Graduate Certificate in Information Technology

Cyber Security and Resilience Bootcamp
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  • Duration:

    6 months full time or part-time equivalent

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  • Start date:

    Feb, Jul,

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Graduate with an official postgraduate qualification in as little as six months

New cyber threats are always emerging, which is why it’s more important than ever to have cyber security professionals capable of thinking outside the box. As a cyber security professional, you will be at the forefront of security and cyber resilience across the cyberspace, where you will solve complex problems, analyse new threats and reach new ambitious goals.

The Cyber Security and Resilience Bootcamp will enable you to build your professional proficiency in the cyber security space. This intensive course will focus on teaching you how to use tools and techniques that drive security strategies. You will also learn the fundamental skills of cyber security and information security management, and how to successfully secure an enterprise network.

Practical experience is at the core of your Bootcamp, with units focused heavily on giving you the hands-on skills to solve real-world industry issues. You will also connect with employers who will help you navigate your future as a cyber security expert.

In as little as six months, you can become a key asset to any organisation in an industry that continues to grow. With an abundance of opportunities out there, you could be leading the build of security networks as a cyber security architect or developing security practices and protocols as a cyber security engineer.

Subsidised Commonwealth Supported Places are available for this course.

Entry Requirements

You can gain entry into the Cyber Security and Resilience Bootcamp with:
  • A recognised bachelor degree (or higher qualification) in any discipline; or

  • A recognised diploma (or higher qualification) in any discipline followed by at least two years full-time (or equivalent) professional work experience in an information technology related field; or

  • At least five years full-time (or equivalent) professional work experience in an information technology related field.

This course is not available to international students.

Fees: Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP) are available for this course
  • 2024 CSP fees: $4,500

  • 2024 full fees: $14,200

    QUT offers Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP) for this course to eligible domestic students. A CSP is subsidised by the Australian government, meaning that you do not need to pay a significant portion of your course fees.

    Speak to one of our Course Consultants for help accessing a Commonwealth Supported Place in 2024.

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Course Units

Students need to complete a total of 4 core standard units.


12 credit points per unit


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Career opportunities

Cyber Security Analyst

Cyber Security Analysts play a critical role in protecting an organisation's most important data. They protect computer networks from cyber attacks and data breaches by assessing for vulnerabilities, creating robust digital infrastructures and swiftly addressing attacks.

Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst

A Cyber Threat Intelligence Officer's primary role is to find system vulnerabilities, monitor for potential threats and ensure an organisation's network meets security protocols. They focus on building an organisation's cyber defences to prevent attacks.

Compliance and Risk Management Officer

A Compliance and Risk Management Officer coordinates the implementation of policies and procedures to manage potential security risks. Their primary aim is to analyse where there may be potential risks and advise on the next steps.

Cyber Security Consultant

Cyber Security Consultants identify, evaluate and assess security issues to implement solutions for different clients. They focus on developing unique and effective strategies to protect networks and perform routine security tests.

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