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As businesses increase their digital surface across multiple devices, the attack space for hackers increases. An increase in investment into cloud and mobile technologies only adds to the problem. In this digital age, companies require many more teams of cyber security specialists who can prevent, detect and mitigate cyber attacks to keep their digital assets safe.
Major in Cyber Security with a Master of Networking from MIT, and join the ranks of IT professionals who are securing our digital assets. The new Cyber Security major has been developed specifically in answer to the market need, and will equip you to respond to the call to action. Graduate with skills in cyber security and analytics, digital forensics and advanced network design to meet the challenge.
A global shortage of cyber security specialists requires a globally recognised qualification. The Master of Networking from MIT is accredited at the professional level by the Australian Computer Society meaning graduates can take their degree almost anywhere in the world.
Work-Integrated Learning: To ensure you can use your skills as soon as you graduate, you will be required to undertake an industry project as part of your course.
|Level||Higher Degree Course (Masters)|
|Approval Status||This course is approved by TEQSA under the Higher Education Standards Framework.|
|Australian Quality Framework (AQF) recognition||The award conferred upon completion is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 9|
|CRICOS Course Code||062229K (VIC)|
|Duration||2 Years (4 Trimesters) Full-Time or Equivalent Part-Time (Domestic Students only)|
|Intake||March, July, November|
|Study mode||On Campus|
Graduates of this course will:
Each unit consists of 20 credit points. A full time study load is 60 credit points per trimester. MNet comprises of ten core units and two electives that may make up a specialisation such as Network Security or Systems Analysis (see below). MN404 and MN405 are available for students who need to supplement their undergraduate degree program. Students who have gaps in their undergraduate program will need to undertake these units to ensure they meet prerequisite requirements for core units.
MN601 Network Project Management
* MN404 and MN405 as pre‐requisites are required only for the non‐cognate stream.
Program structures and units are subject to change through the process of regular course revision. There is no guarantee that every unit will be offered in any particular trimester.
It is mandatory for awarding of the Master of Networking degree that the student undertake the final year project units: MN691 Research Methods and Project Design, and MN692 Capstone Project. If a third party is required to find a project for the student, the student will incur a fee. The industry based project is designed to provide students with real world experience, working for an industry client on a project focussed within their discipline of study.
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Graduates of the MNet - Major in Cyber Security may find employment in leadership roles in network management system administration and ICT services delivery and management within a wide range of public and private enterprises. Typical roles (some with additional work experience) including:
The Master of Networking is accredited by the Australian Computer Society in the Professional Level.
The Master of Networking is accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) - www.teqsa.gov.au.
For the cognate stream: An Australian bachelor degree or equivalent in Information Technology or a related discipline such as computer science, software engineering, computer engineering or networking.
For the non-cognate stream: An Australian bachelor degree or equivalent in any other discipline.
|English language Proficiency tests||Results Required|
|IELTS (Academic)||Overall score 6.0 (no band less than 5.5) or equivalent|
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Master of Networking
The industry-based project I’m working on as part of my degree is very exciting because it helps blind people have easy access to their music using their mobile phone or computer
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