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Master of Leadership and Management (Policing)

Graduation requirements

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 96 points (consisting of ten 8 point subjects and one 16 point subject) for the Master degree, 64 points (consisting of eight 8 point subjects) for the Graduate Diploma and 32 points (consisting of four 8 point subjects) for the Graduate Certificate.

Study Mode

Online Education, Distance Learning & External study modes available

What is this course about?

CSU's Leadership and Management (Policing) program further develops students' high-level professional practice by analysing the challenges of contemporary executive leadership, and equipping graduates with the skills to meet them.

The Master of Leadership and Management (Policing) examines national and international policing and related regulatory professions in the context of its theoretical, conceptual and empirical foundations.

The Graduate Diploma of Leadership and Management (Policing) award enhances practitioners' leadership and management skills and knowledge by encouraging reflection on the changing policing and regulatory professional environment through a focus on corporate governance, organisational change and policy and practice issues.

The Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Management (Policing) award provides a pragmatic and comprehensive understanding of the practical challenges of leadership and management in complex contemporary policing and regulatory professional environments.

Credit and articulation

The Master award, the Graduate Diploma and the 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 level course.

Course structure

The Graduate Certificate comprises three core subjects and one restricted elective. The Graduate Diploma comprises six core subjects and two restricted electives. The Master comprises seven core subjects and four restricted electives. The elective sequence may be discussed with the Course Coordinator.

Core Subjects

GPM411 Policing Practice: Dynamics and Development
GPM412 Effective Operational Command
GPM413 Effective People Management
GPM414 Police, Public and the Media
GPM415 Corporate Governance and Accountability
GPM416 Planning and the Management of Change
GPM506 Executive Leadership (16 points)

Restricted electives

GPM417 History & Motivators of Terrorism
GPM 418 Current Conflicts and Emerging Threats
GPM507 Global Law Enforcement
JST408 High Tech Crime
JST410 Investigations Management I
JST411 Investigation Management II
JST412 Fraud Prevention
JST413 Risk Management
JST415 Fire Investigation
JST 417 Psychological Aspects of Arson
JST449 Intelligence Research and Analysis
JST450 Introduction to Intelligence
JST452 Intelligence Management (16 points)
JST492 Strategic Intelligence Practice
JST481 Partnerships in Crime Prevention
JST482 National Security & Intelligence Issues (16 points)
JST491 Ethics and Investigation

Students may nominate/select any other elective subject not listed on approval from the Course Coordinator.

Enrolment pattern

Graduate Certificate

Session 1 (Autumn)

GPM411 Policing Practice: Dynamics and Development
GPM412 Effective Operational Command

Session 2 (Spring)

GPM413 Effective People Management
[ ] Elective

Graduate Diploma

Sessions 1-2 as above

Session 3 (Autumn)

GPM414 Police, Public and the Media
GPM415 Corporate Governance and Accountability

Session 4 (Spring)

GPM416 Planning and the Management of Change
[ ] Elective

Master degree

Sessions 1-4 as above

Session 5 (Autumn)

GPM506 Executive Leadership (16 points) or
[ ] Two electives

Session 6 (Spring)

GPM506 Executive Leadership (16 points) or
[ ] Two electives

Articulation

The Master award, the Graduate Diploma and the 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 level course.

At a glance

Study Mode

Distance education

Where

Manly

When

Session 1; Session 2

Level

Postgraduate

Duration

Master: 3 years
Graduate Diploma: 2 years
Graduate Certificate: 1 year

International?

YES

Indicative ATAR

N/A

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