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Murdoch University

Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security and Forensics and Web Communication (Double Major)

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Murdoch University

Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security and Forensics and Web Communication (Double Major)

Commencement Date : May 2018 | Expand All

Students have the option to enrol in either single or double majors.

Australian Computer Society (ACS)

CORE UNITS (Year 2 and 3 units)

Cyber Security and Forensics
ICT285   Databases
ICT284   Systems Analysis and Design
ICT287   Computer Security
ICT378   Cyber Forensics and Information Technology
ICT379   Security Architectures and Systems Administration
ICT380   Information Security Policy and Governance
ICT302   IT Professional Practice Project

Web Communication
WEB278  Web Strategy
WEB263  Web Design
WEB303  Business of Freelancing
WEB301  Web Communication Project
WEB302  Web Metrics
CMS201  Screen: Small, Medium and Large

In addition, students have to complete the following common Year 2 and 3 units:
BSC203 Introduction to ICT Research Methods
BSC301 Applied Research Skills in ICT
BRD209 Creativity and Innovation

Students with Polytechnic Diplomas will gain entry to Year 2 of the programme, and they can complete the programme in 16 months instead of 28 months.

The Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security and Forensics and Web Communication (Double Major) accepts a wide range of qualifications.

These include:

  • Polytechnic Diploma
  • Advanced Diploma
  • Kaplan Diploma
  • Private Diploma will be assessed on a case-by-case basis

Applicants admitted to the programme may be required to undertake bridging units in order to fulfil the required prerequisite knowledge. The final decision rests with Murdoch University.

Successful completion of a recognised approved Diploma qualification or higher, where the language of instruction was English can be considered.

Delivery Method

Students will attend a combination of lectures, tutorials and workshops in this programme. Students have the flexibility to plan their study schedule and enrol between 1 to 4 units per trimester (4-month term). Classes are conducted on weekday evenings or weekends to suit the busy schedules of students enrolled in this programme. Each unit is supported with 24 contact hours. The Dean from Murdoch University is based in Singapore to oversee all academic aspects and ensure a high standard of academic delivery here.

Assessment Methods

Each unit is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, project or examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual unit requirements.


Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structure will be awarded Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security and Forensics and Web Communication (Double Major) from Murdoch University. The degree will be the same as that awarded to on-campus graduates in Australia.

Tuition Fees

The tuition fee covers university registration, study guides, intensive seminars and workshops, assignments, examination (if applicable), projects, degree (if earned) and transcript.

For Singaporean/PR

  • Programme fee:
    • S$18,489.60 (Single Major*) payable in 4 instalments
    • S$24,652.80 (Double Major) payable in 4 instalments
  • Receive S$400 referral bursary when you recommend your friend to join our degree programme. T&Cs apply.

*Single major refers to Bachelor of Science in Cyber Forensic and Information Security.

Education Loan

Education loans are available, subject to meeting the bank's loan requirements. Please click here for more information.

Non-tuition Fees
Non-refundable application fees are as follows:

For Singaporean/PR

  • Application fee: S$181.90

All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

*Note: All fees are subject to change annually. The fees above have been updated and are accurate as of 22 September 2016. For more information about the programme, please contact our course consultant.

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