Cybersecurity, Testamur Major

  • Western Sydney University Major Code: T003

Previous Code:  ST3065.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University programs?  No

Cybersecurity is a fundamental aspect of information and communication systems and protecting these systems from various attacks and threats is becoming one of the major technology challenges for public and private sectors. The Cybersecurity major aims to develop graduates with advanced knowledge and skills in the discipline of information and communication security. This major covers fundamental knowledge in system and network security, security protocols and their applications in computer systems and networked systems such as cloud computing. Students will also learn other related topics such as artificial intelligence and visualisation and their application in cybersecurity development.


Campus Mode Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal

Major Structure

Students studying in the Master of Information and Communications Technology and the Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) must complete 40 credit points as follows.

Subject Title Credit Points
Students must complete the following three subjects
INFO 7014Advanced Topics in Cybersecurity10
INFO 7015Applied Cybersecurity10
INFS 7008Systems and Network Security10
Select one of the following:10
Cloud Computing
Advanced Topics in Artificial Intelligence
Information Security Management
Total Credit Points40

Students studying in the Master of Artificial Intelligence must complete the following four subjects.

Subject Title Credit Points
INFO 7014Advanced Topics in Cybersecurity10
COMP 7004Cloud Computing10
INFO 7018Cloud Systems Development10
INFS 7008Systems and Network Security10
Total Credit Points40