Master of Investigations Articulated Set

includes:

Master of Investigations
Graduate Diploma of Investigations
Graduate Certificate in Investigations [Exit Point Only]

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Graduate Certificate in Investigations GradCertInvestigns

Graduate Diploma of Investigations GradDipInvestigns

Master of Investigations MInvestigns

Availability

Graduate Diploma of Investigations (1614IN)

Online - Manly

Master of Investigations (1714IN)

Online - Manly

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

Normal Course Duration

Master of Investigations

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

Graduate Diploma of Investigations

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

Graduate Certificate in Investigations [Exit Point Only]

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 Investigations

 Applicants must be employed in an investigations role (police or private sector), and have one of the following:

a) An undergraduate degree in a relevant field
b) Five years or more as a police officer, with associated in service training
c) Five years or more non police investigations experience, with associated professional training

Or 

Completed all of the requirements of the Graduate Diploma in Investigations Management at a credit level or above or an equivalent graduate diploma completed at an Australian university or overseas equivalent.

Graduate Diploma of Investigations

Applicants must be employed in an investigations role (police or private sector), and have one of the following:

a) An undergraduate degree in a relevant field
b) Five years or more as a police officer, with associated in service training
c) Five years or more non police investigations experience, with associated professional training
 

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

Master of Investigations
No special arrangements apply
Graduate Diploma of Investigations
No special arrangements apply.
Graduate Certificate in Investigations [Exit Point Only]
No special arrangements apply.

Articulation

The Master, Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate [Exit Point Only] 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 Investigations

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 96 points.

Graduate Diploma of Investigations

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 64 points.

Graduate Certificate in Investigations [Exit Point Only]

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 32 points.

Course Structure

Th Graduate Certificate consists of four subejcts (32 points) and the Graduate Diploma consists of 8 subjects (64 points)

Graduate Certificate in Investigations (Exit point only)

JST409 Investigations Principles
JST413 Risk Management
Elective
Elective

Graduate Diploma of Investigations.

Students must complete the Graduate Certificate plus an additional 32 points of subjects, including one 16 point core subject. Students must also complete 16 points chosen from the list of electives.

JST497 - Multi Agency Investigations (16 pts)*
Elective
Elective

Electives

JST473 Forensic Accounting & Asset Recovery
GPM413 Motivation and Engagement
GPM25 Applied Management (16)
GPM507 International Policing
GPM510 Cyber Security: Terrorism, Crime and War in the 21st Century
JST428 Operational Intelligence
JST493 National Security and Intelligence Issues (16 pts)
JST478 Imagery and Geo-Spatial Intelligence
GPM417 History and Motivators of Terrorism (16 pts)
GPM418 Current Conflicts and Emerging Threats (16 pts)
JST498 Foundations in Financial Crime (16)
JST499 Investigating & Prosecuting Financial Crime (16)

Master of Investigations

As for Graduate Diploma, plus students must complete a further 32 points of subjects, from the following Coursework or Research study options.
Coursework option

Students must complete the following core subject
JST536 - Emerging Issues and Professional Practices in Trans-national Crime Investigations (16 pts)**

Students also complete one of the following elective subjects:
GPM508 Radicalisation, De-radicalisation and Counter-radicalisation (16 pts)
GPM512 Executive Leadership in Law Enforcement and Security (16 pts)
JST529 Financial Crime: Management & Operational Issues (16 pts)

or

Research Option
JST530 Research Methodology and Dissertation Proposal (16 pts), and
JST531 Dissertation (16 pts)

Enrolment Pattern

Session 1

JST409 Investigations Principles (8 pts)
JST413 Risk Management (8 pts)

Session 2

[ ] Elective
[ ] Elective

Students may exit at this point with the Graduate Certificate in Investigations.

Session 3

JST497 - Multi Agency Investigations (16pts)

Session 4

[ ] Elective
[ ] Elective

Students may exit at this point with the Graduate Diploma of Investigations.

Session 5

Coursework Option

Students complete the following core subject:

JST536 - Emerging Issues and Professional Practices in Trans-national Crime Investigations (16pts)

or

Research Option

JST530 Research Methodology and Dissertation Proposal (16 pts)

Session 6

Coursework Option

Students also complete one of the following elective subjects:

GPM508 Radicalisation, De-radicalisation and Counter-radicalisation (16 pts)
JST528 Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing: Operational Issues (16 pts)
GPM512 Executive Leadership in Law Enforcement and Security (16 pts)
JST529 Financial Crime: Management & Operational Issues (16 pts)

Research Option

JST531 Dissertation (16 pts)

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

JST530 Research Methodology and Dissertation Proposal

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

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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