MC269 - Master of Technology (Cybercrime)

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Plan: MC269VNI - Master of Technology (Cybercrime)
Campus: RMIT Vietnam Hanoi Campus

Overview

Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Master of Technology (Cybercrime)
Award abbreviation: MTech(Cybercrime)
Total credit points: 192
Career: PGRD
Duration: 2 years full time
Location: RMIT Vietnam and RMIT Melbourne
Owning school: Centre of Technology (860H)
Owning school URL:
ASCED code: 029901
CRICOS code:

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Purpose of the Program

Cybercrime is a concerning issue for the law enforcement agencies in Vietnam, especially in the context of globalization and the country’s intergration into the international community. It is a fact that Vietnam, like many others, has suffered from internet attacks and, at the same time, the country has also been listed as the source of attacks made by domestic hackers.

The increasing number of criminal cases involving cybercrime is challenging the police force. Reports from the functional agencies indicates that cybercrime has caused huge damage to the economy as well as threatening the security of the online environment, hampering social development. Providing adequate training for the law enforcement officers in this field could make a long-term contribution to the country’s cybersecurity strategy.

This program develops a skill set that spans from theoretical and algorithmic foundations to cutting-edge developments in cyber security. As a graduate of this program, you will be knowledgeable and creative; have excellent programming skills; be capable of designing, implementing and maintaining complex IT security systems; and be able to readily adapt to new advances in the rapidly changing information technology and security environment. You may also have an opportunity to continue towards a research degree.

This program aims to help you develop the knowledge, skills and application of knowledge and skills that are essential to be employed as a competent security analyst or software developer in IT Security, with potential to move into a leadership role. Undertaking the Master of Technology (Cybercrime) program you will move from theory to the practice of coding solutions to a wide range of real-world problems in the field of cybersecurity. This program will delivered face-to-face at RMIT Vietnam and RMIT Melbourne.

You will undertake a capstone experience in the courses INTE 2521 IT Security Project  and JUST 2239 Justice Research Project. You will conduct an independent research project that can be analytical, experimental, design or computational in nature (or some combination of these) in the fields of IT Security and the Justice System.

 

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Articulation and pathways

The program has four electives. This allows student to acticulate into the program and seek recognnition for the four elective courses. 

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Entrance requirements

Program Entry Requirements
An Australian bachelor degree in any discipline, or equivalent;

International qualifications are assessed according to the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

English Language Requirements
A minimum IELTS (Academic module) overall score of 6.5, with no band below 6.0; or equivalent. For
equivalents to English entry requirements, see the English equivalents web page.

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External accreditation and industry links

The Centre of Technology has extensive links with industry to facilitate work integrated learning, industry student placements and industry experience. The industry advisory committee for this program includes representatives of a number of international companies operating in the field of Information Technology and this committee works closely with Centre of Technology staff and students.

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Resources available from the Library

As part of the program you will have access to specialist laboratories with relevant hardware and software. As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University Vietnam you may access the services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. Resources include collections of books, periodicals and other course related materials.

You can find more information on library resources and services at: http://www.rmit.edu.vn/library

This program is administered by the Vietnam campus of RMIT and you may access online learning tools for your program and associated courses via the learning management system for the Vietnam campus.

New laboratories have been built for this program at RMIT Vietnam and equipped with specialised equipment, to support the relevant teaching and learning activities. You will have access to modern computers and equipment that you are likely to use in industry.

Learning services available to you as a student at RMIT

RMIT Vietnam provides a wide range of resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals. Services are available face to face and online to assist with:

  • transition to tertiary study and learning
  • study skills, academic skills including literacy, mathematics and basic sciences if relevant
  • enabling support if you have a disability, long term medical condition or other form of disadvantage which may impact on your learning
  • career development and employment
  • living and wellbeing (including advice on health, housing and financial matters)
  • opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad
  • opportunities for participating in arts, sport, recreation, fitness activities as well as student activism and University governance
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