Bachelor of Information Technology (Networking and Security) (Bachelor Degree)

Federation University Australia Australia

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The award
Bachelor Degree

How long you will study
3 Years

Domestic course fees
find out

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
February, July

International course fees
AUD 24300 per year

All study options

About Bachelor of Information Technology (Networking and Security) at Federation University Australia

CRICOS 092055A

This program holds Professional Level accreditation with the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Learn how to defend business, government and individuals databases which hold sensitive data. Employment in this area has experienced strong growth over the last ten years, and is forecast to continue to do so.

Your specialisation in security will allow you to be on the frontline of the war in cyberspace and to become familiar with the methods attackers use. You learn to investigate how security breaches occur, how private information is vulnerable and ways to protect it.

You will develop an understanding of the security models provided by the major operating systems involved in modern computer networks. Through lecture and lab work you will delve into networks, their protocols and hardware and investigate how these systems can be vulnerable to a malicious attack. Your problem solving skills will come to the fore, a part of your role may include ethical hacking ' testing a system to break-in or to find weak points.

As a network architect, or an IT security specialist, you can look forward to a varied career in information security, IT operations and more.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBachelor DegreeHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
    Course startsFebruary, JulyDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesAUD 24300 per year

Notes about fees for this course

International fees are per 120 credit points which represents 1 EFTSL or a standard full-time study load for a year.

A range of scholarships, bursaries and grants are available for international students at www.federation.edu.au/scholarships.

Entry requirements

Overall IELTS band score of 6.0, with no band less than 5.5, or equivalent.

Successful completion of Australian Year 12 with final-year mathematics courses, or overseas equivalent.

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