Master of Cyber Security

Study Area

Information technology and computer science

Study Level



RMIT University



Course Detail


Melbourne City

Intake Time

February & July

Standard Duration

2 years

About the Course

The Master of Cyber Security will provide you with the range of skills required for an increasingly connected world, where security of information is critical. This degree aims to equip you with the mathematical, technical and business tools to secure an organisation’s information systems. Secure systems and networks are a vital responsibility for organisations of all sizes and in our increasingly connected world, it is more important than ever. From the latest internet worm to identity theft, danger is no more than a click away. You will learn about local area network (LAN) security, cryptography, the Advanced Encryption Standard, RSA, smartcards, biometrics, ethical hacking and information systems risk management. This course includes opportunities for cyber security internships with industry organisations, both large and small.


Average Score

at least GPA 2.0/4.0


6.5 (6.0)

Background Requirements


RMIT University

Institute Ranking

#223 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #15 in Australia

Program Ranking