Master of Customs Administration Articulated Set

includes:

Master of Customs Administration
Graduate Diploma of Customs Administration
Graduate Certificate in Customs Administration

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Graduate Certificate in Customs Administration GradCertCustAdmin

Graduate Diploma of Customs Administration GradDipCustAdmin

Master of Customs Administration MCustAdmin

Availability

Graduate Certificate in Customs Administration (1314CU)

Online - Canberra

Graduate Diploma of Customs Administration (1616CA)

Online - Canberra

Master of Customs Administration (1715CU)

Online - Canberra

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

Normal Course Duration

Master of Customs Administration

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

Graduate Diploma of Customs Administration

Full-time: 1.0 year (or part-time equivalent)

Graduate Certificate in Customs Administration

Full-time: 0.5 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

Master of Customs Administration

Applicants for the Master of Customs Administration should hold:

  1. an undergraduate degree or equivalent from a recognised university or tertiary institution, or
  2. a Graduate Certificate in Customs Administration from Charles Sturt University or an equivalent postgraduate award, or
  3. a Graduate Diploma of Customs Administration from Charles Sturt University or an equivalent postgraduate award.
Graduate Diploma of Customs Administration

Applicants for the Graduate Diploma of Customs Administration should hold:

  1. an undergraduate degree or equivalent from a recognised university or tertiary institution, or
  2. a Graduate Certificate in Customs Administration from Charles Sturt University or an equivalent postgraduate award.
Graduate Certificate in Customs Administration

An undergraduate degree or equivalent from a recognised university or tertiary institution.  Students without a tertiary qualification may be admitted to the course if they can demonstrate they have a minimum of three years' appropriate work experience in Customs or a related private/public sector area.  Applicants must have English language proficiency to the minimum requirements set by the University.

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

Master of Customs Administration

Students may receive credit for the completion of subjects in accordance with the CSU Credit Policy.

Graduates of the existing Graduate Certificate of Customs Administration and teh Graduate Diploma of Customs Administration will receive full credit for those programs within the Masters of Customs Administration.

Graduate Diploma of Customs Administration

Students may receive credit for the completion of subjects in accordance with the CSU Credit Policy.

Graduates of the Graduate Certificate of Customs Administration will receive full credit for that program within the Graduate Diploma in Customs Administration.

Graduate Certificate in Customs Administration

Students may receive credit for the completion of subjects in accordance with the CSU Credit Policy.

Articulation

The Master, Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate make up an articulated set of courses and credit is given in each higher level course for the subjects completed in the lower.

Graduation Requirement

Master of Customs Administration

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 96 points.

Graduate Diploma of Customs Administration

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 64 points.

Graduate Certificate in Customs Administration

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 32 points.

Course Structure

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN CUSTOMS ADMINISTRATION

The course requires the completion of two core subjects. Students must satisfactorily complete 32 points to graduate.

CUS401 Customs Management Theory and Practice (16), and
CUS402 International Customs Law (16) or CUS403 European Customs Law (16)*

*CUS402 and CUS403 are incompatible subjects.

GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN CUSTOMS ADMINSTRATION

The course requires the completion of two core subjects (32) and a further 32 credit points chosen from available electives/non-core subjects.
Students must satisfactorily complete 64 points to graduate.

Core Subjects (32)

CUS401 Customs Management Theory and Practice (16), and
CUS402 International Customs Law (16) or CUS403 European Customs Law (16)*

*CUS402 and CUS403 are incompatible subjects.

Non-Core Subjects (32)

chosen from:

CUS423 Environment Taxation (8)
CUS503 International Trade Policy and Practice (16)
CUS504 Border Revenue (16)
CUS520 Excise (8)
CUS530 International Air Law (8)
CUS531 Maritime Enforcement (8)
CUS521 Customs Reform and Modernisation (8)
CUS522 International Supply Chain Management (8)
CUS551 Customs Research Methods (8)*

Note*: Students who wish to progress to the Master of Customs Administration must complete CUS551 Customs Research Methods (8)

MASTER OF CUSTOMS ADMINISTRATION

The course requires the completion of four core subjects (56) and a further 40 credit points chosen from available electives/non-core subjects. Students must satisfactorily complete 96 points to graduate.

Core Subjects (56)

CUS401 Customs Management Theory and Practice (16), and
CUS402 International Customs Law (16) or CUS403 European Customs Law (16),* and
CUS550 Customs Research Project (16), and
CUS551 Customs Research Methods (8)

*CUS402 and CUS403 are incompatible subjects.

Non-Core Subjects (40)

chosen from:

CUS423 Environment Taxation (8)
CUS503 International Trade Policy and Practice (16)
CUS504 Border Revenue (16)
CUS520 Excise (8)
CUS521 Customs Reform and Modernisation (8)
CUS522 International Supply Chain Management (8)
CUS530 International Air Law (8)
CUS531 Maritime Enforcement (8)

Enrolment Pattern

FULL TIME ENROLMENT PATTERN

Graduate Certificate in Customs Administration

Session 1

CUS401 Customs Management Theory and Practice (16)
CUS402 International Customs Law (16) or CUS403 European Customs Law (16)*

*CUS402 and CUS403 are incompatible subjects.

Graduate Diploma of Customs Administration

Session 1

CUS401 Customs Management Theory and Practice (16)
CUS402 International Customs Law (16) or CUS403 European Customs Law (16)*

Students may choose to exit with the Graduate Certificate in Customs Administration following the completion of CUS401 (16) and either CUS402 (16) or CUS403 (16)

*CUS402 and CUS403 are incompatible subjects.

