Bachelor of Border Management

includes:

Bachelor of Border Management

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Bachelor of Border Management BBorderMgt

Bachelor of Border Management (Customs) BBorderMgt(Cust)

Availability

Bachelor of Border Management (1414BP)

Online - Canberra

Bachelor of Border Management (Customs) (2419BM)

Online - Canberra

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Normal Course Duration

Bachelor of Border Management

Full-time: 3 years (or part-time equivalent)

Course duration is the effective time taken to complete a course when studied full-time (full-time equivalent duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern to determine length of study. Not all courses are offered in full-time mode.

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

Bachelor of Border Management

Applicants for the Bachelor of Border Management must meet the following Admission Requirements:

A completed High School Certificate (or equivalent) with an ATAR of at least 60 (including adjustment factors).
OR
Successful completion of at least two Bachelor degree level subjects (or Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) equivalent) or higher in any discipline.
OR
A completed Vocational Education and Training (VET) Certificate IV or higher, studied at a TAFE or Registered Training Organisation (RTO), or equivalent.
OR
A completed Tertiary Preparation Certificate (TPC) or bridging program studied at a TAFE, Registered Training Organisation (RTO) or University, or equivalent.
OR
Partial completion of a Vocational Education and Training (VET) Diploma, of at least 50% from a TAFE or Registered Training Organisation (RTO), or equivalent.
OR
Work experience, within the same industry as the course profile, of at least two years full time or equivalence, demonstrated by a detailed resume.

English Language Proficiency

Minimum CSU English Language Proficiency Requirements apply.

 

Bachelor of Border Management (Customs)

To be admitted into the course, prospective students must be serving officers currently employed in their customs or border administration departments or ministries.

Only international students with the written approval of their Director General can be admitted.

With this exception admission is according to the standard CSU criteria for undergraduate courses and all the specific requirements in place for the existing Bachelor of Border Management.

Applicants must also meet the CSU admission requirements in terms of English language requirements for international students.

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

Standard CSU credit regulations apply.

Graduation Requirement

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 192 points.

Course Structure

Bachelor of Border Management

The course consists of:

Ten (10) core subjects (128 points)
Eight electives (64 points)

Core Subjects

CUS101 Border Agencies and Principles of Border Management (16)
CUS102 Regulating and Facilitating Trade
CUS103 Customs Procedures
CUS104 International Trade Terms and Documentation (16)
CUS105 Introduction to Tariff Classification
CUS106 Introduction to Customs Valuation
CUS201 International Trade Treaties and Conventions (16)
CUS202 International Air and Sea Passengers (16)
CUS301 Border Management Ethics and Governance (16)
CUS302 Supply Chain Security (16)

Electives

Students must complete a further 64 credit points (8 Subjects) from electives. Although not compulsory, students are encouraged to take the following four subjects to cover 32 points:

CUS203 Maritime Regulation and Enforcement
CUS204 Principles of Cargo Control
CUS304 Duty Suspension Regimes
CUS305 Immigration Law, Policy and Practice

Students can choose to study electives from wider CSU offerings including those offered by the Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security (AGSPS), which are recommended. Students should choose 200 or 300 level subjects and seek the permission of the Course Director before enrolling. At least 16 points of the elective subjects chosen must be at the 300 level. The decision to support or reject a students elective enrolment will be solely focused on whether or not, in the Course Directors opinion, the elective choice would contribute to the learning outcomes for the course.

Bachelor of Border Management (Customs)

The course consists of:

Fourteen (14) core subjects (192 points)
Eight electives (64 points)

Core Subjects

CUS101 Border Agencies and Principles of Border Management (16)
CUS102 Regulating and Facilitating Trade
CUS103 Customs Procedures
CUS104 International Trade Terms and Documentation (16)
CUS105 Introduction to Tariff Classification
CUS106 Introduction to Customs Valuation
CUS201 International Trade Treaties and Conventions (16)
CUS202 International Air and Sea Passengers (16)
CUS301 Border Management Ethics and Governance (16)
CUS302 Supply Chain Security (16)
CUS410 Customs Field Education - Practice (16)
CUS411 Customs Workplace Planning and Leadership (16)
CUS412 Customs Workplace Improvement Project (16)
CUS413 Customs Field Education - Policy (16)

Electives

Students must complete a further 64 credit points (8 Subjects) from electives. Although not compulsory, students are encouraged to take the following four subjects to cover 32 points:

CUS203 Maritime Regulation and Enforcement
CUS204 Principles of Cargo Control
CUS304 Duty Suspension Regimes
CUS305 Immigration Law, Policy and Practice

Students can choose to study electives from wider CSU offerings including those offered by the Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security (AGSPS), which are recommended. Students should choose 200 or 300 level subjects and seek the permission of the Course Director before enrolling. At least 16 points of the elective subjects chosen must be at the 300 level. The decision to support or reject a students elective enrolment will be solely focused on whether or not, in the Course Directors opinion, the elective choice would contribute to the learning outcomes for the course.

