Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security Management

Help protect your workplace against cyber-crime

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Discover the full details of this course, including:

  • Course and unit guide
  • Time commitment
  • Entry requirements
  • Career outlook

Why study the Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security Management?


Flexible online learning

Study when it suits you, thanks to 100% online subjects delivered in just 7 weeks. Be supported by UC’s cyber security, legal and HR experts.

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Build on your experience

Complement your existing experience and qualifications across a wide range of area such as legal, government, operations and technology.


Strong career outlook

Take advantage of growing career opportunities in one of Australia’s fastest growing sectors.

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Course highlights

This course will equip you with knowledge in governance, infrastructure and people management to help protect you and your workplace against cyber-crime.

In this course you’ll:

  • Develop a practical understanding of the cyber security ecosystem.
  • Understand modern cyber security threats.
  • Learn how to respond to cyber security threats.
  • Gain skills to articulate complex cyber security issues.
  • Lead cyber security teams and systems with autonomy.
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Fast facts

Workplace ready in 8 months

Intakes in March, July and October

No previous IT experience required

$3,250 per unit ( FEE-HELP available)

*Indicative domestic fee for students commencing in 2023. Fees subject to annual change.

Course overview

Taught by experts in the industry, it’ll equip students with a foundational understanding and the essential skills needed to build organisational cyber resilience.

Why study cyber security with UC?

Top 3 for employability

UC is ranked in the top three universities in Australia for employment for postgraduate Computing and Information Systems.*

*(THE, 2022)

Top teaching quality in Canberra

UC is ranked number 1 for teaching quality in Canberra by postgraduate Computing and Information Systems graduates.*

#1 in Canberra for skills development

UC is ranked number 1 for skills development in Canberra by postgraduate Computing and Information Systems graduates.*

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.

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What you will learn


Upcoming intakes

06 March 2023

3 July 2023

Applications open

23 October 2023

Applications open

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

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

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.