Postgraduate major

Internetworking and Security

Expand your qualifications as you develop specialised skills in network design, network administration, network management and security.

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Overview

There’s a growing global demand for IT professionals who can establish, maintain and develop information systems. This major will boost your career prospects across every sector, including commerce, telecommunications, health, education, architecture, mining, engineering, law and government and non-government organisations.

This course has a flexible structure, so depending on the units you choose, you could build your expertise in security, LAN and Wireless network design, global network design or network management.

If you’re eligible, you could complete this course through part-time study, so you can juggle your studies with your career and lifestyle commitments.

3 reasons to study Internetworking & Security at Murdoch

  • Tailor your degree to suit your interests and IT career goals.
  • Learn in our IT Innovation Hub, a cutting-edge learning teaching and research facility, fitted out with the latest mixed and augmented reality equipment, operational data centre and high-performance computing capabilities.
  • Get mentored by our teaching and research staff who are IT professionals with experience in driving change within their industry.

What you’ll learn

  • Learn how to identify, evaluate and address internetworking and security challenges faced by an organisation.
  • Explore information security management, project management, network administration, business analytics and data science.
  • Develop the skills you need to lead a team, work as part of a team and work on your own.
  • Use creative thinking to define and resolve IT problems and share your ideas.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the ethics of information technology and how to apply this knowledge in a range of professional settings.

Your future career

With a postgraduate qualification in IT, you’ll be qualified for a range of career opportunities across every industry. Your future roles could include:

  • Chief Information Officer
  • IT Project Manager
  • Network Administrator
  • Data Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Officer

Professional recognition

When you graduate, you’ll be ready to sit for industry certification exams, including Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA) and Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP).

 

For further admission information about this course, please download our Information Pack.

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English Requirements

You must meet a minimum standard in English to study at Murdoch, which can be demonstrated through either English proficiency testsuniversity preparation coursesEnglish language coursesprevious tertiary study or vocational education.

 

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

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This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

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This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

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