|Domestic tuition||$8,007 per year|
|International tuition||$18,073 per year|
|Course length||1.5 years|
|In further study||25%|
Average job prospects:
Employed - 55%
Further study - 25%
Median earnings: $70,000 (3 years after graduating)
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About the course
The Master of Cyber Security degree provides specialised professional postgraduate level study in cyber security. It is designed to meet the growing demand in trained professionals in this area.
BSc or BSc(Tech) degree or equivalent. Those students who have an honours degree in a relevant field, may take 120 credits to complete the MCS.
About the provider
The University of Waikato, located in the central North Island cities of Hamilton and Tauranga, is an internationally recognised tertiary institution offering degree programmes designed to produce job-ready graduates. Each year, the University provides more than 2,000 industry placements and internship opportunities, believing its students benefit from the chance to put the theory they have learnt in classrooms, into practice in a real-world employment environment. When students choose to study at waikato, they gain a globally recognised education. In 2019, the QS World University Rankings placed the University of Waikato 266th in the world, an improvement of 135 places in five years. The University is also in the top 5% of all globally ranked institutions for research impact, meaning their research is among some of the most influential in the world.