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Bachelor On Campus


La Trobe University

36 months
36200 AUD/year
8426 AUD/year
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More than ever, corporations and governments are searching for qualified cybersecurity professionals who can defend and protect against malicious online threats and cybercrime. La Trobe University's Bachelor of Cybersecurity offers you the opportunity to step into the rapidly evolving digital world of cybersecurity. 

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With this Bachelor of Cybersecurity  at La Trobe University you'll build a highly specialised technical skillset as you learn about the history of hacking, build your coding expertise, and access industry-based projects and mentoring opportunities with major corporations.

You'll also have the opportunity to complement your industry-focused learning with a choice of advanced electives in IT, business, law, policy and strategic communication.

Career outcomes 

After graduation, you could work across a range of industries, including technology, communications, education, finance, government, defence, healthcare, and energy and resources.

Possible roles include:

  • Ethical hacker
    • Bypass system and network infrastructure to safely expose weaknesses that could be exploited by a malicious hacker.
  • Cryptographer/cryptanalyst
    • Develop security systems using algorithms and ciphers to encrypt sensitive data. Analyse and decrypt information contained within cypher texts and encrypted data.
  • Security architect
    • Plan, implement and supervise computer and network security systems to protect against cybercriminals.
  • Cybersecurity policy adviser
    • Understand and articulate complex business needs to develop and implement tailored cybersecurity policies.
  • Sortware developer
    • Design, test and develop software to meet user needs. Write code for programs and applications that can adapt and respond to evolving online threats.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cybersecurity in Practice
  • Data-Based Critical Thinking
  • Programming Environment
  • Cyber Law and Policy
  • Data Security and Information Assurance
  • Human Factors in Cybersecurity
  • Wireless Network and Security
  • Strategic Communication Issues and Crisis Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 096351E 

Subject prerequisites 

  • Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.
English language requirement
  • 6.0 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.

Tuition Fee

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    36200 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 36200 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    8426 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8426 AUD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

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