The course will provide you, an ICT professional, a broad understanding of cyber security and data analytics. Graduates will be prepared to apply software tools to the wealth of data in current IT systems, as well as informing of the mechanisms available to prevent, identify and respond to attacks on critical infrastructure and business operations.
On completing a Graduate Certificate of Cyber Analytics (Advanced), you can choose a career in a wide variety of roles including:
|Duration||1 years full-time or 2 years part-time|
|Credit Points that Must be Earned||24|
|Number of Units Required||CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses. Units in postgraduate courses normally consist of 6 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 12, 18, 24).|
|Expected Hours of Study||One point of credit is equivalent to an expectation of approximately two hours of student work per week in a term.|
|Course Type||Postgraduate Award|
|Qualification (post nominal)||GradCertCybAn(Adv)|
|AQF Level||Level 8: Graduate Certificate|
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must have completed an Australian Computer Society (ACS) accredited Bachelor level (or higher) qualification, and demonstrate a minimum of two years' work experience within the Information Technology industry.
Experience can be demonstrated in the form of a letter of employment, presented on a company lettterhead and signed and dated by a delegated authority. Please ensure the letter contains your position title, a brief position description and your length of service.
English Language Proficiency Requirements
If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.
Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:
If you do not satisfy any of the above you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve one of the following scores as below.
English test results remain valid for no more than two years between the final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.
Each student will be assessed individually.
This is a self-paced study course for students with 400 hours duration. This is a hyper-flexible course that is available 24/7 and 365 days a year to support study.
|Interim Awards||Not applicable|
|Exit Awards||Not applicable|
|Course Learning Outcomes|
|Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors||1||2||3||4|
|1. KNOWLEDGE Have specialised knowledge within a systematic and coherent body of knowledge that may include the acquisition and application of knowledge and skills in a new or existing discipline or professional area|
|2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review,analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge and identify and provide solutions to complex problems|
|3. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to think critically and to generate and evaluate complex ideas|
|4. SKILLS Have specialised technical and creative skills in a field of highly skilled and/or professional practice|
|5. SKILLS Have communication skills to demonstrate an understanding of theoretical concepts|
|6. SKILLS Have communication skills to transfer complex knowledge and ideas to a variety of audiences|
|7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to make high level, independent judgements in a range of technical or management functions in varied specialised contexts|
|8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to initiate, plan, implement and evaluate broad functions within varied specialised technical and/or creative contexts|
|9. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for personal outputs and all aspects of the work or function of others within broad parameters|
|Number of units: 4||Total credit points: 24|
This course is nested within the Graduate Diploma of Cyber Analytics (Advanced) and Master of Cyber Analytics (Advanced).
The following four units are compulsory for this course.
|Students must complete the following compulsory units:|
|COIT20278||Cyber Security Frameworks|
|COIT20279||Cyber Security Tools and Techniques|
|COIT20280||Principles of Data Analytics|
|COIT20281||Cyber Security Teams and Communication|