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Bachelor of Border Management - Online
Bachelor of Border Management - Online

Bachelor of Border Management - Online

  • ID:CSU610127
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

English Requirements

providing evidence of having completed a sufficient standard of study in English

obtaining Academic IELTS within the last 2 years, with a minimum overall score of 6 and no individual score below 5.5

obtaining a qualification deemed to be equivalent to Academic IELTS (and its minimum scores) by Charles Sturt.

Other Requirements

Applicants for the Bachelor of Border Management must meet the following Admission Requirements:

A completed High School Certificate (or equivalent) with an ATAR of at least 60 (including adjustment factors).


Successful completion of at least two Bachelor degree level subjects (or Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) equivalent) or higher in any discipline.


A completed Vocational Education and Training (VET) Certificate IV or higher, studied at a TAFE or Registered Training Organisation (RTO), or equivalent.


A completed Tertiary Preparation Certificate (TPC) or bridging program studied at a TAFE, Registered Training Organisation (RTO) or University, or equivalent.


Partial completion of a Vocational Education and Training (VET) Diploma, of at least 50% from a TAFE or Registered Training Organisation (RTO), or equivalent.


Work experience, within the same industry as the course profile, of at least two years full time or equivalence, demonstrated by a detailed resume.

Course Information

CSU's Bachelor of Border Management has been specifically designed for people engaged in government and in the trading community nationally and overseas. The course is aligned with the Master of Customs Administration and can provide the foundation to pursue a postgraduate degree.

  • A world-leading degree

    The only dedicated degree of its type in the world, this course has been designed in collaboration with industry, government and international agencies, including the World Customs Organization (WCO).

  • A qualification with global relevance

    Customs and border management play a vital role in the economy, trade and national security of all countries. This creates a demand for government agencies and private sector companies to develop expertise in these areas. The course is practical and draws heavily on case studies and assessment directly relevant to your workplace, enabling you to integrate your learning with your work through areas including law, economics and management. You'll develop advanced knowledge and expert skills in the field of international trade, border regulation, trade facilitation and administration.

  • Learn from industry leaders

    This course is delivered by teaching staff with advanced and global industry expertise. You'll learn firsthand about the emerging challenges the industry faces from those who have developed and delivered solutions to meet them.

  • Centre for Customs and Excise Studies (CCES)

    CCES is the world's leading provider of training, education and research in the highly specialised areas of customs, excise and border management. CCES courses have been formally recognised by the WCO as meeting the requirements of the WCO international standards for the customs profession, and are continually updated through ongoing research activities to reflect contemporary and emerging issues. A key strength of the school is its global network of experts, which is expanding to keep pace with the high demand in this emerging academic area.

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The course consists of:

Ten (10) core subjects (128 points)

Eight electives (64 points)

Core Subjects

CUS101 Border Agencies and Principles of Border Management (16)

CUS102 Regulating and Facilitating Trade

CUS103 Customs Procedures

CUS104 International Trade Terms and Documentation (16)

CUS105 Introduction to Tariff Classification

CUS106 Introduction to Customs Valuation

CUS201 International Trade Treaties and Conventions (16)

CUS202 International Air and Sea Passengers (16)

CUS301 Border Management Ethics and Governance (16)

CUS302 Supply Chain Security (16)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

The Bachelor of Border Management will give you the skills and knowledge for advancement in the field of customs and border management – in both the public and government sector and in the wide range of businesses involved in international trade.

  • Work in the public sector

    Apply incoming legislation and policy to implement aspects of migration, customs, quarantine and security. Analyse and interpret international and national developments affecting border integrity and security and apply international legal principles and best practice administrative approaches to border management issues.

  • Manage international trade

    Successfully navigate the transit of goods across sea, land borders or air travel in compliance with World Trade Organization law and other international legal obligations. Analyse and interpret international contracts of sale, payments, financing and documentation affecting international trade.

  • Specialise in border management governance

    Research, locate and interpret information pertaining to corruption in the public domain and improve border management ethics and governance. Analyse existing levels of ethical behaviour and integrity in a border management environment and make recommendations for improvement in standards.

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