How do you become a cyber security specialist?
Part of the 'Future in Technology' series
When you use technology to power creative solutions, you’ll be able to make a real difference to the economic and social wellbeing of our society. And, our free-thinkers have helped do just that. They have addressed some of our biggest issues: they’ve helped make our WiFi more reliable, they’ve built robots, and they even made apps that improves patients’ recovery time from strokes.
By pushing the boundaries of technology our society can work faster, smarter and more efficiently. That’s just the beginning – join an industry that’s making revolutionary ideas happen. With a degree in technology, you could be fighting cybercrime, using data analytics to drive decision making, or building new systems, apps and games.
2.5 million Australians are in jobs that deal with technology daily.
By 2022, there will be 29,000 new technology jobs in Australia.
Technology careers are some of the fastest growing professions in the country.
Put your thinking to work with hands-on learning in our IT Innovation Hub, fitted out with industry-grade networking and security infrastructure, mixed and augmented reality equipment and an operational data centre. You could solve problems for real clients and take advantage of our industry-standard engineering pilot plant to prepare you for your future career.
Our courses are accredited and developed in partnership with an industry advisory panel, made up of representatives from some of WA’s biggest technology companies. You can also combine your technology studies with business-related units, so you’ll graduate with more career options.
Use your analytical, technical and creative problem-solving skills to fight against cybercrime.
Gain the skills you’ll need to design innovative analysis systems and strategies for business and government.
Explore our technology facilities
Discover the technology labs and pilot plant that you’ll learn in.
As an undergraduate student, you can study two majors during your degree.
Sources: Department of Jobs and Small Business; Australian Computer Society