MC159 - Master of Cyber Security

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RMIT program code: MC159
Plan name: Master of Cyber Security
Plan code: MC159P18
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 055526D

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2019 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
 

- A recommended full-time study load is 48 credit points or Four (4) courses equivalent each semester.

- Total number of credit points needed to complete this master's degree is 192 credit points or 16 courses equivalent. 

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Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

At RMIT you can apply for credit so your previous learning or experience counts toward your RMIT program.

Lodge the relevant credit/RPL form(s) on the RMIT Connect Student Portal as soon as possible along with all your supporting documents, e.g. transcript, resume, reference letters etc. to ensure you can enrol the correct courses for the semester. 

Note: Non-compliance to the Enroment Program Structure (EPS) can result in delay of graduation and/or need to take additional courses.

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A recommended enrolment sequence for those MC159 commencing students in Semester 1, 2019 is as follows.

Year 1-

Semester 1:

INTE1122, MATH2045, COSC2531 or COSC2737, One (1) course from the Stage B

Semester 2:

INTE1120, INTE1125, INTE1124 or One (1) course from the Stage B, INTE2102 (*1)

Year 2-

Semester 1:

INTE2396, INTE1130, INTE1128 (*1, *2), INTE1127 or One (1) course from the Stage D

Semester 2:

INTE1131, One (1) course from the Stage C, INTE1129 (*1), One (1) course from the Stage D

Notes:

(*1) Two (2) of the Three (3) electives INTE1128, INTE1129, INTE2102, available in any given academic year.

(*2) INTE1128 will not be available in 2019.

 

  • Where a course code is not specified, you should check your current Enrolment Program Structure (EPS) document for a full list of available courses. Remember electives are subject to change each year.
  • You are advised to select electives carefully, in light of your undergraduate degree and other interests/capabilities. You should review the relevant course guides for pre-requisite and other information by searching for the course code on the RMIT webpage.
  • The offered semesters of the outside elective are a guide only – you need to check availability online.
  • You can only enrol for courses within the current academic year. You should however retain this document for future reference; when re-enrolling in future years your Program Map depends of your intake semester as outlined above.
  • Failure to follow the Program Plan given above WILL DELAY YOUR GRADUATION.
  • You are responsible for ensuring that all program requirements are fulfilled in order to graduate in a timely fashion.

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Stage A of Program

Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Case Studies in Cyber Security12INTE1122City Campus1138
Introduction to Information Security12INTE1120City Campus1155
Discrete Mathematics12MATH2045City Campus33673320
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Programming Fundamentals12YesCOSC2531City Campus13701371
IT Infrastructure and Security12YesCOSC2737City Campus13561359
 
AND

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Stage B of Program

Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Cryptography for Cyber Security12YesINTE1125City Campus1136
AND

Select and Complete Three (3) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Data Communication and Net-Centric Computing12YesCOSC2061City Campus1333
Advanced Programming12YesCOSC1295City Campus13161313
Coding for Cyber Communication12YesINTE1124City Campus1134
Governance and Change in Digital Business12YesINTE2412City Campus18051870
Ethical Hacking for Cyber Security12YesINTE2102City Campus1166
Smartcards and Biometrics for Cyber Security12YesINTE1129City Campus1181
Introduction to Statistics12YesMATH1324City Campus1160 (FF)1154 (FF)
Data Visualisation12YesMATH2270City Campus11411139
Machine Learning12YesMATH2319City Campus1163
Mathematical Modelling and Decision Analysis12YesMATH1293City Campus1157
Cloud Computing12YesCOSC2640City Campus1322
Systems Architecture12YesISYS1088City Campus1278
 
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

Information Systems Risk Management12YesINTE2396City Campus1157
Industry Awareness Project12YesINTE1130City Campus11551151
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Data Communication and Net-Centric Computing12YesCOSC2061City Campus1333
Advanced Programming12YesCOSC1295City Campus13161313
Coding for Cyber Communication12YesINTE1124City Campus1134
Governance and Change in Digital Business12YesINTE2412City Campus18051870
Ethical Hacking for Cyber Security12YesINTE2102City Campus1166
Smartcards and Biometrics for Cyber Security12YesINTE1129City Campus1181
Introduction to Statistics12YesMATH1324City Campus1160 (FF)1154 (FF)
Data Visualisation12YesMATH2270City Campus11411139
Machine Learning12YesMATH2319City Campus1163
Mathematical Modelling and Decision Analysis12YesMATH1293City Campus1157
Cloud Computing12YesCOSC2640City Campus1322
Systems Architecture12YesISYS1088City Campus1278
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Further Programming12YesCOSC2401City Campus33371334
Artificial Intelligence12YesCOSC1125City Campus1322
Data Mining12YesCOSC2111City Campus1331
Big Data Processing12YesCOSC2637City Campus1319
Data Communication and Net-Centric Computing12YesCOSC2061City Campus1333
Algebra for Information Security12YesMATH2172City Campus1134
Smartcards and Biometrics for Cyber Security12YesINTE1129City Campus1181
Digital Risk Management and Information Security12INTE1002City Campus17621822
Digital Strategy12INTE1030City Campus17641824
Ethical Hacking for Cyber Security12YesINTE2102City Campus1166
Database Concepts12YesISYS1055City Campus13391348
Introduction to Statistical Computing12MATH1322City Campus11591153
Data Visualisation12YesMATH2270City Campus11411139
Cloud Security12YesINTE2401City Campus1324
Secure Electronic Commerce12YesINTE1070City Campus1338
Governance and Change in Digital Business12YesINTE2412City Campus18051870
Digital Innovation12INTE1014City Campus1763
Business Intelligence12INTE1040City Campus1827
Machine Learning12YesMATH2319City Campus1163
Introduction to Statistics12YesMATH1324City Campus1160 (FF)1154 (FF)
Mathematical Modelling and Decision Analysis12YesMATH1293City Campus1157
 
AND

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Stage D of Program

Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Industry Linkage Project12YesINTE1131City Campus11561152
AND

Select and Complete Two (2) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Advanced Topics in Cryptography12YesINTE1127City Campus1120
Ethical Hacking for Cyber Security12YesINTE2102City Campus1166
Smartcards and Biometrics for Cyber Security12YesINTE1129City Campus1181
Cloud Security12YesINTE2401City Campus1324
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Data Communication and Net-Centric Computing12YesCOSC2061City Campus1333
Cloud Security12YesINTE2401City Campus1324
Algebra for Information Security12YesMATH2172City Campus1134
Smartcards and Biometrics for Cyber Security12YesINTE1129City Campus1181
Digital Risk Management and Information Security12INTE1002City Campus17621822
Digital Strategy12INTE1030City Campus17641824
Ethical Hacking for Cyber Security12YesINTE2102City Campus1166
Database Concepts12YesISYS1055City Campus13391348
Introduction to Statistical Computing12MATH1322City Campus11591153
Secure Electronic Commerce12YesINTE1070City Campus1338
Governance and Change in Digital Business12YesINTE2412City Campus18051870
Digital Innovation12INTE1014City Campus1763
Data Visualisation12YesMATH2270City Campus11411139
Machine Learning12YesMATH2319City Campus1163
Business Intelligence12INTE1040City Campus1827
Mathematical Modelling and Decision Analysis12YesMATH1293City Campus1157
Cloud Computing12YesCOSC2640City Campus1322
Systems Architecture12YesISYS1088City Campus1278
 

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