Bachelor of Information Technology (Networking and Security)

Federation University IIBIT

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of Australian Year 12 with final-year mathematics courses, or overseas equivalent.

English language requirement

Overall Academic IELTS band score of 6.0, with no band less than 5.5, or equivalent.

Course Details

Learn how to defend business, government and individual databases that hold sensitive data. Employment in this area has experienced strong growth over the last ten years, and is forecast to continue. Your specialisation in security will allow you to be on the frontline of the war in cyberspace and become familiar with methods attackers use. You will learn how to investigate and protect against security breaches on vulnerable private information, whilst developing an understanding of the security models provided by the major operating systems involved in modern computer networks. Through core studies and practicals, you will delve into networks, their protocols and hardware, to investigate how these systems can be vulnerable to a malicious attack. Your problem solving skills will come to the fore when ethical hacking – testing a system to break-in or to find weak points. As a network architect, or an IT security specialist, you can look forward to a varied career in information security or IT operations.

Online Learning is only available for international students not studying on student visas This degree is also available to international students located outside Australia to commence via online studies whilst travel restrictions are in place. When travel restrictions ease, students should transition to campus to complete their studies.

This program holds Professional Level accreditation with the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Pathways/Alternative Entry

Entry into the Second year of the program can be considered on successful completion of ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology or ICT6020 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology from IIBIT. Credit will be considered if you have successfully completed higher education or TAFE studies in a relevant area. Advanced standing will be determined on an individual basis, depending on your eligibility for credit transfer, prior experience, and qualifications.

Pathways from this course:

Satisfactory completion of this course can lead to the Bachelor of Science (Honours), as a prelude to a higher degree in research or a professional qualification.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities include: Network administrator; Network architect and designer; Ethical hacker; Networking and security officer; ICT security specialist; Product security manager.

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Level of Study: Bachelor Degree

Duration: 3 years

CRICOS Course Code: 092055A

English Requirements: IELTS Score UG 6

Annual Tuition: AUD$26,350.00

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