Charles Sturt University
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3 years full time, 6 years part time
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Give yourself dynamic career options with this Bachelor of Public Safety and Security from CSU. The course explores the complex ways in which law enforcement, corrections and criminal justice work to keep communities safe, providing you with insight into this multidisciplinary field.
Always dreamed of being a police officer? This course can help you begin the application process with the NSW Police force at the end of your first year of study and start your initial police training (subject to professional suitability and NSW Police Force's operational needs).
With new opportunities for employment and growing diversity in the field, this multidisciplinary course allows you to pursue a career that aligns with your interests and passions. Social justice, corrections, research, policing and policy are just a few avenues you can explore; take the first step in your career journey today!
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
In this course, subjects you may study include:
CSU offers a range of student support services, academic learning support and skills development for all its distance education students. Studying with CSU, you will have access to your online subjects, Student Services, the CSU Library, forums and your exam results through student.csu, a personalised online portal.
You will also have entry into CSU Interact, a scholarly environment that connects students and staff online. Each subject you’re enrolled in will have its own subject site housed within CSU Interact, giving you access to learning content, tools and subject forums.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
You can also choose to study this course entirely online.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Bachelor of Public Safety and Security from Charles Sturt University.
This course is an important first step in a dynamic career in policing, corrections and criminal justice with scope for employment in a diverse range of roles at a state or federal level.
Wondering where a career in the police force could take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Police Officer, Police Administrative Support Officer, Prison Officer, Watch House Officer.
Charles Sturt University offers upfront payment for this course. Students who meet citizenship and residency requirements may be eligible for Government support, allowing you to defer part or all of your course fees.
Enquire now to find out more about your options.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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