Bachelor of Cyber Security Pathway Programme - Deakin University, Australia

Awarded by Deakin University Australia

International Professional recognition of the Australian Computer Society (ACS)

Australia’s leading professional association for the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector

Below awards will be bestowed after successful completion of each academic year.

1st Year – Diploma in Cyber Security
2nd Year – Advanced Diploma in Cyber Security
3rd Year – Bachelor of Cyber Security by Deakin University Australia.

Deakin University is

UGC Recognized University

In the top 50 young universities in the world

Highest level of overall student satisfaction among universities in the Australian state of Victoria for 10 years

In the top of all universities worldwide

Cyber security professionals are in high demand at present. It is more important than ever that the data and systems providing digital services are safeguarded by ethical and skilled Cyber Security Professionals. A degree in Cyber Security is a qualification aimed at providing school leavers a perfect opportunity to begin a career in a rapidly growing industry. Bachelor of Cyber Security, Deakin is professionally accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) Australia’s leading professional association for the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector. Deakin University is an Australian government university that is ranked at the top 15 universities in Australia and Deakin IT Faculty is ranked within the top 5 IT faculties in Australia. Deakin University is recognized by the UGC in Sri Lanka. CICRA being the pioneer of Cyber Security studies in Sri Lanka offers the best pathway program for an Australian degree in Cyber Security. 

This program will enable you to, respond to cyber security challenges from both technical and organizational perspectives more effectively and strategically. The learner will get a solid understanding of cyber security concepts and industry practices as well as the techniques and tools available to prevent and mitigate cyber security threats. The learner will cover areas such as computer crime and digital forensics, evaluating software for security vulnerabilities, designing secure databases, securing operating systems, assessing and reinforcing the security of websites, integrating security requirements into new developments, designing secure network architectures, performing risk assessments and after all gets graduate as a qualified and highly employable IT professional.

CICRA CAMPUS will proactively guide and support students for industry placements through our longstanding relationship with top corporate organizations.

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Modern content

High Quality Delivery

Discounts upto 50% University Fee (Conditions apply)

Affordable course fee with flexible payment plans

Learn from Industry experts

Internships and Job opportunities in leading business conglomerates in Sri Lanka

3 Study options at your convenience

Learn all (3) years of the degree in Sri Lanka @ CICRA CAMPUS

Learn all (3) years of Learn 1st (2) years of the degree in Sri Lanka @ CICRA CAMPUS and 3rd year @ Deakin University Australiadegree in Sri Lanka @ CICRA CAMPUS

Learn 1st year of the degree in Sri Lanka @ CICRA CAMPUS and 2nd & 3rd years @ Deakin University Australia

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Programme Pathways and Associated careers

Programme Booklet

Professional Pathway with CICRA CAMPUS

For Whom

Year 1 – Diploma in Cyber Security

  • Unit 01 : Introduction to programming 
  • Unit 02 : Data science concepts 
  • Unit 03 : Exploring IT 
  • Unit 04 : Discrete mathematics
  • Unit 05 : Cloud computing & virtualization 
  • Unit 06: Data and information management 
  • Unit 07 : Thinking technology and design
  • Unit 08 : Real world practice for cyber security

Year 2 – Advanced Diploma in Cyber Security 

  • Unit 01 : Introduction to responsive web apps 
  • Unit 02 : Object oriented development 
  • Unit 03 : Cryptography 
  • Unit 04 : Computer crime and digital forensic 
  • Unit 05 : Network & communications 1 
  • Unit 06 : Cyber security analytics 
  • Unit 07 : Artificial and computational intelligence 
  • Unit 08 : Cyber security management

Year 3 – Final year of Degree 

  • Unit 01 : Professional practice in information technology
  • Unit 02 : Ethical hacking 
  • Unit 03 : Project management & practices 
  • Unit 04 : System security 
  • Unit 05 : IT placement / Industry based learning 
  • Unit 06 : Execution and delivery 

Exam Structure

  • Modular based examinations and assignments
  • AC|NSA from CICRA CAMPUS direct entry or  
  • GCE Advanced level ( Local / London )  or 
  • Foundation programme in computing from a reputed educational institute 

GCE A/L points required for entry

Local A/L9 points (A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1)
London A/L 6 points (A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1)
Foundation Candidates will be assessed individually 

Duration – 2 years and 4 months
Year (1) & (2) study completion – Within (1) year & (4) months
1 Full day & 2 Half days in Weekdays (Full day – 8.30 am-5.30 pm | Half day – 8.30 am-12.45 pm / 1.30 pm-5.45 pm)
Next Intake – July, November, March

Course fee –
Year 1 Rs.650,000.00 
Year 2 Rs.650,000.00 
Year 3 – 36,600 AUD (Published university rate as at 2023) | 50% bursary will be applicable from the published fee as at 2023
Up to Rs. 300,000/-  Special discounts available. 
Speak to our student counsellors for more information 

Contact Us

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011 259 6200

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