Course details

Master of Information Security and Digital Forensics
NZQF Level 9

About the course

MISDF graduates will have the detailed knowledge and understanding of security issues related to the computing sector. They will have specialist skills in the application and use of computing techniques in the analysis of IT systems that may have been penetrated or corrupted maliciously as well as knowledge of security policies, legislation and ethical issues related to cyber crime. Graduates will have demonstrated the ability to engage in a sustained period of research, and may progress to further study at doctoral level.

Entry requirements

A relevant bachelors degree completed to a merit standard.

About the provider

AUT is a contemporary New Zealand university focused on providing exceptional student opportunities and learning experiences, and graduate success in a context stimulated by impactful research and industry connectivity.

More than 26,000 students are enrolled at AUT in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, studying at one of the three campuses. AUT has consistently been a leader in undergraduate and postgraduate enrolment growth of both New Zealand and international students across a wide range of professional disciplines, and as a result we are now the second largest university in New Zealand.

AUT's teaching is innovative and student centred. AUT encourages students to collaborate, experiment and to experience working life beyond the classroom. In addition to teaching, the university has a strong focus on innovative research in areas such as biotechnology, artificial intelligence and nutrition.