This course provides a thorough and practical grounding in network design, network administration, network management and security.
- Part or full-time
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- Part or full-time
- 1 year full-time (if commencing in Semester 1) or part-time equivalent subject to unit availability; students commencing mid-year (Semester 2) will need 1.5 years minimum enrolment (a total of 3 semesters) to complete requirements
The Graduate Diploma in Internetworking and Security provides a thorough and practical grounding in network design, network administration, network management and security.
The flexible course structure will give you the opportunity to tailor the course to meet your career needs. You can choose units to develop skills in security, LAN and Wireless network design, global network design or network management.
This specialisation prepares students to sit one or more industry certification exams. These certifications include Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Managing Cisco Network Security (MCNS) and Cisco Secure PIX Firewall Advanced (CSPFA).
Upon successful completion of this course you may apply for the Master of Information Technology program.
The following employers are increasingly concerned with network performance and security: network service providers, banking and finance organisations, government and the military. There is also scope to work as an independent network and security consultant.
Graduates are eligible to sit for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) industry certification exam.
CRICOS Code: 052616D
- Perth Campus
- Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
- School of Engineering and Information Technology
- Graduate Diploma in Internetworking and Security (GradDipIntwkSecur)
Each course has a core set of units that must be completed for you to graduate. In addition to these core units you are free to choose other units, called general electives, to create your own course.
Entry requirements for
The course is available by on-campus attendance only. Internet access is required for all students.
Fees & Scholarships for Domestic StudentsInternational Students
At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.
We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.
How to apply as a Domestic StudentInternational Student
Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system. Applications close at the start of semester on 27 February.
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