Note

The new award is structured with the simple addition of a 4th year specialisation to the existing CSU Bachelor of Border Management for international students only. The proposed 4 x new specialisation subjects, that constitute the specialisation, will translate the students skills and knowledge from their first 3 years of study to an enhanced level that will make them job ready within their own jurisdiction and domestic legislation

Enrolment Pattern

Bachelor of Border Management

Full Time Enrolment Pattern

Session 1

CUS101 Border Agencies and Principles of Border Management (16)
CUS102 Regulating and Facilitating Trade
CUS103 Customs Procedures

Session 2

CUS104 International Trade Terms and Documentation (16)
CUS105 Introduction to Tariff Classification
CUS106 Introduction to Customs Valuation

Session 3

CUS201 International Trade Treaties and Conventions (16)
Elective
Elective

Session 4

CUS202 International Air and Sea Passengers (16)
Elective
Elective

Session 5

CUS301 Border Management Ethics and Governance (16)
Elective
Elective

Session 6

CUS302 Supply Chain Security (16)
Elective
Elective

Bachelor of Border Management

Part Time Enrolment Pattern

Session 1

CUS101 Border Agencies and Principles of Border Management (16)

Session 2

CUS102 Regulating and Facilitating Trade
CUS103 Customs Procedures

Session 3

CUS104 International Trade Terms and Documentation (16)

Session 4

CUS105 Introduction to Tariff Classification
CUS106 Introduction to Customs Valuation

Session 5

CUS201 International Trade Treaties and Conventions (16)

Session 6

Elective
Elective

Session 7

CUS202 International Air and Sea Passengers (16)

Session 8

Elective
Elective

Session 9

CUS301 Border Management Ethics and Governance (16)

Session 10

Elective
Elective

Session 11

CUS302 Supply Chain Security (16)

Session 12

Elective
Elective

Bachelor of Border Management (Customs)

Full Time Enrolment Pattern

Session 1

CUS101 Border Agencies and Principles of Border Management (16)
CUS102 Regulating and Facilitating Trade
CUS103 Customs Procedures

Session 2

CUS104 International Trade Terms and Documentation (16)
CUS105 Introduction to Tariff Classification
CUS106 Introduction to Customs Valuation

Session 3

CUS201 International Trade Treaties and Conventions (16)
CUS203 Maritime Regulation and Enforcement
Another CSU undergraduate restricted elective

Session 4

CUS202 International Air and Sea Passengers (16)
CUS204 Principles of Cargo Control
Another CSU undergraduate restricted elective

Session 5

CUS301 Border Management Ethics and Governance (16)
CUS305 Immigration Law, Policy & Practice
Another CSU undergraduate restricted elective

Session 6

CUS302 Supply Chain Security (16)
CUS304 Duty Suspension Regimes
Another CSU undergraduate restricted elective

Session 7

CUS410 Customs Field Education - Practice (16)
CUS411 Customs Workplace Planning and Leadership (16)

Session 8

CUS412 Customs Workplace Improvement Project (16)
CUS413 Customs Field Education - Policy (16)

Bachelor of Border Management (Customs)

Part Time Enrolment Pattern

Session 1

CUS101 Border Agencies and Principles of Border Management (16)

Session 2

CUS102 Regulating and Facilitating Trade
CUS103 Customs Procedures

Session 3

CUS104 International Trade Terms and Documentation (16)

Session 4

CUS105 Introduction to Tariff Classification
CUS106 Introduction to Customs Valuation

Session 5

CUS201 International Trade Treaties and Conventions (16)

Session 6

CUS203 Maritime Regulation and Enforcement
Another CSU undergraduate restricted elective

Session 7

CUS202 International Air and Sea Passengers (16)

Session 8

CUS204 Principles of Cargo Control
Another CSU undergraduate restricted elective

Session 9

CUS301 Border Management Ethics and Governance (16)

Session 10

CUS305 Immigration Law, Policy & Practice
Another CSU undergraduate restricted elective

Session 11

CUS302 Supply Chain Security (16)

Session 12

CUS304 Duty Suspension Regimes
Another CSU undergraduate restricted elective

Session 13

CUS410 Customs Field Education - Practice (16)

Session 14

CUS411 Customs Workplace Planning and Leadership (16)

Session 15

CUS412 Customs Workplace Improvement Project (16)

Session 16

CUS413 Customs Field Education - Policy (16)

Professional Accreditation

The BBM is accredited by the World Customs Organisation.

Contact

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The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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