Frequently Asked Questions

 

Bachelor of Border Management

Course Duration
3 years full-time

6 years part-time

Study Mode
Distance Education
Admission Codes
Domestic: EABB

International: JAEB

Admission Requirements
To be admitted into the course, prospective students should gauge their likelihood of success through previous studies (the NSW Higher School Certificate or interstate /overseas equivalent; the International Baccalaureate Diploma), and other attainments and experience.
Session Intake
February, July
Cost of Study
If you commence your studies in 2015, your fees will be approximately AUD$2,050 per 8 credit points(192 credit points to complete the Bachelor of Border Management, total cost for the entire course: AUD$49,200)
Cost of Text Books
$0 – all texts and reading materials will be uploaded to Interact (the online learning platform), and you can download all materials from there.
Payment of Fees
The amount is dependent on the course or subject(s) undertaken, the academic level of the subject(s) and credit point value of the subject(s). Example: if you enrol in only 8 credit points in a semester, then you only pay for 8 credit points in that semester.Fees can be paid by using the Western Union international student payment portal. International students can also pay by telegraphic transfer, bank draft or credit card. CSU accepts most major credit cards.Further details on fee payment can be found on the following link: http://www.csu.edu.au/international/fees-and-costs/international-student-fees
English Language Requirements
The University has minimum requirements for English language proficiency prior to entry to its courses. You will generally meet English proficiency requirements if you have undertaken and completed sufficient study in English.If you have not studied in English before, you will require an IELTS 6.0, and with no score below 5.5 or equivalent tests. See the following link for full details: http://www.csu.edu.au/apply/english-language-proficiency
Credit or RPL
Credit, also called Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), may be awarded for study or relevant work experience completed prior to applying for a course. Previous study may be from Charles Sturt University or another institution.

We prefer that you apply for credit, after you have been admitted to the course. Once you have been admitted, you will then need to contact us (CCES) again directly so that we can guide you through the process to apply for credit.

Distance Education
All CCES programs are delivered by Distance Education. Please click on the following link to find out more about how Distance Education works: http://www.csu.edu.au/distance-education
General Information about studying at CSU
Please click on the following link for information about studying at Charles Sturt University: http://www.csu.edu.au/for/future-students
How to Apply
You can apply online via the following link:http://www.csu.edu.au/courses/undergraduate/border_management/apply-now#.UlNWsVCS58EYou should provide the following supporting documentation with your application:

  • Past academic qualifications
  • Current CV
  • Any written references you have
  • Proof of English proficiency (if required)

 

Graduate Certificate in International Revenue Administration

Course Duration
0.5 years full-time

1 years part-time

Study Mode
Distance Education
Admission Codes
Domestic: JARA

International: OARA

Admission Requirements
Students require 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 area and provide written verification from their employer.
Session Intake
February, July
Cost of Study
For International students, if you commence your studies in 2016, your fees will be approximately AUD$2,200 per 8 credit points(32 credit points to complete the Graduate Certificate in International Revenue Administration; total cost for the entire course: AUD$8,800)
Cost of Text Books
$0 – all texts and reading materials will be uploaded to Interact (the online learning platform), and you can download all materials from there.
Payment of Fees
The amount is dependent on the course or subject(s) undertaken, the academic level of the subject(s) and credit point value of the subject(s). Example: if you enrol in only 8 credit points in a semester, then you only pay for 8 credit points in that semester.Fees can be paid by using the Western Union international student payment portal. International students can also pay by telegraphic transfer, bank draft or credit card. CSU accepts most major credit cards.Further details on fee payment can be found on the following link: http://www.csu.edu.au/international/fees-and-costs/international-student-fees
English Language Requirements
The University has minimum requirements for English language proficiency prior to entry to its courses. You will generally meet English proficiency requirements if you have undertaken and completed sufficient study in English.If you have not studied in English before, you will require an IELTS overall score of at least 6.0, and with writing band no less than 6.0 and all other bands no less than 5.5 or equivalent tests. See the following link for full details: http://www.csu.edu.au/apply/english-language-proficiency
Credit or RPL
Credit, also called Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), may be awarded for study or relevant work experience completed prior to applying for a course. Previous study may be from Charles Sturt University or another institution.

We prefer that you apply for credit, after you have been admitted to the course. Once you have been admitted, you will then need to contact us (CCES) again directly so that we can guide you through the process to apply for credit.

