Bachelor of Policing
Bachelor of Policing BPolicing
Online - Manly
Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.
Full-time 3.0 years (6.0 sessions)
Part-time 6.0 years (12.0 sessions)
All students entering the award who have completed an Associate Degree or a Diploma in an area related to policing will be required to complete one year of full time equivalent study. Serving police officers without any prior tertiary study will be required to complete up to 2 years of full time equivalent study. Stream 1 (Diploma) FTE = 1.0 Stream 2 (Non-Diploma) FTE = 2.0
Normal course duration is the effective period of time taken to complete a course when studied Full-time (Full-time Equivalent Duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern for the actual length of study. Not all courses are offered in Full-time mode.
Applicants for the Bachelor of Policing must meet the following Admission Requirements:
* Applicants must be serving police officers in a police service, or active as a member in a law enforcement organisation carrying out investigations and launching prosecutions on behalf of the public, with a minimum of one year experience demonstrated by a detailed resume.
English Language Proficiency
Minimum CSU English Language Proficiency Requirements apply.
Upon admission, students are awarded a credit package for their prior policing industry experience and training.
Credit may be available for other prior study, subject to CSU credit regulations.
To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 192 points.
The course consists of two core subjects:
JST301 Criminology and Crime Reduction - this is required as an initial enrolment for all students
JST309 Indigenous Communities and Policing - this should ideally be studied in the first year of the program
The course is then made up of elective subjects relevant to police practice which have been organised into topic areas or streams.
Terrorism Safety and Security
There are two core subjects. The first is JST301 Applying Criminology to Crime Reduction, which is a mandatory first enrolment subject for those entering the course. The second core subject is JST309 Indigenous Communities and Policing. Students then undertake elective subjects in any order they choose until they have satisfied the course requirements for graduation.
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
JST456 Islam and Policing in the Modern World
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: April 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.