Course Detail

Bachelor of Cybersecurity/Bachelor of Commerce


As businesses increase their digital presence, they increase the risk of being affected by cybercrime. Cybersecurity is no longer just a technology issue, it's a business issue. La Trobe's Bachelor of Cybersecurity/Bachelor of Commerce lets you combine cyber and analytical skills with strategic communication skills to help you manage the digital aspects of today's business world. You'll learn how to manage and protect online information, the laws and policies of cyberspace, then compliment this knowledge with a major in accounting, economics, finance, management or marketing.

You'll learn:

·         Cybersecurity and IT fundamentals

o    Discover the technologies used to identify and moderate threats including firewalls, intrusion protection systems and honeypots.

·         Business, management and commerce

o    Learn the fundamentals of business and specialise in accounting, commerce, finance, management or marketing.

·         Cyber law and policy

o    Examine the laws and policies that regulate Cyberspace in increasingly online world and how they might apply in varying business contexts.

·         Business data analysis

o    Develop statistical literacy skills and learn how to apply them to critical business problems and major social issues.

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


Skilled cybersecurity and commerce professionals can find employment in a variety of roles, such as:

·         Cyber security analyst

o    Protect businesses IT networks from breaches by creating and monitoring firewalls and encryption programs.

·         IT security architect

o    Develop, build and execute network and computer security systems for digitized businesses.

·         Risk and compliance manager

o    Key advisory and governance role leading the day-to-day audit and risk functions of an organisation.

Course Information

  • IELTS: 6.5/6.0

  • Scholarship: Yes

  • Tuition Fee: AUD $35,600 per year

Admission Requirements

Academic entry requirement

65% and above