Doctor of Public Safety

includes:

Doctor of Public Safety

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Doctor of Public Safety DPublicSafety

Availability

Doctor of Public Safety (2916PS)

Online - Manly

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

Normal Course Duration

Minimum Period of Candidature

A candidate for a Doctor of Philosophy or Research Professional Doctorate shall not be permitted to submit a thesis for examination within three years (full-time equivalent) of the date of commencement of candidature.

A candidate for a Doctor of Philosophy or Research Professional Doctorate who has commenced their candidature at another University shall not be permitted to submit their thesis for examination within the first twelve months (full-time equivalent) of candidature at Charles Sturt University or prior to completion of a total of three years candidature across both institutions (full-time equivalent).

A candidate for the Doctor of Philosophy by Prior Publication shall not be permitted to submit a thesis for examination within six months (full-time equivalent) of the date of commencement of candidature.

A candidate for a Master by Research degree shall not be permitted to submit a thesis for examination within one year (full-time equivalent) of the date of commencement of candidature.

Maximum Period of Candidature

A candidate for a Doctor of Philosophy or Research Professional Doctorate will be required to submit a thesis for examination within four years (full-time equivalent) of the date of commencement of candidature.

A candidate for the Doctor of Philosophy by Prior Publication will be required to submit a thesis for examination within one year (full-time equivalent) of the date of commencement of candidature.

A candidate for a Masters of Research will be required to submit a thesis for examination within two years (full-time equivalent) of the date of commencement of candidature.

In exceptional circumstances, variations to minimum and maximum periods of candidature requirements may be approved by the Director, Research.

Higher Degree by Research Policy: Enrolment and Progress

Minimum/Maximum Period of Candidature is the effective period of time taken to complete a course when studied Full-time (Full-time Equivalent Duration).

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

Candidates admitted to the course will:

Variation to admission requirements based on recognition of prior learning will be assessed by the Course Director in consultation with the Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences Associate Dean (Research). An applicant for admission to the Doctor of Public Safety may be accepted without the qualifications specified above if he/she has some other appropriate combination of undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications (such as relevant graduate diplomas) and/or professional performance which demonstrate that he/she is capable of undertaking research at a Doctoral level. These admission requirements are necessary to ensure that candidates have sufficient academic ability and professional experience to conduct research that leads to advanced, critical reflection on professional practice.

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

Students who have successfully completed EMG506 Literature Review may receive credit for EMG706.

Graduation Requirement

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 192 points.

Course Structure

Students must satisfactorily complete 192 credit points to graduate. Of these, 64 points of coursework subjects must be completed prior to commencing the Thesis, and 128 points will be provided by the completion of the Thesis.

The course consists of four 16 credit point core coursework subjects (64CP) and a dissertation of 128 points.

Coursework subjects
EMG705 Critical Issues in Research
EMG706 Literature Review for HDR
EMG707 Researching Professional Practice
EMG708 Research Proposal and Presentation

Dissertation
EMG709 Doctoral thesis FT (Public Safety) (Full time; 4 sessions) (128 points)
EMG710 Doctoral thesis PT (Public Safety) (Part time; 8 sessions) (128 points)

Enrolment Pattern

FULL-TIME
Session 1

EMG705 Critical Issues in Research
EMG706 Literature Review for HDR

Session 2
EMG707 Researching Professional Practice
EMG708 Research Proposal and Presentation

Sessions 3  6
EMG709 Doctoral Thesis FT (Public Safety) (128)

PART-TIME
Session 1

EMG705 Critical Issues in Research

Session 2
EMG707 Researching Professional Practice

Session 3
EMG706 Literature Review for HDR

Session 4
EMG708 Research Proposal and Presentation

Sessions 5  12
EMG710 Doctoral Thesis PT (Public Safety) (128)

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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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