Graduate Certificate in Cyber Investigations - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

Accessibility links

Graduate Certificate in Cyber Investigations

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.

Study location
  • Online
USC program code
Semester 1
1 year part time
Study mode
Total courses
Total units
Not available to international students on a Student visa.
  • This program is not CRICOS registered. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.
  • Fee type - Funding Cluster 3
  • Note:Students in specific courses may have the opportunity to seek external industry certifications. Any fees associated with these certifications must be borne by the student and are not the responsibility of the University

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

What will I study?

Select your location, starting year and starting semester below to display your program structure and study sequence.

Select your location, starting year and starting semester below to display your program structure and study sequence.

The study sequence ONLY represents the CURRENT program structure. Students MUST follow their commencing structure and use this study sequence to guide enrolment.

Program structure

Total units:

Study sequence

Submit an enquiry

Questions? Ask us anything about studying this program. Alternatively, contact Student Central with any student-related enquiries.

Success! Thank you Something went wrong! {{responseMessage}}

Or chat now