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Become a cybersecurity professional
in 24 weeks

To speak to an admissions advisor now, call +61 2 8310 8695

Why learn cybersecurity at the University of Sydney?

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-program completion and beyond.
Our CompTIA partnership provides participants with a complimentary CertMaster test-prep tool and an exam voucher to take the CompTIA certification exam of their choice. Participants will choose a cert that best aligns with their interests and career goals from the following list: Security+, Network+, Linux+, Server+ or Cloud+.
*The materials covered in this course are subject to change due to market demand.
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What you will learn

  • Through immersive instruction and lab environments, course participants will learn both the theory and application of tools used by industry professionals.
  • Course participants will learn the technical skills needed to be competitive in the field of cybersecurity.
  • Course participants will receive career-planning assistance from Trilogy Education Services, 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.
  • Course participants will also gain industry insights through Tech Talks—quarterly online panels with local industry professionals.

What you receive

  • Course participants benefit from Project Demo Day—a quarterly networking event with local professionals to showcase your final project.
  • Course participants receive continued one-on-one career coaching with their Career Director after program completion.
  • The Cybersecurity Boot Camp at the University of Sydney Statement of Completion will be provided to participants who complete the requirements of the course.
  • Course participants will complete the boot camp with the skills and confidence to join the ranks of industry professionals.
  • Course participants have an impressive collection of knowledge, skills, and abilities that show competitiveness for employment.

About the University of Sydney

A history of thinking forward

The University of Sydney was founded in 1850 on the principle of providing people from all backgrounds with the opportunity to realise their potential to make a positive impact in the world through education. The University’s regular ranking in the top 50 universities worldwide reflects our outstanding reputation (QS World University Rankings 2020). Our community includes more than 70,000 students, 8,100 staff and 350,000 alumni in more than 170 countries.

We’re also a world-renowned research institution, with 100 percent of our research ranked at world standard or above by the Australian Government’s Excellence in Research for Australia report. Our research is driven by the big picture and a desire to make a positive impact. We tackle problems by looking at them from all angles, combining expertise and talents of scholars from many disciplines.

Our founding principle as Australia’s first university was that we would be a modern and progressive institution. It’s an ideal we still hold dear today.

The Cybersecurity Boot Camp is a collaboration between the University of Sydney and 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.

Frequently asked questions

What are the dates and details of the program?

  • Class begins Soon
  • Classes are held three days a week, speak with admissions for details.

Can I keep working while studying at the 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?

  • Course participants will complete this 240-hour program in six months.

Do you provide career planning support?

  • All of our course participants receive 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 Sydney or elsewhere?

  • We offer a part-time non-award program that allows working professionals to study cybersecurity without leaving work.
  • Course participants benefit from a robust set of professional development services to prepare them for success as they work to advance or change careers.
  • Our curriculum is built based on the most in-demand technologies specific to the Sydney market.

How many hours a week is the program?

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

What are the requirements to complete the program?

  • In order to receive a Statement 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
    • Complete 90% of your homework assignments, including 100% of all project work

What is the tuition fee?

  • The tuition fee is $13,200 inc GST.
  • A non-refundable deposit of $1,000 inc GST is required to secure your place in the program.
  • There are no additional fees for textbooks or software.

What are the payment options?

  • A non-refundable deposit of $1,000 inc GST is required to secure your place in the program.
  • 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 2 8310 8695 to speak with an admissions advisor.

What are the computer requirements?

  • 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
    • Mac over 2 years old – 8 GB Ram and dual core processor
    • Mac under 2 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 proficiency during the interview process.
    • You must have passed the admissions interview.
    • You must have paid the deposit.

Is the program accredited?

  • This is a non-award program. At the completion of the course, participants receive a Statement of Completion, plus have a robust portfolio of web applications to showcase their skills to potential employers. The Statement of Completion is not a qualification recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
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