Sharpen your IT skills and knowledge and get up-to-date with the latest industry trends and emerging technologies.
The one-year Graduate Diploma of Cyber Security is ideal professional development for network specialists who want to advance their skills in the critical field of system security, particularly relating to the threat of cyber-attack.
By combining theoretical study with highly applied learning you'll develop your skills in network management and find out how to apply and administer the latest protection technologies.
You're course work will include a project where you'll get to work with industry to analyse real problems in the workplace and research, build and implement solutions.
As the demand for smart, adaptable IT professionals escalates, this graduate diploma will set you up with the higher-level skills and knowledge to advance your career in cyber security.
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:
- Graduate Diploma of Cyber Security
|Next intake||Jul 2020 View more details|
1 year full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
Part-time study available
|Indicative Fees||Approx. $6,120-$7,344 total cost of qualification (dependent on papers chosen) for domestic students View full fees information|
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- Information Security Consultant
- Security Analyst
- Systems and Security Specialist
- Security Engineer
- Help Desk Support
- Technical Support Specialist
- ICT Security Specialist
- Network Specialist
- Systems Administrator
- Systems Engineer
Topics you'll cover
- Routing and Switching
- Connecting Networks
- Network Security
- Large Network Technologies
- System Security
- Cyber Security
|Indicative Fees *||Approx. $6,120-$7,344 total cost of qualification (dependent on papers chosen) for domestic students|
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Student Loans and Allowances
This course meets the requirements for student allowance and student loan applications through StudyLink.
- A student loan helps to pay for your course fees (the compulsory fees), study materials e.g. books, equipment, and living costs. You'll have to pay this money back.
- A student allowance is a weekly payment that can help with your living expenses while you’re studying. You don't have to pay the money back.
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Course Entry Information
All students (domestic and international) must:
Have completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline; OR
Have completed a minimum of a two year diploma equivalent to NZQA Level 7 or higher in a related discipline; OR
Be able to demonstrate at least three years equivalent relevant practical and/or professional experience (a curriculum vitae must be submitted detailing relevant work experience and professional achievements).
English language requirements
IELTS Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5 or completed New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 4 with the Academic Endorsement or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined by NZQA.
Course Locations and Intake Information
|Rotorua||Mokoia Campus||20 Jul 2020|
|Rotorua||Mokoia Campus||23 Nov 2020|
|Rotorua||Mokoia Campus||22 Feb 2021|
|Rotorua||Mokoia Campus||19 Jul 2021|
|Rotorua||Mokoia Campus||22 Nov 2021|
- 1 year full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
- Part-time study available
Further Study Options
Courses Offered at Toi Ohomai
Courses Currently Under Development at Toi Ohomai, or Offered at Other Institutions
Further postgraduate study in Information Technology/Computing or related field