Bachelor of Public Safety and Security

Think policing, think the Bachelor of Public Safety and Security from Charles Sturt University. It's your opportunity to prepare for a career in a dynamic and exciting profession. This degree is available online and on campus and has been designed in collaboration with the police to provide a solid foundation of knowledge and skills for those wishing to enter this constantly evolving field. In particular, for those wishing to join the NSW Police Force (subject to NSW Police Force requirements), this degree offers the opportunity to complete the Bachelor of Public Safety and Security while also completing the Associate Degree in Policing Practice.

Course syllabus:

  1. Reasoning and Writing

  2. Introduction to Emergency Management

  3. Law and Society

  4. Introduction to Intelligence

  5. Indigenous Australians and Justice: An Introduction

  6. Criminology: History and Theory

  7. Introduction to Police Investigations

  8. Police and the Community

  9. Indigenous Communities and Policing

  10. Investigative Interviewing

  11. Terrorism Awareness

  12. Theoretical Applied and Forensic Victimology

  13. Professionalism and Resilience in Public Safety and Security

  14. Organised Crime

  15. Organisations and Management

  16. Foundations of Psychology for Health and Human Services

  17. Psychology of Crime

  18. Introductory Sociology