La Trobe University

Bachelor of Cybersecurity/Bachelor of Psychological Science

Overview

Semester starts
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Duration
4 years full-time
Annual tuition fee (A$)
32 000

Cybercrime is quickly becoming one of the world's biggest security challenges and combatting it is as much about people as it is about technology.

La Trobe's new double degree gives students the chance to complement their studies in psychological science with the highly specialised cybersecurity field.

Students will learn the essentials of cybercrime and the foundations of computer forensics as well as cyber law, policy and crisis management. They will also explore how online criminals use sophisticated techniques to deceive and manipulate individuals by gaining a deep understanding of psychology with over 20 psychology subject choices, including options for electives with leading researchers from centres like our ground-breaking Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre (OTARC).

This distinctive combination of study areas allows students to pursue a career as a professional psychologist with further postgraduate study, or build a career within the growing field of cybersecurity

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 7.

Entry requirements

Academic entry requirement

For domestic students, VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.

NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available

English language requirement

IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

Please refer to our English Language Requirements page for details of other Accepted English Proficiency tests and additional recognised English Language Proficiency Measures, such as English as the language of instruction.

Career outcomes

You'll graduate with knowledge, skills, and experience that could apply to a range of roles such as human resources, risk management, forensics, cyber intelligence and security policy.

Fees and costs

Annual tuition fee (A$)

32 000

Scholarships

Scholarships are available for both current and future students. Find out what La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you.

How to apply

Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.

See Student Handbook for more details

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:

CRICOS code: 096858M