Overview

Protecting personal and corporate data through cyber security is paramount to some of the world’s biggest industries.

There is a critical shortage of skilled cyber security graduates, estimating that the Australian industry will require at least 18,000 additional cyber security workers by 2026.* Industry professionals have significantly contributed to the structure of our most popular degrees and our hands-on capstone project courses provide you with skills comparable to industry practice and prepare you for a profession in this growing industry.

Study at USQ and be a part of the Cyber Security Challenge, Australia’s only cyber security competition, run over 24 hours and designed to test your technical and communication skills.

*Australia's Cyber Security Sector Competitiveness Plan, AustCyber, 2018

Explore USQ's Cyber Security degrees

Cyber Security

Undergraduate
Bachelor of Information Technology Major Networking & Security
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Postgraduate
Master of Computing Technology Specialisation Networking & System Security
Mode:
  • External
  • On-campus
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • July
  • February
Master of Cyber Security Specialisation Business Application
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Master of Cyber Security Specialisation Governance Risk & Compliance
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Master of Cyber Security Specialisation Technical
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Research
Doctor of Business Administration
Mode:
  • External
  • On-campus
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Doctor of Philosophy
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus:
  • Ipswich
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Doctor of Professional Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Master of Business Research
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Master of Professional Studies (Research)
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Master of Science (Research) Specialisation Advanced Research
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus:
  • Ipswich
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Master of Science (Research) Specialisation Applied Research
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus:
  • Ipswich
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July

David

Cyber Security
David Fairman has a long list of accomplishments under his belt, both locally and internationally. Since joining the Royal Australian Air Force in 1993, David has compiled accolades including a Bachelor degree and two master degrees – Master of Project Management and Master of Business Administration, both from USQ.
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