Graduate Certificate in Cyber Forensics

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Graduate Certificate in Cyber Forensics

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Program summary

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.

Careers

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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Application and admission advice

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What will I study

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Program structure

Required courses (4) 48 units

SEC701 Cyber Laws and the Rules of Evidence
SEC705 Device Forensics*
SEC706 Network Forensics*
SEC707 Mobile Forensics*

Note: Program structures are subject to change.

Total units: 48

Recommended study sequence

This recommended study sequence ONLY represents the CURRENT program structure. Students in previous structures should use this sequence to inform order of courses and current course details. For courses in your commencing structure not included in the current sequence, search the course code for current course offerings and requisites.

Program requirements
  • Successfully complete 48 units as outlined in the program structure.

How to apply

Am I eligible to apply?
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

Apply direct to USC International

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How to enrol

New to USC?

Once you have applied and received your offer of a place from USC, follow the steps to Get Started at USC to respond to your offer, plan your study and enrol in the correct courses (subjects).

Continuing students

Before you enrol it's important to check your commencing program structure and the published recommended study sequence to make sure you study the right courses at the right time and will be ready to graduate from your degree when you plan to.

To better understand your program structure and for instructions on how to review your progress and plan your remaining courses, visit the Managing your progression page.

Visit How do I enrol? for enrolment instructions and key dates.

Need assistance?

View step-by-step instructions to enrol at How do I enrol?

Refer to the Academic Calendar for key dates, including the last day to add, drop or swap a course or class and Census dates.

Search for answers and ask questions about enrolling or contact Student Central.

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