This networking and cyber security course will provide you with the ICT skills you need to persue an highly sought after career in one of the world's largest industries. You'll gain a strong foundation in:
After completion, you wish to apply for a Bachelor of Computer Systems (with a security spcialisation), where you will critically engage with a core body of knowledge to analyse, comprehend and synthesise new information, concepts and evidence; analyse, design and troubleshoot complex systems, with a particular focus on network, security or data centre issues; and investigate, assess and critically evaluate new technologies, applying technical, ethical and business criteria.
03 Aug 2020 at 02:00PM AEST
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Australian Residents: February and July
Offshore Residents: February and July (July 2020 intake is now closed)
Full time: 6 months (or part time equivalent for Australian Residents only)
Mode of delivery is online. Online engagement hours are typically 16 hours per week. An additional 32 hours per week of personal study time is typical.
This course is delivered online. Online learning can involve a range of programs and resources including StudentWeb, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, Skype, specific industry platforms, pre-recorded sessions, assigned reading, tutorials, discussion boards, and online activities. Online delivery means that you can enrol in this course when you wish, and complete at your own pace.
After successful completion of this course, you may wish to apply for roles such as:
The course will develop graduates to acquire much sought after cyber security skills for a wide range of business and enterprise settings. Graduates will be able to analyse, design, implement, and manage IT security programs for enterprises, and develop strategy, planning, governance, policy, and risk management architectures. Graduates will also gain in-depth knowledge of network security, including firewalls; virtual private networks; and intrusion prevention systems. Graduates will also obtain knowledge and skills across key areas of IT security, including system management; service management; software application security; virtualisation; and cryptography.
You must be able to provide evidence of a score of at least 20 in VCE maths (any) and 20 in VCE English or be able to demonstrate an equivalent literacy and numeracy standard
VTAC application and direct entry available
Applicants completing secondary education (Year 12) or equivalent must:
All other applicants must:
Please apply through:
After completing this couse, you may wish to apply for entry into the Bachelor of Computer Systems at Box Hill Institute, with each subject credited to the degree.
This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments
Applicants located outside of Australia Will be charged A$9,055.00
In 2020, Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) eligible domestic students will pay a tuition fee of $0 for a limited number of places. To apply for one of these places, please submit a course enquiry. Students must complete the course by December 2020 to be eligible for the discounted fee. Students who study beyond this date will be required to pay full fees.
To get a CSP you must be one of the following:
More information about the eligibility requirements for CSPs can be found at the Study Assist website.
|Government Subsidised Standard||Full Fee|
|Core Skills Support Fee||$80||$80|
|Retain Course Items||$0||$0|
|Total Course Estimate||$240||$8,088|
|Payable Estimate (at commencement)||$240||$8,088|
Retain Course Items are purchased once by the student prior to commencing. Those items then become the property of the student. Fees listed are at 2020 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. The student tuition fees listed are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
You must complete 4 subjects to complete this undergraduate certificate.
This subject gives an overview of the principal areas of Cyber Security. It covers the seven domains of common cyber security overviews such as the (ISC)² SSCP qualification, and is aligned with that qualification. The areas covered include Cyber Security analysis, controls and operations, various threats and how to counter and protect against them and how to respond to successful attacks.
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