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PTG061 Graduate Certificate (Data and Cyber Management)

Join the fight against cybercriminals and hackers with this Graduate Certificate in Data & Cyber Management. You’ll learn how to protect organisations from attacks on data, while also developing your skills for a rapidly changing field!

Shape an organisation’s culture around data security with these practical tools.


4 months – Full-time
Up to 8 months – Part-time

Study Mode

100% online
Fully flexible

Program Overview

Approved by the ‘Australian Defence Force’, this course is designed to give you the opportunity to:

  • Explore risk analysis, threat management, Big Data, the cyber mindset, global cyber security and the law
  • Discover the legal and political spectrum of data security
  • Learn the tools to affect a positive organisation-wide data security culture
  • Become a reflective leader and data practitioner to formulate, implement and evaluate industry-specific investigations, to resolve complex professional problems and inform decision-making.

This graduate certificate is for leaders who are looking to equip themselves with the knowledge and skills needed to implement effective cyber management in any organisation.

This is not a technical qualification. This course is designed to provide you with sufficient knowledge of the different programming languages, systems and infrastructures combined with both local and globally recognised strategies to successfully liaise with various technical experts and stakeholders to make informed management decisions.

Pathway to MBA

Upon successful completion of this graduate certificate, you are eligible to enter an MBA (Data and Cyber Management) with the University of New England.

Core Subjects

The four course units are:

  • Global Cyber Security and Law
  • Risk Analysis and Threat Management
  • Big Data
  • The Cyber Mindset
Career Opportunities
  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Head of Cyber Security
  • Head of Cyber Defence
  • President of Cyber Security
  • Information Security Director
  • Change Leader
  • Cyber Security Executive
  • Data and Cyber Security Lead
  • VP of Cyber Security Strategy
  • VP of Security Assurance
  • Security Governance Director
  • Threat Investigations Lead
  • Enterprise Risk Officer
  • Head of Digital Transformation 
  • Governance Compliance & Risk Manager
Entry Requirements

Hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification or above


Demonstrated Experience: 7 years of full-time work experience including 3 years relevant work experience in a management, supervisor, IT, or consulting role.

Price and Payment Options

Course Price:


Payment Plan:

Study now, pay later available.

Support and Delivery

When you study online, you’ll benefit from:

  • Personalised student support from a friendly professional team, dedicated to enhancing your journey.
  • One-on-one guidance and feedback from top-notch academics.
  • Exclusive access to insights from global and elite business leaders
  • An advanced online platform and access to study materials
  • Flexible: Study when it suits you
  • 100% online – No campus attendance required.
Skills Outcome
  • Define the problem
  • Creativity
  • Collaboration
  • Problem-solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Digital Literacy
  • Financial Literacy
  • Initiative
Entry Pathways

Don’t meet the entry requirements? Then have a chat to a friendly member of our team who will be able to let you know about the range of entry pathways that we have on offer such as our English Language Pathway or entry through our Diploma courses. Contact us today to learn more.

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