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Graduate Certificate in Customs Administration

This online course in customs administration is designed for those who are looking at a career in customs and border management.


The qualification can lead to employment in both government and the trading community, and has been specifically constructed to adhere to industry, government and international agency standards.


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Charles Sturt University

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Graduate Certificate in Intelligence Analysis

If you work in law enforcement or national security and are looking for a new challenge, this online Graduate Certificate in Intelligence Analysis course is perfect for you.


The course can be studied online and is delivered through Charles Sturt University’s Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security (AGSPS).


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Charles Sturt University

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Bachelor of Social Science With a Major in Security and Counter Terrorism

Learn about the role of the United Nations, the effects of terrorism, and the evolution of global politics in this online Bachelor of Social Science With a Major in Security and Counter Terrorism.


This undergraduate degree covers a range of global politics and security issues, from terrorism, global diplomacy and international trade, to political systems, global governance and foreign policy.


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Swinburne Online

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International Security Studies Course unit

In this International Security Studies unit provided by Murdoch University, you will learn about the various issues and problems that are impacting global, regional and national security structures.


The unit focuses on the protection of the state and human survival, and examines international threats and solutions within this context.


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Open Universities Australia

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Security in an Age of Risk Course unit

Security in an Age of Risk will develop your understanding of the development and implementation of security planning in a contemporary context.


Offered online by Macquarie University, this unit will give you a solid grounding in conceptualisation of security and the levels of analysis used in security studies.


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Open Universities Australia

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Strategy and Security in the Indo-Pacific Region Course unit

Strategy and Security in the Indo-Pacific Region is an online unit awarded by Macquarie University that covers the issues surrounding Australian security in the Indo-Pacific region.


You’ll look at the changing strategic trends, including the simultaneous rise of China and India, America’s role in the 21st Century, regional security and the role of regional states.


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Open Universities Australia

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Terrorism in a Globalised World Course unit

Terrorism in a Globalised World discusses the meaning, causes and history of terrorism within an international context.


Delivered by Murdoch University, the online unit will teach you to critically analyse terrorism and its consequences.


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Open Universities Australia

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US Policies and Global Security Course unit

This online course unit, provided by Murdoch University, covers US global policy and its impact on global security.


Learn about how the world has been affected by US foreign policy from the Cold War through to the War on Terror. This unit will generally advance your skills in critical analysis, report writing and policy evaluation.


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Master of Fraud and Financial Crime

The Master of Fraud and Financial Crime offered online by CSU provides you with the ability to understand, investigate and help prevent financial crime.


In an era where widely available technologies make white collar and electronic crime an increasing threat, there is a heightened demand for qualified professionals capable of investigating and preventing financial crime and fraud.


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Charles Sturt University

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Perspectives on Security and Terrorism Course unit

Carefully examine terrorism in the post September 11 environment with this online Perspectives on Security and Terrorism unit from Murdoch University.


The unit introduces students to the concepts of security, risk and terrorism, and the international measures taken to counter these forces.


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About Security

Safety and security are major concerns in this day and age, especially with new risks such as cybercrime and terrorism continuing to emerge. Luckily for us, professionals in the security sector work feverishly away to counter these threats and help keep us all safe.

The business of security involves different aspects: risk, threat, vulnerability, assurance, countermeasure and defence. It is the role of a security professional to monitor these and implement whatever preventative measures are necessary.

A career in security can cover a range of different specialties. These include international security, policing and intelligence, counterterrorism, anti-money laundering and defence industry project management, as well as emergency management and business continuity.

Potential security career outcomes include: Security Officer, Security Guard, Customs and Border Protection Officer, Defence Intelligence Officer, Network Security Administrator, Systems Security Designer, Security Manager, Security Risk Analyst.

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