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Master of Information Security and Digital Forensics

  • Masters (Coursework)

Security of computer systems and networks is a major concern for organisations and individuals. The Master of Information Security and Digital Forensics addresses the need for professionals in this field.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
1.5 years full-time
Course Code
AK1324
Study Mode
Online, In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$8,807 per year / $13,211 total
International Fees
$37,701 per year / $56,552 total

About this course

Security of computer systems and networks is a major concern for organisations and individuals. The Master of Information Security and Digital Forensics addresses the need for professionals in this field.

With the rapid expansion of the internet, cybercrime and malicious software deployments are on the increase. There is a need for security professionals who can protect assets and information by securing networks and computer systems. The Master of Information Security and Digital Forensics also develops skills in discovering and recording digital forensic evidence of crimes and malicious behaviour by extracting data from networks, hard drives, cell phones and other digital devices.

Entry requirements

  • Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences (or equivalent) with a B grade average in level 7 courses
  • May be required to supply references and attend a selection interview

International student entry requirements

Study locations

City Campus

Online

Career pathways

  • Computer forensic and security specialist
  • Computer forensic technician
  • Corporate and business IT forensic and security personnel
  • Forensic analyst
  • Forensic technology investigator
  • Forensic computer examiner
  • Forensic computing specialist
  • Electronic forensic investigator
  • Independent IT forensic consultants
  • Information security specialist
  • Information system auditors
  • Members of computer emergency response teams
  • Members of high technology police units
  • Network and IT system administrators
  • Software developers and architects