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Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

About The School

Welcome to the Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security

Established in 1993 with the founding vision for the creation of a discipline of policing and law enforcement, the promotion of research and the delivery post graduate programs and professional education.

The Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security has a global reputation as a leading provider of research and education for professionals in law enforcement, regulation, emergency management and security.

Our students learn to bring critical perspectives to their work and meet the complex challenges faced by professionals in a fast changing world. Our graduates have the creative intellectual capacity and skills which are sought out to fill senior positions in policing, compliance, security, and emergency management by law enforcement, regulators and blue chip companies. Our courses and programs combine theory and knowledge with strategic law enforcement, intelligence, emergency management, public safety, fraud prevention, counter terrorism and security studies.

Our Faculty staff are leaders in their fields of teaching and research and combine significant professional experience with academic expertise.

We recognise that busy professionals require access to high quality courses which are intellectually challenging and fit with their career and lifestyle commitments. Our online courses are quality assured and provide global perspectives and intellectual rigour in areas of contemporary practice.

The School continues to grow through close collaboration with law enforcement, regulators, universities, research bodies, private industry and emergency services providers in Australia and overseas, with our courses attracting students from around the globe. AGSPS also provides education and training programs in Abu Dhabi, China, India, New Zealand, Indonesia, Singapore and Canada.

In 2013 the School absorbed the under graduate courses previously offered by the School of Policing and joined with the Centre for Customs and Excise Studies in Canberra to become the world's largest provider of university education in law enforcement, counter-terrorism, emergency management, customs and border security studies.

If you are serious about building and enhancing your professional qualifications to meet the challenges of the future, we welcome you to apply to enrol at the Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security.


Policy Neutrality and Uncertainty in Intelligence Analysis

Date:  5 August 2015

Time:  5:30pm - 6:30pm

Venue:  Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security, 10-12 Brisbane Avenue, Barton, Canberra, ACT 2600

Register:  Numbers are limited to 60 so please register early by email to


Forensic and Applied Victimology

This three day course will provide a holistic theoretical and practical understanding of the role of victimology in investigations.  Participants will learn about social science approach to understanding victimity through the lens of the scientific method.

When:  28 - 30 August 2015

Venue: Canberra

Contact: Amber McKinley



International Women in Law Enforcement Conference


The conference is being organised by partner institution, Charles Sturt University, Australia with presenters from - India, Australia, Germany, Indonesia, Singapore, UK and Spain.

The conference is a major event for women from the broad law enforcement community across South Asia, the wider regional and international areas.

The conference will appeal to women professionals from international police organisations, crime and justice commissions, correctional services, national security and intelligence agencies, customs and border protection agencies from around the region and the international law enforcement community.

The conference will reflect the significant role of women in mainstream law enforcement and will enable you to better understand emerging international trends and issues.

Valuable ideas and practices will be shared through real world case studies presented by senior practitioners.  You will develop insight for your institution and better understand the many challenges faced by law enforcement professionals.

The conference provides a combination of discussion and training, through the many sessions that are on offer and opportunities to learn from professional practices and current research, all with a strong strategic and operational focus.

Further information can be found at:

International Experience Program - Ottawa, Canada

Current International study opportunity now on offer and open for expressions of interest:


The University and the worldwide Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) have entered into a formal agreement where professionals with CAMS certification receive academic credits towards post graduate Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing studies.

For more information about how you can qualify with post graduate qualifications in Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing and acquire industry accreditation while studying go to and


The Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security
Graduate Studies in Policing, Security & Public Safety