Graduate Certificate in Cyber Forensics

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Graduate Certificate in Cyber Forensics


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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.
Admission requirements

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.

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Technology requirements

Find out about the minimum hardware and software required for this program.

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Domestic students
  1. Download and complete the Application for postgraduate coursework form.
  2. Lodge the completed application form with supporting documentation to Student Central by the due date.
International students

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