Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security Management

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About the course

The Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security Management is a part-time, online course for working professionals looking to position themselves for success in one of the world's most rapidly evolving sectors. It will equip managers with the holistic vision and strategic thinking needed to build organisational cyber resilience.


Workplace ready in
8 months

Study mode

100% online


Reduced cost in 2021 thanks to CSP funding


Intakes in October, March & July

Course learning outcomes

  • Develop a critical knowledge of the cyber security ecosystem.
  • Analyse complex cyber security problems and produce solutions.
  • Understand current cyber security threats and responses.
  • Persuasively articulate complex cyber security issues.
  • Lead cyber security teams and systems.
  • Manage cyber security responses with a high degree of autonomy.

Why study cybersecurity at UC

2021 course cost:


Indicative domestic CSP fee for part-time students commencing in 2021. Fees are subject to annual change.

No previous IT experience required

Position yourself for success in a booming industry

Attract higher salaries

What you will learn

Upcoming intakes

  1. October 2021
  2. March 2022
  3. July 2022
  4. October 2022


Who it's for

Perfect for working professionals of all levels across a wide range of sectors such as legal, government, operations, technology and more. This qualification is best suited to anyone managing data privacy issues, business process and systems that are at risk of cyber attacks.

Entry requirements

A recognised bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Management, Commerce or Law (or equivalent) or, 3 years work experience in Information Technology, Management, Commerce or Law.

Career outlook

27% more roles

Australian Cyber security sector roles are set to grow by 27% between 2020-2024

Very strong future growth

The Australian government predicts very strong future growth for ICT Security.
(Job Outlook)

Talent deficit

Australia has an under supply of Cyber Security qualified professionals. Industry is urgently seeking leaders to drive growth.

Meet your teachers


Students in this program can look forward to career growth and success in one of Australia’s most rapidly expanding industries

Dr Abu Barkat Ullah

This course can help those that are new to cyber security develop careers in the field, while protecting businesses and communities

Dr Wanli Ma

Learn how Cybersecurity interacts with the law, and how to manage digital risks, rights and responsibilities effectively

Dr Bruce Baer Arnold

Next steps

Want more information? Download the Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security Management course brochure or speak with our friendly Future Students Team to have any of your questions answered.