MC159 - Master of Cyber Security

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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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2018 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
 

This program has been discontinued and is not open to new applicants 

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 Cyber Security12INTE1122City Campus1900
Introduction to Information Security12INTE1120City Campus1801
Discrete Mathematics12MATH2045City Campus25592518
 
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 Cyber Communication12YesINTE1124City Campus1802
Information Systems Risk Management12YesINTE2396City Campus2048
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 Campus1805
Ethical Hacking for Cyber Security12YesINTE2102City Campus1647
Algebra for Information Security12YesMATH2172City Campus1587
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 Campus19111814
Computer and Internet Forensics12YesCOSC2302City Campus1702
Algebra for Information Security12YesMATH2172City Campus1587
Information Theory for Secure Communications12YesINTE1128City Campus1805
Digital Risk Management and Information Security12INTE1002City Campus21732139
Digital Strategy12INTE1030City Campus21782141
Ethical Hacking for Cyber Security12YesINTE2102City Campus1647
Database Concepts12YesISYS1055City Campus26282590
Introduction to Statistical Computing12MATH1322City Campus2482
Mathematical Modelling and Decision Analysis12YesMATH1293City Campus2666
Cloud Security12YesINTE2401City Campus2457
Secure Electronic Commerce12YesINTE1070City Campus2455
Governance and Change in Digital Business12YesINTE2412City Campus22132162
Digital Innovation12INTE1014City Campus2176
Business Intelligence12INTE1040City Campus2142
 
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 for Cyber Security12YesINTE1125City Campus1804
Industry Awareness Project12YesINTE1130City Campus19021806
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 Campus1805
Ethical Hacking for Cyber Security12YesINTE2102City Campus1647
Algebra for Information Security12YesMATH2172City Campus1587
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 Campus19111814
Computer and Internet Forensics12YesCOSC2302City Campus1702
Algebra for Information Security12YesMATH2172City Campus1587
Information Theory for Secure Communications12YesINTE1128City Campus1805
Digital Risk Management and Information Security12INTE1002City Campus21732139
Digital Strategy12INTE1030City Campus21782141
Ethical Hacking for Cyber Security12YesINTE2102City Campus1647
Database Concepts12YesISYS1055City Campus26282590
Introduction to Statistical Computing12MATH1322City Campus2482
Mathematical Modelling and Decision Analysis12YesMATH1293City Campus2666
Cloud Security12YesINTE2401City Campus2457
Secure Electronic Commerce12YesINTE1070City Campus2455
Governance and Change in Digital Business12YesINTE2412City Campus22132162
Digital Innovation12INTE1014City Campus2176
Business Intelligence12INTE1040City Campus2142
 
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 Campus1901
Industry Linkage Project12YesINTE1131City Campus19032010
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 Campus1805
Ethical Hacking for Cyber Security12YesINTE2102City Campus1647
Algebra for Information Security12YesMATH2172City Campus1587
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 Campus19111814
Computer and Internet Forensics12YesCOSC2302City Campus1702
Algebra for Information Security12YesMATH2172City Campus1587
Information Theory for Secure Communications12YesINTE1128City Campus1805
Digital Risk Management and Information Security12INTE1002City Campus21732139
Digital Strategy12INTE1030City Campus21782141
Ethical Hacking for Cyber Security12YesINTE2102City Campus1647
Database Concepts12YesISYS1055City Campus26282590
Introduction to Statistical Computing12MATH1322City Campus2482
Mathematical Modelling and Decision Analysis12YesMATH1293City Campus2666
Cloud Security12YesINTE2401City Campus2457
Secure Electronic Commerce12YesINTE1070City Campus2455
Governance and Change in Digital Business12YesINTE2412City Campus22132162
Digital Innovation12INTE1014City Campus2176
Business Intelligence12INTE1040City Campus2142
 

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