Graduate Certificate in Cyber Investigations

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Graduate Certificate in Cyber Investigations


Program summary

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Professor David Lacey
Program coordinator

Professor David Lacey

Extend your skills into cyber investigations.

Building upon your existing ICT and cyber environment knowledge, this program will help you develop the specialised knowledge and technical skills to enable you to conduct complex cyber investigations.

Continue towards master’s level with the Master in Cyber Investigation and Forensics.

In this program you will:

  • Investigate the causes and actors behind network intrusions, data breaches, cybercrimes, online fraud and identity theft.
  • Evaluate, analyse, integrate and interpret multiple sources of data.
  • Learn to analyse and preserve digital evidence to solve crimes related to theft, cyber intrusion, insider crimes, cyber stalking and more.
  • Understand the legal and ethical issues associated with cyber investigations.
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 course work component or equivalent.

Please note that offshore international students enrolling in this program can only study it fully online. This program is not available to onshore international students on a Student Visa.


Cyber investigations, cybercrime investigator, cyber security investigator

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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How to apply

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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

Apply direct to USC International

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