Session 2

Electives to the value of 32 credit points chosen from non-core subjects as follows:

CUS423 Environment Taxation (8)
CUS503 International Trade Policy and Practice (16)
CUS504 Border Revenue (16)
CUS520 Excise (8)
CUS521 Customs Reform and Modernisation (8)
CUS522 International Supply Chain Management (8)
CUS530 International Air Law (8)
CUS531 Maritime Enforcement (8)
CUS551 Customs Research Methods (8)*

Note* - Students who wish to progress to the Master of Customs Administration must complete CUS551 Customs Research Methods (8) in Session 2.

Master of Customs Administration

Session 1

CUS401 Customs Management Theory and Practice (16)
CUS402 International Customs Law (16) or CUS403 European Customs Law (16)*

Students may choose to exit with the Graduate Certificate in Customs Administration following the completion of CUS401 (16) and either CUS402 (16) or CUS403 (16)

*CUS402 and CUS403 are incompatible subjects.

Session 2

CUS551 Customs Research Methods (8), and
Electives to the value of 24 credit points chosen from non-core subjects as follows:

CUS423 Environment Taxation (8)
CUS503 International Trade Policy and Practice (16)
CUS504 Border Revenue (16)
CUS520 Excise (8)
CUS521 Customs Reform and Modernisation (8)
CUS522 International Supply Chain Management (8)
CUS530 International Air Law (8)
CUS531 Maritime Enforcement (8)

Students may choose to exit with the Graduate Diploma of Customs Administration following the completion of CUS401 (16), CUS402 (16) or CUS403 (16) and completed electives to the value of a further 32 credit points

Session 3

CUS550 Customs Research Project (16), and
Electives to the value of 16 credit points chosen from non-core subjects as follows:

CUS423 Environment Taxation (8)
CUS503 International Trade Policy and Practice (16)
CUS504 Border Revenue (16)
CUS520 Excise (8)
CUS521 Customs Reform and Modernisation (8)
CUS522 International Supply Chain Management (8)
CUS530 International Air Law (8)
CUS531 Maritime Enforcement (8)

PART TIME ENROLMENT PATTERN

Graduate Certificate in Customs Administration

Session 1

CUS401 Customs Management Theory and Practice (16)

Session 2

CUS402 International Customs Law (16) or CUS403 European Customs Law (16)*

*CUS402 and CUS403 are incompatible subjects.

Graduate Diploma of Customs Administration

Session 1

CUS401 Customs Management Theory and Practice (16)

Session 2

CUS402 International Customs Law (16) or CUS403 European Customs Law (16)*

Students may choose to exit with the Graduate Certificate in Customs Administration following the completion of CUS401 (16) and CUS402 (16) or CUS403 (16)

*CUS402 and CUS403 are incompatible subjects.

Session 3

Electives to the value of 16 credit points chosen from non-core subjects as follows:

CUS423 Environment Taxation (8)
CUS503 International Trade Policy and Practice (16)
CUS504 Border Revenue (16)
CUS520 Excise (8)
CUS521 Customs Reform and Modernisation (8)
CUS522 International Supply Chain Management (8)
CUS530 International Air Law (8)
CUS531 Maritime Enforcement (8)

Session 4

Electives to the value of 16 credit points chosen from non-core subjects as follows:

CUS423 Environment Taxation (8)
CUS503 International Trade Policy and Practice (16)
CUS504 Border Revenue (16)
CUS520 Excise (8)
CUS521 Customs Reform and Modernisation (8)
CUS522 International Supply Chain Management (8)
CUS530 International Air Law (8)
CUS531 Maritime Enforcement (8)
CUS551 Customs Research Methods (8)*

Note* - Students who wish to progress to the Master of Customs Administration must complete CUS551 Customs Research Methods (8) in Session 4.

Master of Customs Administration

Session 1

CUS401 Customs Management Theory and Practice (16)

Session 2

CUS402 International Customs Law (16) or CUS403 European Customs Law (16)*

Students may choose to exit with the Graduate Certificate in Customs Administration following the completion of CUS401 (16) and CUS402 (16) or CUS403 (16)

*CUS402 and CUS403 are incompatible subjects.

Session 3

Elective(s) to the value of 16 credit points chosen from non-core subjects as follows:

CUS423 Environment Taxation (8)
CUS503 International Trade Policy and Practice (16)
CUS504 Border Revenue (16)
CUS520 Excise (8)
CUS521 Customs Reform and Modernisation (8)
CUS522 International Supply Chain Management (8)
CUS530 International Air Law (8)
CUS531 Maritime Enforcement (8)

Session 4

Elective(s) to the value of 16 credit points chosen non-core subjects as follows:

CUS423 Environment Taxation (8)
CUS503 International Trade Policy and Practice (16)
CUS504 Border Revenue (16)
CUS520 Excise (8)
CUS521 Customs Reform and Modernisation (8)
CUS522 International Supply Chain Management (8)
CUS530 International Air Law (8)
CUS531 Maritime Enforcement (8)

Students may choose to exit with the Graduate Diploma of Customs Administration following the completion of CUS401 (16), CUS402 (16) or CUS403 (16) and completed electives to the value of 32 credit points

Session 5

CUS551 Customs Research Methods (8), and an
Elective (8) chosen from non-core subjects as follows:

CUS423 Environment Taxation (8)
CUS520 Excise (8)
CUS521 Customs Reform and Modernisation (8)
CUS522 International Supply Chain Management (8)
CUS530 International Air Law (8)
CUS531 Maritime Enforcement (8)

Session 6

CUS550 Customs Research Project (16)

Professional Accreditation

This course has been 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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