Bachelor of Networking - Major in Cyber Security

Melbourne Institute of Technology

Course details

CRICOS course code: 062228M

Level of study: Undergraduate


Picture yourself as a security engineer, protecting companies from cyberattacks

Learn to think in new ways. Stretch your mind and gain new skills. A Bachelor of Networking - Cyber Security is more than an IT degree. It’s a hands-on course, designed with industry, to give you the skills to succeed in Cyber Security.


Graduates of the Bachelor of Networking course can find employment in areas of network management, system administration and ICT services delivery and management within a wide range of public and private enterprises. Salaries are typically over $100k.

Roles include:

Network Manager
Network Analyst
Network Design Engineering
Mobile Applications Developer
Help Desk Manager
Chief Information Security Officer
Systems Engineer
Network Analyst
Forensic Computer Analyst
Information Security Analyst
Penetration Tester
Security Architect
IT Security Engineer
Security Systems Administrator
IT Security Consultant


The Bachelor of Networking major in Cyber Security course is made up of common core units, a major stream of Cyber Security and elective units. To graduate from the degree students must complete 360 credit points overall. Each unit is worth 15 credit points.

This includes 18 core units + 4 major units (BN223, BN309, BN323, and BN324) + 2 elective units.

All Bachelor of Networking degrees at MIT have the same core units. We build the solid foundations students need to design, implement, secure and maintain computer network technologies and communication systems.

The course focuses on the practical and theoretical aspects of computer hardware, software, programming, information systems, network security, database technologies, software engineering and project management.

Students also study advanced topics such as wireless network and security, advanced internetworking design, and enterprise cybersecurity. It will prepare students for Microsoft and Cisco certificates such as Microsoft Server Administration, CCNA, CCNA Wireless, and CCNA Security.

Majors offered:

Software Engineering
Cyber Security

Specialism in

Cloud Networks
Business Electives


Graduates of this course will:

Possess a broad body of knowledge to undertake professional work in the area of networking
Undertake analysis of cyber security tools and technologies to apply them effectively in an organisation
Possess ability to solve problems that require critical analysis and synthesis
Communicate clearly and effectively with others in a professional setting
Work independently and collaborate with others effectively
Demonstrate analysis and evaluation skills in different contexts

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
20,157 Per Year
Read more10,078.50 per trimester
14 Nov 2022 3 years
Read more3 Years (6 Trimesters)

Full time
Melbourne Institute of Technology
Melbourne Campus
288 La Trobe Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent.

Applicants must be 18 years of age at the commencement date of their chosen course.

English Language Requirement:

IELTS (Academic) - Overall score 6.0 (no band less than 5.5); TOEFL iBT - Overall score 60-78 with minimum scores: Reading 12, Listening 11, Speaking 17, Writing 20; PTE Academic - Overall score 50 with (no score less than 46); Cambridge CAE - Overall 169 (no band less than 162).


Melbourne Institute of Technology
Melbourne Campus
288 La Trobe Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
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