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Bachelor of Emergency Service

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The Bachelor of Emergency Service is a unique course designed to increase your skills and knowledge as an emergency service professional.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Course Code
CC60
Study Mode
Online

About this course

The Bachelor of Emergency Service is a unique course designed to increase your skills and knowledge as an emergency service professional.

You will gain important lifelong learning and transferable generic skills such as critical thinking and problem solving, which you can apply to a variety of employment opportunities. The flexible structure of this course allows you to tailor this degree to meet your own needs by combining compulsory units with the choice of a minor specialisation.

The course has been developed with emergency service professionals in mind, providing you with the opportunity to upgrade your Vocational Education and Training qualifications to the degree level.

Entry requirements

Domestic Students

  • Diploma qualification from the national Public Safety Training Package
  • Diploma qualification from the national Police Training Package or
  • Diploma of Paramedical Science (Ambulance) (HLT50412 or earlier) from the Health Training Package from a State or Territory Ambulance Service or
  • Diploma of Paramedical Science (Ambulance) (HLT50412 or earlier) from the Health Training Package from other training providers considered on a case by case basis.
  • Other Vocational Education and Training (VET) training package qualification applicable to an emergency service role or context considered on a case by case basis.

International Students

  • Qualification equivalent to an Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) Level 5 Diploma from the Fire and Emergency Service or Emergency Medical Services (EMS) context
  • Refer to the international student section

NOTE: Students with an Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) Level 6 Advanced Diploma will be provided with additional credit for study undertaken.

English Requirements:

If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.

Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:

  • a secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), or
  • tertiary diploma level qualification, or
  • bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years fulltime with a minimum overall GPA 4.0

completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United States of America, which will meet the English proficiency.

If you do not satisfy any of the above, you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores:

  • An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or
  • An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components; or
  • Cambridge Certificate in advanced English (CAE) - Score of 180 or above; or
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English - Score of 200 or above; or
  • Combined Universities Language Test (CULT) - 70% with no individual component score of less than 15.

English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.

Security RequirementsNo information available at this time.Health RequirementsNo information available at this time.Assumed Knowledge

Emergency service related areas.

Study locations

Online