Course code: #AK1324
These are mandatory and all come with course.
Security of computer systems and networks is a major concern for organizations and individuals.
The Master of Cyber Security and Digital Forensics at AUT 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 Cyber 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.
The program offers a choice of two pathways to complete the required 180 points and is primarily a mix of cybersecurity and digital forensics courses with some elective courses available.
You can choose to complete six courses and undertake a 90-point thesis, or eight courses and a 60-point project (Applied Research Project).
The program is a mix of academic study and practical labs supported by workshop sessions.
Dedicated specialist hardware and software are provided for students to use in these sessions and are available to them for the research component of the qualification.
|Cost of living||1 person||$9,804|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$11,800|
If you do not meet the English language requirements for entry into an AUT programme, you can study English here.
AUT International House is an English language school next to the AUT City Campus. It is part of AUT and offers a range of qualifications, including GIE – the AUT university entrance and preparation programme.
On-campus academic English courses (GIE and IELTS Full-time) at International House:
The GIE programme prepares you for entry into most AUT programmes (some health and education programmes require IELTS).
IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading and Writing and no less than 5.0 in Speaking and Listening
There is a different entry requirements for each level of the IELTS course.
You can also use IELTS Indicator and TOEFL Special Home Edition to meet English language requirements, except for programmes that require an IELTS score higher than the standard or for any doctoral programmes.
Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences (or equivalent) with a B (69.50-74.49%) grade average in level 7 courses
May be required to supply references and attend a selection interview
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