What will I learn?
Graduates of this degree hold a qualification that is professionally accredited by the Australian Computer Society. Your major in Networking and Cybersecurity will see you studying areas such as:
systems administration and design
network architecture and security
CCNP route, switch and troubleshoot
digital forensics and electronic discovery
cloud, virtualisation and storage
The networking courses in this degree prepare you to sit industry certification exams in CISCO, CCNA and CCNP. This means that you could hold a highly regarded industry certification as well. You will learn through exposure to the real working world, and from the very latest in research developments and technologies. You ill have opportunities for industry placements, internships and research projects with industry partners.
Careers to consider:
network administrator: supporting infrastructure for wired network connections, wireless access points and remotely connected users; ensuring continuous network operations; performing installation, configuration, maintenance, upgrade, documentation, and operational support of network equipment
IT cybersecurity: specialist understanding vulnerabilities and threats; performing threat and risk assessments, and mitigation strategies; developing network system architecture and design; auditing, acceptance testing and compliance; ability to work in a close team
network engineer: designing and implementing networks and network security; understanding of security tools like cloud security, malware detection, web application firewalls, intrusion prevention; technical security risk assessment; writing security procedures and documentation
What you'll learn:
You will start your degree with core courses in information technology. These will give you a solid grounding in important areas such as IT, network, database and programming fundamentals, and systems analysis.
You will then move on to your major in Networking and Cybersecurity. Your networking courses prepare you to sit industry certification exams in CISCO, CCNA and CCNP.
Future study opportunities:
Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours)
Master of Information Technology (Enterprise Management)
Master of Cybersecurity
Master of Data Science
Which department am I in? School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences
Students must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 program. English language requirements: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic: Overall 6.0 (with 6.0 in Reading and Writing) obtained within the last two years, or a corresponding result via one of the alternative English language tests recognized by the University.
To be eligible for selection, applicants are required to:
Qualify for the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE), and obtain a competitive ATAR, and meet any prerequisite requirements with a minimum grade of C-
Alternatively, applicants can fulfil one of the following requirements with a competitive result, and demonstrate that they fulfil any prerequisite requirements, and other academic requirements for the program:
Complete secondary education qualifications equivalent to SACE, or
Complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 24 points, or
Complete at least four Open Universities Australia (OUA) courses at undergraduate level or above, or
Complete an award from a registered training organisation at Certificate IV level or above, or
Qualify for Special Entry, or
Complete a University Foundation Studies program
OR Completed one of the following professional courses:
Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP) Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) CompTIA A+ Certification Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) Microsoft Certified Solutions Master (MCSM) Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
English Language Requirements:
IELTS score of 6.0; TOEFL iBT score of 60 with Reading and Writing not less than 18; TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) score of 550 with TWE of 4.5; Cambridge CAE/CPE score of 169; Pearson's test of English (Academic) (PTE) score of 50 with Reading and Writing communicative scores not less than 50; CELUSA score of AE4.
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This university accepts pathways courses from Eynesbury
A$30,400.00 (US$ 23,779) per year
26 February 2018, 25 June 2018
Mawson Lakes Campus Ground Floor - C Building, ADELAIDE, South Australia, 5001, ADELAIDE, Australia