Graduate Certificate in Customs Administration

Qualification: Graduate Certificate
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 1 year part-time
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Awarded by: Charles Sturt University

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About this course

The online Graduate Certificate in Customs Administration course offered by Charles Sturt University offers an industry standard qualification that will allow you to pursue a role in customs and border management. You will become knowledgeable across international customs laws and best practice for customs administration. Upon completion of the course you will have the ability to judge, adapt and respond to an assortment of customs and border scenarios.

This course has been design in conjunction with industry, government and international agency collaboration. Students will gain strong technical knowledge and skills in international customs law and customs administration. 

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the criteria to be eligible to enter this program:

  • Hold an undergraduate degree from a recognised Australian tertiary institution

OR

  • Have a minimum of three years of relevant work experience in customs, or a related area

AND

  • Have English language proficiency

Applications for distance education and postgraduate courses are accepted all year round. Provided you are eligible for admission, your application will be held for consideration in the next available intake.

Areas of study

In this customs administration course, the core subjects you will study include:

  • Customs management theory and practice
  • International customs law

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How will this course advance my career?

The Graduate Certificate in Customs Administration is ideal for those pursuing a career in customs, especially in public sector agencies and businesses involved with cross border trading. This online course is delivered in conjunction with the Centre for Customs Excise Studies (CCES) and will ensure you are able to operate to international standards upon completion.

This course is designed with an international focus, so you will gain the education to meet the needs of many global organisations.

How else will I benefit from this graduate certificate?

  • Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Graduate Certificate in Customs Administration from Charles Sturt University.
  • Studying online/by correspondence means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and a qualification that’s highly valued.
  • CSU ranks highly for graduate employment. A recent survey showed that 87% of all CSU graduates find employment within four months of completing their degree.
  • CSU courses are developed with the utmost flexibility so students can complete their course around other commitments. You can choose to study just one subject per session or, with approval, fast-track the completion of your degree.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning may be available for previous work experience, formal training or qualifications in this field.
  • This course meets the requirements and standards of the World Customs Organisation.

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Financial assistance

Courses that are not Commonwealth support places require students to contribute the full cost of their course. You may be eligible for a loan to help pay for tuition fees through the Commonwealth Government FEE-HELP program.

CSU provides access to a range of scholarships and loans to help its students with the costs associated with university study.

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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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One of the first universities to adopt distance education study, Charles Sturt University (CSU) is Australia's leading university in online education and continues to strive for innovation and excellence in higher learning. With a track record in graduate employment and strong industry contacts, CSU offers relevant training and workplace skills at both an undergraduate and postgraduate level. CSU specialises in a range of industries such as agriculture, viticulture, education, librarianship, allied health and criminology.
CSU offers a range of student support services, academic learning support and skills development for all its distance education students. Studying with CSU, you will have access to your online subjects, Student Services, the CSU Library, forums and your exam results through student.csu, a personalised online portal.

You will also have entry into CSU Interact, a scholarly environment that connects students and staff online. Each subject you’re enrolled in will have its own subject site housed within CSU Interact, giving you access to learning content, tools and subject forums.

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