Bachelor of Cyber Security and Behaviour

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Programme Description

The Bachelor of Cyber Security and Behaviour at Western Sydney University provides you with a unique combination of Information Technology, Psychology and Criminology studies. The degree is tailored for careers in the expanding field of Cyber Safety and Security and includes a full semester internship. This course meets the pressing need for the application of psychological theory and research to understand cybersecurity issues in the context of decision-making, human errors, social influence, organizational cultures and vulnerable populations.

As cyber threats become more sophisticated and damaging across all types of organizations, cybersecurity has become one of the nation's top priorities. Our students gain a solid grounding in conventional computer and network security concepts and skills.

This course meets the pressing need for the application of psychological theory and research to understand cybersecurity issues in the context of decision-making, human errors, social influence, organizational cultures and vulnerable populations. As cyber threats become more sophisticated and damaging across all types of organizations, cybersecurity has become one of the nation’s top priorities. Students will gain a solid grounding in conventional computer and network security concepts and skills. This course leads to a range of rewarding career options for graduates. Examples include cyber safety officer, data security, security analyst, risk analytics, cyber policing, cyber intelligence, intelligence analytics and terror-informatics.

Admission

  • Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).
  • Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website. http://www.uac.edu.au/
  • International applicants must apply directly to the Western Sydney University via the International Office.
  • International students applying to The University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.
Last updated Feb 2018

About the School

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