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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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
 

Transition Plan
If you have transitioned from MC159 - Master of Applied Science (Information Security and Assurance), your subjects will be automatically transferred to the MC159P18 - Master of Cyber Security, subject to the following constraints:

  • You will need to complete one of the following two Stage A programming courses: COSC2531 - Programming Fundamentals or COSC2737 - IT Infrastructure and Security
  • If you have already taken COSC1300 - Web Servers and Web Technology, or another programming course which is not in the new program structure, this course will not count towards your credit total for MC159P18

 

Credit transfer / recognition of prior learning
You may be eligible for credit or recognition of prior learning (RPL) toward your RMIT program. Please read the How to apply for credit information and complete the forms required. Please ensure that you submit this information by the relevant census date. Please submit your application through the RMIT Connect portal.

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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 Campus1900
Introduction to Information Security12INTE1120City Campus1801
Discrete Mathematics12MATH2045City Campus25592518
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 Campus26392600
IT Infrastructure and Security12COSC2737City Campus17551705
 
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

Information Systems Risk Management12YesINTE2396City Campus2048
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 Campus19111814
Advanced Programming12YesCOSC1295City Campus17741725
Coding for Cyber Communication12YesINTE1124City Campus1802
Information Theory for Secure Communications12YesINTE1128City Campus1805
Governance and Change in Digital Business12YesINTE2412City Campus22132162
Ethical Hacking for Cyber Security12YesINTE2102City Campus1647
Introduction to Statistics12YesMATH1324City Campus25382488
Analysis of Categorical Data12YesMATH1298City Campus1449
Data Visualisation12YesMATH2270City Campus31321581
Machine Learning12YesMATH2319City Campus1655
Applied Bayesian Statistics12YesMATH2269City Campus1448
Mathematical Modelling and Decision Analysis12YesMATH1293City Campus2666
Cloud Computing12YesCOSC2640City Campus2453
 
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) 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 Campus19111814
Advanced Programming12YesCOSC1295City Campus17741725
Coding for Cyber Communication12YesINTE1124City Campus1802
Information Theory for Secure Communications12YesINTE1128City Campus1805
Governance and Change in Digital Business12YesINTE2412City Campus22132162
Ethical Hacking for Cyber Security12YesINTE2102City Campus1647
Introduction to Statistics12YesMATH1324City Campus25382488
Analysis of Categorical Data12YesMATH1298City Campus1449
Data Visualisation12YesMATH2270City Campus31321581
Machine Learning12YesMATH2319City Campus1655
Applied Bayesian Statistics12YesMATH2269City Campus1448
Mathematical Modelling and Decision Analysis12YesMATH1293City Campus2666
Cloud Computing12YesCOSC2640City Campus2453
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

Software Architecture: Design and Implementation12YesCOSC2401City Campus19181698
Artificial Intelligence12YesCOSC1125City Campus1984
Data Mining12YesCOSC2111City Campus1816
Big Data Processing12YesCOSC2637City Campus1696
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
Data Visualisation12YesMATH2270City Campus31321581
Cloud Security12YesINTE2401City Campus2457
Secure Electronic Commerce12YesINTE1070City Campus2455
Governance and Change in Digital Business12YesINTE2412City Campus22132162
Digital Innovation12INTE1014City Campus2176
Business Intelligence12INTE1040City Campus2142
Analysis of Categorical Data12YesMATH1298City Campus1449
Machine Learning12YesMATH2319City Campus1655
Introduction to Statistics12YesMATH1324City Campus25382488
Applied Bayesian Statistics12YesMATH2269City Campus1448
Mathematical Modelling and Decision Analysis12YesMATH1293City Campus2666
 
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 Campus19032010
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 Campus1901
Ethical Hacking for Cyber Security12YesINTE2102City Campus1647
Cloud Security12YesINTE2401City Campus2457
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 Campus19111814
Computer and Internet Forensics12YesCOSC2302City Campus1702
Cloud Security12YesINTE2401City Campus2457
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
Secure Electronic Commerce12YesINTE1070City Campus2455
Governance and Change in Digital Business12YesINTE2412City Campus22132162
Digital Innovation12INTE1014City Campus2176
Data Visualisation12YesMATH2270City Campus31321581
Analysis of Categorical Data12YesMATH1298City Campus1449
Machine Learning12YesMATH2319City Campus1655
Applied Bayesian Statistics12YesMATH2269City Campus1448
Business Intelligence12INTE1040City Campus2142
Mathematical Modelling and Decision Analysis12YesMATH1293City Campus2666
Cloud Computing12YesCOSC2640City Campus2453
 

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