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¿Qué aprenderé?

Take your Tech career to the next level with skills to make you stand out from the crowd. Learn the systems to integrate security policy, practices and technologies into existing infrastructure. Gain a qualification designed alongside industry and giving you the skills to be work-ready.

Programme outline

The aim of the Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity (GCertCS) is to create a set of information technology professionals who have the ability to think about information security and assurance within an enterprise system, and know how to integrate security policy, practices and technologies into an operational infrastructure.

More detail about this qualification

The Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity is a 60 credit programme, divided into four 15 credit courses. There are two compulsory courses and two electives.

Students must complete 60 credits at level 7 consisting of:

  • CS7501 Information Security III and IT7502 Digital Ethics
  • Two elective courses at level 7 chosen from the course list below


Compulsory courses

  • IT7502 – Digital Ethics
  • CS7501 Information Security III

Elective Courses

  • CS7503 – Network Fundamentals for Information Assurance and Security
  • CS7504 – Security for DevOps
  • CS7505 – Incident Response and Digital Forensics
  • CS7506 – Cloud Security
  • IA7307 – Cryptography and Security Mechanisms
  • IA7308 – Security Testing and Network Defence

Career options

Graduates will have the skills and knowledge to work in the IT industry in a range of roles such as security consultant, security analyst, security administrator, SecDevOps/DevSecOps, incident analyst, incident handler, information assurance analyst, security assessor/auditor, security engineer, penetration tester, digital forensic analyst, network forensic analyst, malware analyst, security developer or other information/cyber security-related support roles e.g. service desk.

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (17 semanas)

Costos de estudio
NZ $9,624 for the entire course
Fecha de inicio

11 Julio 2022


Wellington Institute of Technology

Petone Campus,

21 Kensington Avenue,



5012, New Zealand

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Applicant must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent study or relevant work experience. English language requirement: IELTS 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5 (or equivalent) and academic requirements; TOEFL Internet-Based Test (iBT): Score of 60 (with a writing score of 20); Cambridge English Test: FCE with a pass at Grade B; Pearson Test of English (Academic): PTE (Academic) score of 50.

Para estudiantes internacionales

A degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or equivalent preferably with Network, or equivalent practical, professional or educational experience in the IT industry.

English Language Requirements

IELTS - 6.0 overall with no sub-score less than 5.5

TOEFL Internet-Based Test (iBT) - Score of 60 (with a writing score of 20)

Cambridge English Test - FCE with a pass at Grade B or CAE with a score of 52

Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PToE (Academic) score of 50

New Zealand Certificate in English Language (NZCEL) - Level 4 with the Academic endorsement

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.


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