MC159 - Master of Applied Science (Information Security and Assurance)

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RMIT program code: MC159
Plan name: Master of Applied Science (Information Security and Assurance)
Plan code: MC159
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 055526D

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2017 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Stage A of Program
 
AND  Stage B of Program
 
AND  Stage C of Program
 
AND  Stage D of Program
 

Total number of Credit Points needed to complete this Masters degree is 192 Credit Points.

 

To successfully complete MC159 requirements you must complete at least three of the following four electives:

  1. INTE1128 - Information Theory for Secure Communications
  2. INTE1129 - Smartcard Cryptosystems
  3. INTE2102 - Practical Security
  4. MATH2172 - Algebra for Information Security

Please note that INTE1128, INTE1129 and INTE2102 are offered in rotation once every three semesters. Thus in any one year only TWO of these three electives will be offered. Every student will get the opportunity of doing each of these courses in one of the stages B, C or D of their masters degree.

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Stage A of Program

Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Case Studies in Information Security12INTE1122City Campus2715
Introduction to Information Security12INTE1120City Campus3484
Discrete Mathematics12MATH2045City Campus27253128
Web Servers and Web Technology12YesCOSC1300City Campus3468
 
AND

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Stage B of Program

Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Coding for Reliable Communications12YesINTE1124City Campus2670
Information Systems Risk Management12YesINTE2396City Campus2719
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Information Theory for Secure Communications12YesINTE1128City Campus3592
Smartcard Cryptosystems12YesINTE1129City Campus3483
Algebra for Information Security12YesMATH2172City Campus2722
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Data Communication and Net-Centric Computing12YesCOSC2061City Campus17011653
Algebra for Information Security12YesMATH2172City Campus2722
Information Theory for Secure Communications12YesINTE1128City Campus3592
Smartcard Cryptosystems12YesINTE1129City Campus3483
Digital Risk Management and Information Security12INTE1002City Campus19481888
Digital Strategy12INTE1030City Campus19501890
Database Concepts12YesISYS1055City Campus17053356
Game Theory and its Applications12YesMATH1320City Campus1112
Introduction to Statistical Computing12MATH1322City Campus11601097
Mathematical Modelling and Decision Analysis12YesMATH1293City Campus1096
Secure Electronic Commerce12YesINTE1070City Campus3363
Governance and Change in Digital Business12YesINTE2412City Campus19601901
Digital Innovation12INTE1014City Campus19491889
Business Intelligence12INTE1040City Campus19511891
 
AND

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Stage C of Program

Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Cryptography and Security12YesINTE1125City Campus2671
Industry Awareness Project12YesINTE1130City Campus27172672
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Information Theory for Secure Communications12YesINTE1128City Campus3592
Smartcard Cryptosystems12YesINTE1129City Campus3483
Algebra for Information Security12YesMATH2172City Campus2722
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Data Communication and Net-Centric Computing12YesCOSC2061City Campus17011653
Algebra for Information Security12YesMATH2172City Campus2722
Information Theory for Secure Communications12YesINTE1128City Campus3592
Smartcard Cryptosystems12YesINTE1129City Campus3483
Digital Risk Management and Information Security12INTE1002City Campus19481888
Digital Strategy12INTE1030City Campus19501890
Database Concepts12YesISYS1055City Campus17053356
Game Theory and its Applications12YesMATH1320City Campus1112
Introduction to Statistical Computing12MATH1322City Campus11601097
Mathematical Modelling and Decision Analysis12YesMATH1293City Campus1096
Secure Electronic Commerce12YesINTE1070City Campus3363
Governance and Change in Digital Business12YesINTE2412City Campus19601901
Digital Innovation12INTE1014City Campus19491889
Business Intelligence12INTE1040City Campus19511891
 
AND

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Stage D of Program

Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Advanced Topics in Cryptography12YesINTE1127City Campus2716
Industry Linkage Project12YesINTE1131City Campus27182673
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Information Theory for Secure Communications12YesINTE1128City Campus3592
Smartcard Cryptosystems12YesINTE1129City Campus3483
Algebra for Information Security12YesMATH2172City Campus2722
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Data Communication and Net-Centric Computing12YesCOSC2061City Campus17011653
Algebra for Information Security12YesMATH2172City Campus2722
Information Theory for Secure Communications12YesINTE1128City Campus3592
Smartcard Cryptosystems12YesINTE1129City Campus3483
Digital Risk Management and Information Security12INTE1002City Campus19481888
Digital Strategy12INTE1030City Campus19501890
Database Concepts12YesISYS1055City Campus17053356
Game Theory and its Applications12YesMATH1320City Campus1112
Introduction to Statistical Computing12MATH1322City Campus11601097
Mathematical Modelling and Decision Analysis12YesMATH1293City Campus1096
Secure Electronic Commerce12YesINTE1070City Campus3363
Governance and Change in Digital Business12YesINTE2412City Campus19601901
Digital Innovation12INTE1014City Campus19491889
Business Intelligence12INTE1040City Campus19511891
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

SMGS Information Security Group

School of Science

Building 8, Level 9, Room 09

360-370 Swanston Street

Melbourne, 3000

Tel: +61 3 9925 2283 or +61 3 9925 1843

Fax: +61 3 9925 2454

Email: smgs-infosec@rmit.edu.au

 

Before you enrol:

As students entering this program come from a variety of backgrounds, you are strongly advised to attend the Program Enrolment Information Sessions for advice on appropriate course enrolments for the 2016 academic year.  

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