Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security) at ECA College, Australia

The Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security) emphasizes the importance of individuals who have honed technical ICT skills and hold a range of information and communications technology (ICT) positions.

Description


The  Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security) emphasizes the importance of individuals who have honed technical ICT skills and hold a range of information and communications technology (ICT) positions.


Also, this certification emphasizes the role of individuals in a variety of information and communications technology (ICT) jobs who possess extensive knowledge in specialized technical capabilities or managerial business and people management skills.


Besides that, these professionals handle challenging tasks while managing a team, operating independently, or deciding the strategic direction of a business. They put their skills to use as business owners (single trader/contractor) as well as in a variety of corporate activities and sectors.


The following are the ICT skills from this degree that are required for these positions:


Cyber security includes all of these activities, including designing disaster recovery and backup plans and securing critical data and information through security architecture.

Organizational development and IT strategy both include managing and communicating strategic ICT business solutions.

What you will study

Program Structure

  • Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving

  • Implement best practices for identity management

  • Design and implement virtualized cyber security infrastructure for organization

  • Implement knowledge management strategies

  • Manage team effectiveness

  • Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices

  • Evaluate vendor products and equipment

  • Evaluate an organization’s compliance with relevant cyber security standards and law

  • Manage IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments

  • Perform cyber security risk assessments

  • Manage information security compliance of cloud service deployment

  • Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment

  • Interact with clients on a business level

  • Plan and direct complex ICT projects

  • Develop contracts and manage contract performance

  • Manage ICT project systems implementation

Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the degree program successfully will be able to:


  1. Analyze and evaluate the necessity for cyber security inside a company.


  1. Determine the potential dangers that are related to cyber security.


  1. Conduct a performance analysis of the cyber security system, and then resolve any issues that arise.


  1. Implement the necessary safeguards for your network's safety.


  1. Acquire the abilities necessary for computer forensics, information assurance, and cyber security, including the ability to use relevant software and tools.


  1. Determine which companies are the most successful in the business in terms of providing cyber security.


  1. Design and carry out the installation of a company's new security architecture.


  1. Develop policies and plans for cyber security that combine strategic thinking with operational detail.

Career Opportunities

  • E- security specialist

  • ICT security specialist

  • Senior project manager(Cyber security)

Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

The Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security) admission requirements are not included in the Training Package. International students are required to be at least 18 years old and to provide proof of:


  • the equivalent of Year 12 

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS - 5.5

  • Completion of 12 weeks of Upper-Intermediate-level general English education, or an equivalent, with at least a B.

  • The completion of the Cambridge Course B2 with a minimum B grade (FCE).

  • EAP1 must be completed with a grade of at least B.

Tuition Fee and Scholarships

Tuition fee

  • AUD $10,000 

$9,000 per course
  • Level
    Advanced Diploma
  • Delivery
    Online and On Campus
  • Duration
    1.5 years
  • Application Fee
    None
  • Intake
    November
  • Language Test Score
    IELTS: 5.5, FCE, EAP1
  • Scholarship
    $15,000 per year