• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
Upgrade your qualification and equip yourself with the skills and knowledge required to progress your career in emergency service with this Bachelor of Emergency Service from CQUniversity Australia.


The Bachelor of Emergency Service from CQUniversity Australia recognises 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 specialisation unit options.


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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    144 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Emergency Services and the Community
  • Human Resource Management
  • Human Factors
  • Community Safety and Education in Action
  • Public Health Disaster Management
  • Evaluating Emergency Services Risks

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General 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) from the Health Training Package from a State or Territory Ambulance Service or
  • Diploma of Paramedical Science (Ambulance) from the Health Training Package from other training providers 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
CRICOS Provider Code: 00219C

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3600 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3600 AUD per module and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    3556 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3556 AUD per module and a duration of 24 months.
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