Cybersecurity Boot Camp - PDC1004

Cybersecurity Boot Camp

Professional development short course

Big data needs big protection. In just the last two years, 90 percent of the world’s data has been created. As computer networks grow, so too does the quantity of vulnerable information.

Monash University Cybersecurity Boot Camp is a challenging, part-time program that takes a multidisciplinary approach to attain proficiency in IT, networking, and modern information security, throughout the course of 24 intensive weeks.

You get hands-on training in networking, systems, web technologies, databases, and defensive and offensive cybersecurity. You will also learn methods, techniques, and best practices for accurately conveying the severity of the risks facing an organization’s security posture.

  • Gain experience with a host of popular tools such as Wireshark, Kali Linux, Metasploit, Nessus, and more.
  • Learn skills applicable to certifications such as the CompTIA Security+ and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH).
  • Advance your skillset even if you’re currently employed or in school through convenient evening and weekend classes.
  • Benefit from a comprehensive set of career services to help equip you for success as you work to change career paths or advance in your current position.

You’ll learn from skilled instructors and gain real-world experience by collaborating with your peers. Through hands-on application, you’ll gain the confidence you need to tap into the industry.

Earn a Monash digital badge

Monash is a university that combines world-leading teaching and research, and consistently ranks in the world’s top 100 universities. When you complete the Cybersecurity Boot Camp, you’ll be awarded a Monash digital badge that you can share with your networks and prospective employers. By learning with us, you position yourself at the forefront of innovating for a better future, and with a Monash digital badge, you’ll have verifiable evidence to demonstrate your new skills and knowledge.

At a glance


2022 Classes begin quarterly

7 March
30 May
29 August
28 November


Classes held three times a week


24 weeks





Alumni discounted fees