Distance Education
All CCES programs are delivered by Distance Education. Please click on the following link to find out more about how Distance Education works: http://www.csu.edu.au/distance-education
General Information about studying at CSU
Please click on the following link for information about studying at Charles Sturt University: http://www.csu.edu.au/for/future-students
How to Apply
You can apply online via the following link: http://www.csu.edu.au/courses/postgraduate/customs_administration/apply-now#.UlNXFlCS58EYou should provide the following supporting documentation with your application:

  • Past academic qualifications
  • Current CV
  • Any written references you have
  • Proof of English proficiency (if required)

 

Graduate Certificate in Customs Administration

Course Duration
0.5 years full-time

1 years part-time

Study Mode
Distance Education
Admission Codes
Domestic: OATA

International: JATA

Admission Requirements
Students require 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 area and provide written verification from their employer.
Session Intake
February, July
Cost of Study
If you commence your studies in 2015, your fees will be approximately AUD$2,050 per 8 credit points(32 credit points to complete the Graduate Certificate in Customs Administration, total cost for the entire course: AUD$8,200)
Cost of Text Books
$0 – all texts and reading materials will be uploaded to Interact (the online learning platform), and you can download all materials from there.
Payment of Fees
The amount is dependent on the course or subject(s) undertaken, the academic level of the subject(s) and credit point value of the subject(s). Example: if you enrol in only 8 credit points in a semester, then you only pay for 8 credit points in that semester.Fees can be paid by using the Western Union international student payment portal. International students can also pay by telegraphic transfer, bank draft or credit card. CSU accepts most major credit cards.Further details on fee payment can be found on the following link: http://www.csu.edu.au/international/fees-and-costs/international-student-fees
English Language Requirements
The University has minimum requirements for English language proficiency prior to entry to its courses. You will generally meet English proficiency requirements if you have undertaken and completed sufficient study in English.If you have not studied in English before, you will require an IELTS overall score of at least 6.0, and with writing band no less than 6.0 and all other bands no less than 5.5 or equivalent tests. See the following link for full details: http://www.csu.edu.au/apply/english-language-proficiency
Credit or RPL
Credit, also called Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), may be awarded for study or relevant work experience completed prior to applying for a course. Previous study may be from Charles Sturt University or another institution.

We prefer that you apply for credit, after you have been admitted to the course. Once you have been admitted, you will then need to contact us (CCES) again directly so that we can guide you through the process to apply for credit.

Distance Education
All CCES programs are delivered by Distance Education. Please click on the following link to find out more about how Distance Education works: http://www.csu.edu.au/distance-education
General Information about studying at CSU
Please click on the following link for information about studying at Charles Sturt University: http://www.csu.edu.au/for/future-students
How to Apply
You can apply online via the following link: http://www.csu.edu.au/courses/postgraduate/customs_administration/apply-now#.UlNXFlCS58EYou should provide the following supporting documentation with your application:

  • Past academic qualifications
  • Current CV
  • Any written references you have
  • Proof of English proficiency (if required)

 

Graduate Diploma in Customs Administration

Course Duration
1 year full-time

2 years part-time

Study Mode
Distance Education
Admission Codes
Domestic Fee paying: OAAM

International: JAAM

Admission Requirements
Applicants for the Graduate Diploma in 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.
and
3. English language proficiency (IELTS 6.0 or equivalent)
Session Intake
February, July
Cost of Study
For International students, if you commence your studies in 2016, your fees will be approximately AUD$2,200 per 8 credit points(64 credit points to complete the Graduate Certificate in International Revenue Administration; total cost for the entire course: AUD$17,600)
Cost of Text Books
$0 – all texts and reading materials will be uploaded to Interact (the online learning platform), and you can download all materials from there.
Payment of Fees
The amount is dependent on the course or subject(s) undertaken, the academic level of the subject(s) and credit point value of the subject(s). Example: if you enrol in only 8 credit points in a semester, then you only pay for 8 credit points in that semester.Fees can be paid by using the Western Union international student payment portal. International students can also pay by telegraphic transfer, bank draft or credit card. CSU accepts most major credit cards.Further details on fee payment can be found on the following link: http://www.csu.edu.au/international/fees-and-costs/international-student-fees
English Language Requirements
The University has minimum requirements for English language proficiency prior to entry to its courses. You will generally meet English proficiency requirements if you have undertaken and completed sufficient study in English.If you have not studied in English before, you will require an IELTS overall score of at least 6.0, and with writing band no less than 6.0 and all other bands no less than 5.5 or equivalent tests. See the following link for full details: http://www.csu.edu.au/apply/english-language-proficiency
Credit or RPL
Credit, also called Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), may be awarded for study or relevant work experience completed prior to applying for a course. Previous study may be from Charles Sturt University or another institution.

We prefer that you apply for credit, after you have been admitted to the course. Once you have been admitted, you will then need to contact us (CCES) again directly so that we can guide you through the process to apply for credit.

