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Melbourne Institute of Technology (MIT)

Melbourne , Victoria ,Australia

Master of Networking - Major in Cyber Security

As businesses increase their digital surface across multiple devices, the attack space for hackers increases. An increase in investment in cloud and mobile technologies only adds to the problem. In this digital age, companies require many more teams of cybersecurity specialists who can prevent, detect, and mitigate cyberattacks to keep their digital assets safe. Major in Cyber Security with a Master of Networking from MIT, and join the ranks of IT professionals who are securing our digital assets.

The new Cyber Security major has been developed specifically in answer to the market need and will equip you to respond to the call to action. Graduate with skills in cybersecurity and analytics, digital forensics, and advanced network design to meet the challenge. A global shortage of cybersecurity specialists requires a globally recognized qualification. The Master of Networking from MIT is accredited at the professional level by the Australian Computer Society meaning graduates can take their degree almost anywhere in the world.

Campus Information

Melbourne Campus

Located in the centre of Melbourne Central Business District (CBD), the MIT Melbourne campus is the larger of the two campuses. Situated among shops, restaurants, banks, post offices and entertainment outlets, close to parks and gardens, hospitals, the State Library of Victoria and the Queen Victoria Market, and with easy access to public transport, the MIT Melbourne campus offers the perfect balance between study, work and play.

Sydney Campus

The MIT Sydney campus is located in Sydney’s Central Business District (CBD) next to Darling Harbour, one of the city’s largest shopping, food and entertainment precincts. Located right in the heart of the City on Sussex Street, easily accessible by train- we are a few minutes’ walk from Wynyard and Town Hall stations.


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Application Processing Time in Days: 20

Application Process

More Information Required
10 Days
Possible Interview call from Institution
10 Days
Provisional / Unconditional Offer
10 Days
Visa Process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

  • Information Security Auditor
  • Network Analyst
  • Network Design Engineering
  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Network Analyst
  • Forensic Computer Analyst
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Penetration Tester
  • Security Architect
  • IT Security Engineer
  • Security Systems Administrator

PSW Opportunity

  • 2 years post successful completion of the course

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

For the cognate stream: An Australian bachelor's degree or equivalent in Information Technology or a related discipline such as computer science, software engineering, computer engineering, or networking.

For the non-cognate stream: An Australian bachelor's degree or equivalent in any other discipline.

  • Course Code: 057028F
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
  • Duration: 02 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 41200 AUD
    Annual Cost of Living: 24505 AUD
    Application Fee: N/A
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