to look at the field from a different angle, ask bigger questions, and find new and exciting ways to tackle real and emerging cyber security threats.

Tailor your study in:

  • Cryptography
  • Cyber Criminology
  • Cyber Defence
  • Leadership

You'll learn:

  • Fundamentals of Cyber Security
  • Information Security Essentials
  • Cyber Security Governance, Policy, Ethics and Law
  • Cyber Criminology and Global Security

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