Distance Education
All CCES programs are delivered by Distance Education. Please click on the following link to find out more about how Distance Education works: http://www.csu.edu.au/distance-education
General Information about studying at CSU
Please click on the following link for information about studying at Charles Sturt University: http://www.csu.edu.au/for/future-students
How to Apply
You can apply online via the following link:http://www.csu.edu.au/courses/postgraduate/customs_administration/apply-now#.UlNXFlCS58EYou should provide the following supporting documentation with your application:

  • Past academic qualifications
  • Current CV
  • Any written references you have
  • Proof of English proficiency (if required)

 

Master of Customs Administration

Course Duration
1.5 years full-time

3 years part-time

Study Mode
Distance Education
Admission Codes
Commonwealth Supported Place: EAQA

Domestic Fee paying: OAQA

International: JAQA

Admission Requirements
Applicants must hold either the Bachelor of Border Management (or an equivalent award in the same discipline), or the Graduate Certificate in Customs Administration (or an equivalent award in the same discipline). Students who have already completed the Graduate Certificate in Customs Administration will only be required to complete a total of 64 credit points.
Session Intake
February, July
Cost of Study
If you commence your studies in 2015, your fees will be approximately AUD$2,050 per 8 credit points(96 credit points to complete the Master of Customs Administration, total cost for the entire course: AUD$24,600)
Cost of Text Books
$0 – all texts and reading materials will be uploaded to Interact (the online learning platform), and you can download all materials from there.
Payment of Fees
The amount is dependent on the course or subject(s) undertaken, the academic level of the subject(s) and credit point value of the subject(s). Example: if you enrol in only 8 credit points in a semester, then you only pay for 8 credit points in that semester.Fees can be paid by using the Western Union international student payment portal. International students can also pay by telegraphic transfer, bank draft or credit card. CSU accepts most major credit cards.Further details on fee payment can be found on the following link: http://www.csu.edu.au/international/fees-and-costs/international-student-fees
English Language Requirements
The University has minimum requirements for English language proficiency prior to entry to its courses. You will generally meet English proficiency requirements if you have undertaken and completed sufficient study in English.If you have not studied in English before, you will require an IELTS overall score of at least 6.0, and with writing band no less than 6.0 and all other bands no less than 5.5 or equivalent tests. See the following link for full details: http://www.csu.edu.au/apply/english-language-proficiency
Credit or RPL
Credit, also called Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), may be awarded for study or relevant work experience completed prior to applying for a course. Previous study may be from Charles Sturt University or another institution.

We prefer that you apply for credit, after you have been admitted to the course. Once you have been admitted, you will then need to contact us (CCES) again directly so that we can guide you through the process to apply for credit.

Distance Education
All CCES programs are delivered by Distance Education. Please click on the following link to find out more about how Distance Education works: http://www.csu.edu.au/distance-education
General Information about studying at CSU
Please click on the following link for information about studying at Charles Sturt University: http://www.csu.edu.au/for/future-students
How to Apply
You can apply online via the following link:http://www.csu.edu.au/courses/postgraduate/customs_administration/apply-now#.UlNXFlCS58EYou should provide the following supporting documentation with your application:

  • Past academic qualifications
  • Current CV
  • Any written references you have
  • Proof of English proficiency (if required)

When do the sessions commence?

In 2015, the sessions will run as follows for CCES courses:

Session 2: 13th July 2015 – 30th October 2015 (Session code: 201560)

In 2016, the sessions will run as follows for CCES courses:

Session 1: 29th February – 17th June 2016 (Session code: 201630)

Session 2: 11th July 0 TBA 2016 (Session code: 201660)

For further information about important dates at CSU, please click the following link: http://www.csu.edu.au/about/important-dates/sessioncensus

 

What scholarships are available?

CCES do not currently offer any scholarships, however, you may be eligible for scholarships offered through Charles Sturt University. See the following link for further information: http://www.csu.edu.au/oncampus/help-with-costs/scholarships

You may also like to investigate scholarship opportunities made available by the Australian Government, please see the following link for further details: http://aid.dfat.gov.au/australia-awards/Pages/how-to-apply.aspx

 

How does Distance Education (DE) work?

All CCES courses are delivered by Distance Education, which means that you can study them from anywhere in the world by logging into our online learning platform (Interact). Distance Education means that you can you can vary your study load to fit in with your schedule, so if you can study at a time that suits you.

Please click on the following link to find out more about how Distance Education works: http://www.csu.edu.au/distance-education

 

Other information about studying at Charles Sturt University:

Please click on the following link for information about studying at Charles Sturt University: http://www.csu.edu.au/for/future-students