Graduate Certificate in Data and Cyber Management

Learn to Plan and Implement Effective Cyber Security Protocols to Ensure Data Security in any Organisation.

Study Graduate Certificate in Data and Cyber Management, 100% online and fully flexible from the comfort of your own home.

  • Upfront Payment
  • Study Now, Pay Later

    with Government FEE-HELP Support

  • Start Anytime

  • FEE-HELP Support Available

  • Flexible Online Delivery

Course Details


Graduate Certificate in Data and Cyber Management

  • Part-time: up to 8 months.
  • Full-time: 4 months.

100% Online

Course Intakes:

February, June, and October

Course Fees Include
  • Study 100% online from anywhere in Australia on any device.
  • No exams required. Assessments are based on practical project-focussed work.
  • Study Now, Pay Later. Government FEE-HELP support available.
Technical Requirements

You will need regular access to a laptop, desktop computer, or another device with the following:

  • An adequate and reliable internet connection
Course Entry Requirements

To enrol in this qualification you must:

  • Hold an AQF level 7 Bachelor qualification or above (or);
  • Have demonstrated 7 years of full-time work experience, including 3 years of relevant work experience in management, supervisor, IT, or consulting roles.
Payment Options

Study Now, Pay Later with Government FEE-HELP Support


Ducere, in partnership with University of New England.


Become a Qualified Cyber Security Executive, or Security Governance Director and Work with World’s Leading Employers.

Want to become a head of cyber security, threat investigations lead, or head of digital transformation and be able to provide efficient solutions to protect any organisation against cyber threats? The Graduate Certificate in Data and Cyber Management will provide you with the required skills and knowledge needed to amplify your potential and work with the world’s leading employers.

The core units in this 100% online qualification are approved by the Australian Defence Force to give you the opportunity to explore risk analysis, threat management, big data, the cyber mindset, global cyber security and the law, plus discover all about the legal and political spectrum of data security, and learn the necessary tools to provide an organisation a positive wide data security culture, and more.

For future leaders who are looking to equip themselves with skills and knowledge to provide holistic cyber decision-making, implement cyber management protocols, and transform theoretical concepts into real-time business projects, this course will be the perfect choice.

Flexible Study Options To Suit You:

  • Self-paced learning, 100% online.
  • Fit your study around your lifestyle – not the other way around.
  • No need to attend scheduled classes or tutorials.
  • No strict or unreasonable deadlines to meet.

Study Now, Pay Later with Government FEE-HELP Support.
Can’t afford to pay for this qualification upfront? If you are an Australian resident or citizen you can study now, and pay later for this course using FEE-HELP. FEE-HELP is a government loan program where the government loans you the money to study a specific course and you only have to start making repayments on the loan once you are earning over the yearly repayment threshold.

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Ducere Global Business School

Ducere Global Business School is a recognised leader in university – enterprise collaborations, to design and deliver degrees that have real career impact. They partner with major universities across 4 continents, global corporations, government departments, and NGOs, as well as being a member of the AACSB, Clinton Foundation, United Nations, and various global chambers, to ensure that their programs are current, relevant and industry connected.

They have a mission of both business and philanthropy. Ducere has funded and supported the activities of the Ducere Foundation across 27 African nations to the tune of millions of dollars. With offices in the United States, Australia, the UK and Africa, they constantly strive to promote equity and access in education globally.

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Course Units:

1. Global Cyber Security and Law

  • History of Cyber Security
  • Intellectual Property
  • Geopolitical Hegemony
  • National and International Law
  • Electronic Cyber-Law
  • The Regulatory Universe
  • Cyber Security Domains of Knowledge

2. Risk Analysis and Threat Management

  • Cyber Threats, Risks, and Vulnerabilities
  • Risk Appetite
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Mitigation
  • Cyber Threat Modelling
  • Advanced Persistent Threat (APTs) Identification
  • Cyber Security Standards, Frameworks, and Guidelines

3. Big Data

  • History of Big Data
  • Big Data in Business and Commerce
  • Analytics and Big Data
  • The Evolution of Big Data
  • Dimensions of Big Data
  • (Un-) Moral Use of Data in Contemporary Society
  • Mobile Information Systems and Data Warehousing
  • Data Processing Platforms (Apache Hadoop, MapReduce)
  • Business Intelligence

4. The Cyber Mindset

  • Cyber Mindset Imperatives
  • Cyber Implications for Organisational Strategy
  • Cyber Governance
  • Examination of a Holistic Approach to Cyber Decision-Making
  • Cyber Mindset Trends
  • Capacity Building and Unlocking the Cyber Mindset
  • 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

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What People Are Saying About This Course

"I got a new role as the senior sales lead of a German Cyber Security start-up, shortly after graduating. I couldn't be happier.”

- Stephen N.

“The opportunities in cyber are fantastic, especially if you start with an understanding of strategy and policy - as taught in this course.”

- Kylie W.

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