Bachelor of Policing


Bachelor of Policing


The course includes the following awards:

Bachelor of Policing BPolicing


Bachelor of Policing (2419PC)

Online - Manly

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

Normal Course Duration

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.

Bachelor of Policing

Full-time: 3.0 years (or part-time equivalent)

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

Applicants for the Bachelor of Policing must meet the following Admission Requirements:

* Applicants must be serving police officers in a police service, or active as a member in a law enforcement organisation carrying out investigations and launching prosecutions on behalf of the public, with a minimum of one year experience demonstrated by a detailed resume.

English Language Proficiency
Minimum CSU English Language Proficiency Requirements apply.


CSU Credit Policy

Upon admission, students are awarded a credit package for their prior policing industry experience and training.
Credit may be available for other prior study, subject to CSU credit regulations.

Graduation Requirement

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 192 points.

Course Structure

The course consists of two core subjects:

JST301 Criminology and Crime Reduction - this is required as an initial enrolment for all students
JST309 Indigenous Communities and Policing - this should ideally be studied in the first year of the program

The course is then made up of elective subjects relevant to police practice which have been organised into topic areas or streams.

Terrorism Safety and Security


Policing Practice

  • JST324 Team Management and Leadership
  • JST325 Accountability and Policing
  • JST335 Fundamentals of Law Enforcement Intelligence
  • JST345 Theoretical, Applied and Forensic Victimology
  • JST346 Criminal Investigations in Culturally and Ethnically Diverse Societies
  • JST347 Police and the Media

Cultural Studies

  • JST456 Islam and Policing in the Modern World

Emergency Management

  • EMG100 Introduction to Emergency Management
  • EMG101 Emergency Management Planning 1
  • EMG102 Emergency Management Planning 2
  • EMG103 Emergency Management Planning 3

Enrolment Pattern

There are two core subjects. The first is JST301 Applying Criminology to Crime Reduction, which is a mandatory first enrolment subject for those entering the course. The second core subject is JST309 Indigenous Communities and Policing. Students then undertake elective subjects in any order they choose until they have satisfied the course requirements for graduation.

Residential School

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Residential School component. Further details of Residential School requirements are located via the subject page

JST313 Investigative Interviewing
JST456 Islam and Policing in the Modern World

Enrolled students can find further information about CSU Residential Schools via at About Residential School

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: February 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.