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The University of Western Australia
Cybersecurity Boot Camp

Become a
cybersecurity professional
in 24 weeks

To speak to an admissions advisor now,
call +61 8 6255 5512

Why learn cybersecurity at the University of Western Australia?

Get hands-on training in networking, systems, web technologies, databases, and defensive and offensive cybersecurity.
Study part-time while maintaining your work schedule.
Develop the fundamental skills through in-person classes and a dynamic curriculum to graduate from the program ready to use your knowledge in the workforce.
Benefit from a wide range of career services to position you for success post-graduation and beyond.
*The materials covered in this course are subject to change due to market demand.
Student in computer lab
What you will learn

  • Through immersive instruction and lab environments, you will learn both the theory and application of tools used by industry professionals.
  • You will learn the technical skills needed to be competitive in the field of cybersecurity.
  • You will receive career-planning assistance, including:
    • Resume and social media profile support, career content and practice sessions, technical interview training, one-on-one career coaching, soft skills training, and more.
    • Access to a dedicated Profile Coach and Career Director that will work with you throughout the program and prepare you to be employer competitive.
  • You will also gain industry insights through Tech Talks—quarterly online panels with local industry professionals.

What graduates receive

  • An invitation to the Project Demo Day—a networking event with local professionals to showcase your final project.
  • Continued one-on-one career coaching with their Career Director following graduation.
  • A Certificate of Completion from The University of Western Australia demonstrating your accomplishments to future employers.
  • The skills and confidence to join the ranks of industry professionals.
  • An impressive collection of knowledge, skills, and abilities that show competitiveness for employment.

About The University of Western Australia
The University of Western Australia

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is a world top 100 university (ARWU 2018) and part of the Group of Eight – a coalition of research-intensive Australian universities. We deliver courses that are progressive, practical and benchmarked against the world’s best. Working alongside our industry-leading partners, we produce work-ready graduates who will succeed on a global scale.

The Cybersecurity Boot Camp is offered through The University of Western Australia in partnership with Trilogy Education Services (Australia) Pty Ltd., a 2U, Inc. brand.

About Trilogy Education Services
Trilogy Education is a workforce accelerator that empowers the world’s leading universities to prepare professionals for high-growth careers in the digital economy. Thousands of people around the globe have graduated from Trilogy-powered programs, and more than 2,000 companies—including 50% of the Fortune 100—employ them.

FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions

What are the dates and details of the program?

  • Class begins July 28, 2020.
  • Class times: Each Tuesday and Thursday from 6.30pm to 9.30pm; and each Saturday from 10.00am to 2.00pm.

Can I keep working while studying at The University of Western Australia Cybersecurity Boot Camp?

  • Yes. The program was designed for working professionals who are seeking to extend their job opportunities or make a career change.

How long is the course?

  • You will complete the program in six months.

Do you provide career planning support?

  • All our students receive pre-graduation career support and coaching, soft skills training and the support needed to strengthen their portfolio.
  • In order to qualify for post-program completion Career Services support, you must successfully complete the program, have legal status to work in Australia and have an approved resume and portfolio of projects, completed and approved by Career Services four weeks prior to program completion.

Do I need to have previous experience in cybersecurity before applying?

  • While some background knowledge is helpful, no experience is needed as long as you are dedicated and eager to learn. Our pre-course tutorials will help you prepare for our program.

What sets your boot camp apart from others I can join in Perth or elsewhere?

  • We offer a part-time program that allows working professionals to study cybersecurity without leaving work.
  • You benefit from a robust set of professional development services in collaboration with Trilogy Education Services LLC.
  • Our curriculum is built based on the most in-demand technologies specific to the Perth market.

How many hours a week is the program?

  • You are expected to spend 10 hours per week in class.
  • To be successful, our students spend an average of an additional 20 hours per week preparing for class, completing homework and career services assignments outside of class.

What are the requirements to complete the program?

  • In order to receive a certificate of completion for the program, you must:
    • Fulfill your payment obligations prior to the end date of the program;
    • Attend a minimum of 95% of the class sessions; and
    • Complete 90% of your homework assignments, including 100% of all project work.

What is the tuition fee?

  • The tuition fee is $11,500 AUD + 10% GST.
  • A deposit of $1,000 is required to secure your place in the program.
  • There are no additional fees for textbooks or software.

What are the payment options?

  • A deposit of $1,000 is required to secure your place in the program. Deposit payments can be made by Visa or Mastercard.
  • Individuals can then either pay the tuition in full by the early registration deadline to be eligible for a $1,000 early registration discount or arrange a payment plan and pay in installments. To find out more, please call +61 8 6255 5512 to speak with an admissions advisor.

What type of computer will I need to complete the course?

  • You will be required to bring your own laptop, which meets the following requirements:
    • Windows at least 8 GB Ram with a dual core processor (64 bit)
    • Mac over two years old – 8 GB Ram and dual core processor
    • Mac under two years

What are the entry requirements?

  • In order to enrol in the program:
    • You must be over 18 years of age.
    • You must have completed high school.
    • You must meet the English Language requirements during the interview process.
    • You must have passed the admissions interview.
    • You must have paid the deposit.

Is the program accredited?

  • Students who successfully complete the boot camp will be awarded a Certificate of Completion from The University of Western Australia in collaboration with Trilogy Education Services. This program is not accredited.
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