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What will I learn?

Secure your place in a fast-growing industry

Organisations are under pressure to adapt digitally, and cybersecurity professionals are in higher demand than ever.

The Master of Networking -Cyber Security major was developed in collaboration with the industry. It’s a hands-on course designed with industry to give you the skills to succeed in Cyber Security. We make sure our course content remains highly relevant to a rapidly evolving industry. Join this exciting and fast-growing field.


A career in Cyber Security major could see you working in the following roles:

Cyber Security Analyst
Network Security Engineer
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


Graduates of Master of Networking have these learning outcomes:

Possess a body of knowledge that demonstrates an understanding of state-of-the-art developments in the area of Networking:

by understanding recent developments in the discipline and/or area.
with knowledge of research principles and methods in a field of work and/or learning.

Be able to investigate and evaluate key network technologies and apply them effectively in an organisation with:

skills to investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information.
skills to generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts.
communication skills to justify theoretical propositions, methodologies, conclusions.
technical skills to design, evaluate, implement, analyse and theorise about developments.

Exercise critical thinking and problem-solving ability to tackle complex new problems with:

mastery of theoretical knowledge, critical reflection on their and practice.
technical research sills to interpret theoretical propositions, methodologies and conclusions.
communication skills to argue about design, evaluation and analysis of developments.

Be capable of independent professional work with a high level of autonomy and accountability.

Demonstrate significant research, analysis and evaluation skills in the networking discipline by:

Planning and executing a substantial research-based project, capstone experience/piece of scholarship.

Be able to adapt their knowledge and collaborate and communicate with others in a professional setting with:

Creativity and innovativeness to new situations.

Which department am I in?

School of Information Technology and Engineering (SITE)



Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$21,218.00 (11,67,107) per year
AUD $10,609 per trimester
Start date

18 July 2022, 14 November 2022


Melbourne Institute of Technology

Melbourne Campus,

288 La Trobe Street,



3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$21,218.00 (11,67,107) per year
AUD $10,609 per trimester
Start date

18 July 2022, 14 November 2022


Sydney Campus

154-158 Sussex Street,


New South Wales,

2000, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Academic Entry Requirements

Successful completion of Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent.

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

English Language Requirement

IELTS (Academics) 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 or equivalent.

TOEFL iBT - Overall score 60-78 with minimum scores: Reading 12, Listening 11, Speaking 17, Writing 20

PTE Academic - Overall score 50 with (no score less than 46)

Cambridge CAE - CAE Score of 169 (no band less than 162)

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.