What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Emergency Service recognizes the increasingly complex industry and operational environment faced by emergency service workers plus the economic, social and environmental impact emergencies have on the community. By drawing on interdisciplinary learning, teaching and research from a range of emergency service related discipline areas, you will extend upon your current qualifications and work experience to explore in–depth a range of key concepts and perspectives. These concepts and perspectives will come from the areas of safety science, public health, community safety and education, plus management. You will also 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 and life situations. The degree's flexible structure and approach to delivery allow you to tailor this degree to meet your own needs by combining compulsory units with the choice of minor specialization unit options.

COURSE STRUCTURE

You are required to complete 10 core units and two three-unit minors.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AND OUTCOMES

The Bachelor of Emergency Service supports graduates to operate in the increasingly complex environment faced by those working in the emergency service sector. In addition, this qualification provides a pathway for those holding Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications and wish to deepen their knowledge, in areas such as safety science, community safety and management for specialist roles in emergency service contexts.

Which department am I in?

School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences

Study options

Online/Distance (2 years full-time, 4 years part-time)

Tuition fees
A$28,800.00 (US$ 20,025) per year
Term fee: AUD $14,400

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

March 2021

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Successful completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12. An approved university foundation studies or formal Australian Certificate IV can also be taken to meet this entry requirement. English requirements: IELTS Academic - 6.0 with no individual band score of less than 5.5; TOEFL Internet-based - Overall score of 75 with no score less than 17; Pearson Test of English Academic - Overall score of 54 with no score less than 46; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE), Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) - Overall test score of 169 (with no individual band score of less than 154).

For 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

English language requirements: IELTS Academic - 6.0 with no individual band score of less than 5.5; TOEFL Internet-based - Overall score of 75 with no score less than 17; Pearson Test of English Academic - Overall score of 54 with no score less than 46; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE), Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) - Overall test score of 169 (with no individual band score of less than 154).

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CQUniversity places a strong emphasis onproviding a quality education in an inclusive and supportive environment that fosters innovative learning.

  • Top 2% for graduate employability (QS)
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  • Outperformed national average in median salary (ComparED)
  • Advanced and flexible online study delivery