Master of Business Administration (Law Enforcement and Security)


Master of Business Administration (Law Enforcement and Security)


The course includes the following awards:

Master of Business Administration (Law Enforcement and Security) MBA(LawEnforce&Security)


Master of Business Administration (Law Enforcement and Security) (2714LS)

Online - Wagga Wagga

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.

Master of Business Administration (Law Enforcement and Security)

Full-time: 1.5 years (or part-time equivalent)

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

For entry to the Master of Business Administration (Law Enforcement and Security) applicants are required to have an undergraduate degree from a recognised Australian tertiary institution (or equivalent) and appropriate work experience. Applicants without a tertiary qualification may be admitted to the Graduate Certificate in Commerce on the basis of professional attainment and/or work experience. Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate, students will then be eligible for admission to the Master Business Administration (Law Enforcement and Security) and receive credit for applicable subjects.


CSU Credit Policy

Credit into the Master of Business Administration (Law Enforcement and Security) is awarded based on studies completed at postgraduate or equivalent level. Students may receive credit for up to 50% of the course (six 8 point subjects) for studies completed within the last ten years.

No credit will be given for subjects completed at the undergraduate level. However, in some circumstances, candidates may be waived from taking particular subjects, e.g. a candidate with a Bachelor degree majoring in Accounting may be waived from undertaking the Core subject MBA504 Accounting and Financial Management. In such instances, an alternative subject is substituted.

Graduation Requirement

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 96 points.

Course Structure

The twelve subject (96 point) MBA includes subjects divided into three groups. The course structure provides students with the ability to tailor their degree to suit their needs and career aspirations.

Core Subjects: Students need to complete all four Core subjects.

MGT501 Contemporary Management
MKT501 Marketing Management
MBA504 Accounting & Financial Management
MGT510 Strategic Management

Restricted Elective Subjects (Group A): Students need to complete four of the ten Group A Restricted Elective subjects.

ECO501 Business Economics
FIN516 Corporate Finance
HRM502 Human Resource Management
HRM545 Skills of Conflict Resolution
LAW519 Negotiation Skills
MGT540 Management of Change
MGT547 Ethics of Corporate Governance
MGT553 Project Management
MGT580 Forecasting & Risk Assessment
MGT583 Managing for Sustainability

Restricted Elective Subjects (Group B - Specialisation Subjects): Students need to complete two of the three Specialisation subjects.

GPM425 Applied Management in Law Enforcement and Security (16 points)
GPM428 Operational Command (16 points)
GPM512 Executive Leadership in Law Enforcement and Security (16 points)

Enrolment Pattern

Due to the flexibility of the course requirements, there is no prescribed enrolment pattern. Using the course structure as a guideline, students may choose the order in which they undertake subjects.

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

LAW519 Negotiation Skills

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.