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Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

Auckland , North Island of New Zealand ,New Zealand

Master of Information Security and Digital Forensics

The security of computer systems and networks is a major concern for organizations and individuals. The Master of Information Security and Digital Forensics addresses the need for professionals in this field.

With the rapid expansion of the internet, cybercrime and malicious software deployments are on the increase. There is a need for security professionals who can protect assets and information by securing networks and computer systems. The Master of Information Security and Digital Forensics also develops skills in discovering and recording digital forensic evidence of crimes and malicious behavior by extracting data from networks, hard drives, cell phones, and other digital devices.

Part-time available

Campus Information

AUT CITY CAMPUS

Our City Campus is in the heart of Auckland. It is AUT’s biggest campus and home to most academic units and the central administration, including the Vice-Chancellor’s office.

Intakes

  • March Deadline: May
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 20

Application Process

More Information Required
10 Days
Possible Interview
10 Days
Conditional/Unconditional Offer Letter
20 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

  • Computer forensic and security specialist
  • Computer forensic technician
  • Corporate and business IT forensic and security personnel
  • Forensic analyst
  • Forensic technology investigator
  • Forensic computer examiner
  • Forensic computing specialist
  • Electronic forensic investigator
  • Independent IT forensic consultants
  • Information security specialist
  • Information system auditors
  • Members of computer emergency response teams
  • Members of high technology police units
  • Network and IT system administrators
  • Software developers and architects

PSW Opportunity

3 years

Your qualification at level 7 or higher is acceptable if your course lasted 30 weeks or more.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Minimum entry requirements

  • Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences (or equivalent) with a B grade average in level 7 papers
  • May be required to supply references and attend a selection interview