Bachelor of Public Safety and Security

includes:

Bachelor of Public Safety and Security

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

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Availability

Bachelor of Public Safety and Security (2419PS)

On Campus - Bathurst
On Campus - Port Macquarie
Online - Manly

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

Normal Course Duration

Bachelor of Public Safety and Security

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

Applicants for the Bachelor of Public Safety and Security must meet the following Admission Requirements:

* A completed High School Certificate (or equivalent) with an ATAR of 60 (including adjustment factors).

OR

Successful study at University level of at least two subjects in any area, provided the subjects are full university level.

OR

* A completed Vocational Education and Training (VET) Certificate III 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 of at least two years full time or equivalent, in a related industry to the course, such as law enforcement, human services, corrections or justice administration, demonstrated by a detailed resume.

English Language Proficiency
Minimum CSU English Language Proficiency Requirements apply.

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

N/A

Graduation Requirement

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 192 points.

Course Structure

Core Subjects

Students must successfully complete 14 core subjects.

COM120 Reasoning and Writing
EMG100 Introduction to Emergency Management
JST110 Law and Society
JST117 Introduction to Intelligence
JST123 Indigenous Australians and Justice: An Introduction
JST205 Criminology: History and Theory
JST226 Introduction to Police Investigations
JST228 Police and the Community
JST309 Indigenous Communities and Policing
JST313 Investigative Interviewing
JST344 Terrorism Awareness
JST345 Theoretical Applied and Forensic Victimology
JST352 Professionalism and Resilience in Public Safety & Security
POL303 Organised Crime

Restricted Electives

Students must successfully complete 8 subjects (or equivalent point value) from the following:

MGT100 Organisations and Management
PSY111 Foundations of Psychology for Health and Human Services
PSY211 Psychology of Crime
SOC101 Introductory Sociology
SOC205 Social Research
JST201 Criminal Law and Process
JST204 Young People and Crime
JST310 Information and Investigation
JST318 Human Rights and Social Justice
JST320 Drugs, Crime and Society
JST321 Justice Studies Workplace Learning
JST324 Team Management and Leadership
JST347 Police and the Media
JST346 Criminal Investigations in Culturally and Ethnically Diverse Societies

Unrestricted Electives

Students must complete 2 unrestricted electives.

Enrolment Pattern

On Campus

Year 1
Session 1

JST110 Law and Society
COM120 Reasoning and Writing
JST123 Indigenous Australians and Justice: An Introduction **
Elective

Session 2

JST117 Introduction to Intelligence
JST205 Criminology: History and Theory
EMG100 Introduction to Emergency Management
Elective

Session 3

Optional online electives

Year 2
Session 1

JST226 Introduction to Police Investigations
POL303 Organised Crime
JST313 Investigative Interviewing
JST345 Theoretical Applied and Forensic Victimology **

Session 2

JST228 Police and the Community
JST309 Indigenous Communities and Policing
JST344 Terrorism Awareness **
JST352 Professionalism and Resilience in Public Safety and Security

Session 3

Optional online electives

Year 3
Session 1

Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective

Session 2

Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective

** These subjects are offered online only

Online

Year 1
Session 1

JST110 Law and Society
COM120 Reasoning and Writing

Session 2

JST117 Introduction to Intelligence
JST205 Criminology:History and Theory

Session 3

Optional online electives

Year 2
Session 1

JST123 Indigenous Australians and Justice: An Introduction
Elective

Session 2

EMG100 Introduction to Emergency Management
Elective

Session 3

Optional online electives

Year 3
Session 1

JST226 Introduction to Police Investigations
POL303 Organised Crime

Session 2

JST228 Police and the Community
JST309 Indigenous Communities and Policing

Session 3

Optional online electives

Year 4
Session 1

JST313 Investigative Interviewing
JST345 Theoretical Applied and Forensic Victimology

Session 1

JST352 Professionalism and Resilience in Public Safety and Security
JST344 Terrorism Awareness

Session 3

Optional online electives

Year 5
Session 1

Elective
Elective

Session 2

Elective
Elective

Session 3

Optional online electives

Year 6
Session 1

Elective
Elective

Session 2

Elective
Elective

Workplace Learning

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Workplace Learning component. Further details for Workplace Learning requirements are located via the subject page

JST321 Justice Studies Workplace Learning

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

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

Contact

For further information about courses and subjects outlined in the CSU handbook please contact:

Current students

Future students

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

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