Become a cyber forensics specialist
In this program, you'll build on your knowledge of ICT and cyber environments and become a specialist in computer forensics. Designed by industry experts, you'll learn across a range of digital applications and be exposed to contemporary cyber scenarios.
Continue towards master’s level with the Master in Cyber Investigation and Forensics.
In this program you will:
- Understand the legal and ethical issues associated with cyber forensics and investigations.
- Develop relevant, specialist knowledge and skills across a range of digital applications and cyber scenarios.
- Develop competencies within a holistic framework of professionalism, collaboration and critical self-reflective practice.
- Learn from key experts and innovators in the field.
To be considered for admission, candidates would normally be required to possess an undergraduate degree from a recognised higher education institution with a technology related field, or successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security.
Digital evidence practitioner, computer forensics specialist
Be at the forefront of cyber security
As part of USC’s Institute for Cyber Investigations and Forensics, you'll learn from industry experts and be at the cutting-edge of cyber research, advocacy and commercialisation.Learn more
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Required courses (4) 48 units
Note: Program structures are subject to change.
Total units: 48
Recommended study sequence
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How to apply
Am I eligible to apply?
- Confirm that you meet the program specific admission requirements, prerequisites and recommended prior study outlined on Why study this program?
- Confirm that you meet the general postgraduate admission requirements and English Language Proficiency requirements
- Download and complete the Application for postgraduate coursework form.
- Lodge the completed application form with supporting documentation to Student Central by the due date.
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