University of Technology Sydney

C11340v1 Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Management

Award(s): Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Management (GradCertCybersecurityMgt)
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 24
Course EFTSL: 0.5
Location: Online campus

Notes

This course is offered fully online.

This course is not offered to international students.


Overview
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Recognition of prior learning
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course program
Articulation with UTS courses
Other information

Overview

Cybersecurity Management is for technical professionals working with cybersecurity issues and challenges across an enterprise. Students develop abilities in analysing, planning, and strategising around cybersecurity incidents and solutions.

Building an understanding of the legal regulation of cybersecurity and cybercrime, students examine cybersecurity policy development, explore deficiencies and the current state of cybersecurity governance. In particular, students develop their skills applying techniques such as data analytics for cybersecurity planning and get the opportunity to develop their leadership in managing cybersecurity.

The Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Management is designed for future-focused professionals who aspire to become growth-oriented technology leaders and want to develop enterprise leadership and organisational acumen to enable a sustainable, technology-driven future.

Delivered fully online, with part-time study, this course enables students to work full time while attaining the technology management skills to take control of their career. Customising learning to meet career goals, students can immediately apply what they learn to make a greater impact in their current role and prepare for a technology-driven future.

The Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Management allows students to customise their learning to meet their professional aspirations and upskilling needs. Students engage and learn with globally connected teaching staff involved in cutting-edge research from Australia’s #1 ranked university for Computer Science and Engineering.

Students have access to YourCall, which is a capability and learning log unique to the Faculty of Engineering and IT. YourCall helps students plan, record, and share their learning throughout the course.

Unique to UTS Online, this course is designed with busy full-time working professionals in mind. Studying this fully online course helps students to feel accomplished and supported at the same time.

Career options

Graduates from the Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Management have a variety of job roles available to them and are well equipped to lead and implement technology-led initiatives and transformation. Career options may include roles such as IT Systems Manager, Head of Technology, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Cyber Security Director, Head of Cyber and Information Security, Chief Information Security Officer (CISCO), Group IT Governance, Security, Architecture, Global Head of Security & IT.

Course intended learning outcomes

A.1 Historically and Culturally informed about Indigenous Knowledge Systems: FEIT graduates are culturally and historically informed, with awareness of ethical practices when working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
B.1 Socially Responsible: Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Management graduates evaluate technical and sociotechnical impacts of digital technologies issues against ethical and regulatory parameters, with commitment to act in a socially and globally responsible manner.
C.1 Design Oriented: Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Management graduates critically analyse perspectives and insights from stakeholders and apply well-developed judgement to evaluate opportunities, risks, dilemmas, constraints, contradictions and uncertainties in complex environments.
D.1 Technically Proficient: Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Management graduates apply information technologies knowledge and theory to select appropriate methodologies and review solutions for digital transformation.
E.1 Collaborative and Communicative: Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Management graduates communicate with a variety of audiences to transmit concepts and behave with collegiality and ethical awareness to develop leadership in digital transformation.
F.1 Reflective: Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Management graduates reflect on their own practices, seek and act on feedback, build self-awareness of competencies to act with autonomy, and take responsibility for their professional practice and learning.

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

The English proficiency requirement for local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64 with a writing score of 50; or C1A/C2P: 176-184 with a writing score of 169.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

Recognition of prior learning

Students in the Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Management are not granted exemptions for any prior studies.

Course duration and attendance

The course is offered on a one-year, part-time basis.

Course structure

Students must complete 24 credit points, comprising of 6 credit points of ethical data management and regulation subject and 18 credit points of professional-focused subjects in cybersecurity and cybersecurity management.

Course completion requirements

320146 Data Visualisation and Visual Analytics 6cp
420107 Cybersecurity Analytics and Insights 6cp
420108 Cybersecurity Management 6cp
570100 Data Ethics and Regulation 6cp
Total 24cp

Course program

A typical course program is provided below, showing the recommended study sequence to ensure completion of the course within the expected duration. Refer to the Timetable Planner for confirmation of availability.

Session 4 commencing, full time
Year 1
Session 4
320146 Data Visualisation and Visual Analytics   6cp
Session 5
570100 Data Ethics and Regulation   6cp
Session 6
420107 Cybersecurity Analytics and Insights   6cp
Year 2
Session 1
420108 Cybersecurity Management   6cp
Session 5 commencing, full time
Year 1
Session 5
570100 Data Ethics and Regulation   6cp
Session 6
420107 Cybersecurity Analytics and Insights   6cp
Year 2
Session 1
420108 Cybersecurity Management   6cp
Session 2
320146 Data Visualisation and Visual Analytics   6cp
Session 6 commencing, full time
Year 1
Session 6
420107 Cybersecurity Analytics and Insights   6cp
Year 2
Session 1
420108 Cybersecurity Management   6cp
Session 2
320146 Data Visualisation and Visual Analytics   6cp
Session 3
570100 Data Ethics and Regulation   6cp

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Management, the Master of Technology Management (C04434), and the Executive Master of Technology Management (C04435).

Other information

Further information is available from:

UTS Student Centre
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