Graduate Certificate in Intelligence Analysis

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

Gain an advanced understanding of intelligence analysis and improve your career prospects with this online Graduate Certificate in Intelligence Analysis course.

Offered by Charles Sturt University and the Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security (AGSPS), the postgraduate program has a strong industry-focus and will equip you the theoretical and practical foundations needed to take a best-practice approach to intelligence operations.

The course is ideally suited to law enforcement and national security professionals, as well as intelligence analysts keen to advance their skills, and covers key areas of operational intelligence, as well as intelligence analytics.

Eligibility

Applicants must satisfy one or more of the following criteria:

  • Be working as an intelligence practitioner in a law enforcement, national security, regulatory or commercial agency.
  • Demonstrate professional experience in one or more practitioner contexts (strategic, operational or tactical intelligence).
  • Have completed a relevant CSU intelligence short course or an industry-based course recognised by CSU.
  • Hold an undergraduate or postgraduate qualification in criminology, justice or security studies.
  • Have other skills or professional qualifications that prove to the course coordinator you are eligible for entry.

Areas of study

In this intelligence analysis course, some of the subjects you will study include:

  • Introduction to intelligence
  • Operational intelligence
  • Intelligence and analytics

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CSU believe that learning is about more than just a degree.

How will this course advance my career?

A postgraduate level qualification in intelligence analysis would highly benefit any law enforcement or national security professional looking to expand their skillset.

The knowledge gained from this course will enable you to take roles in intelligence gathering and tactical operations, and will open up new career opportunities for you across a range of security sectors.

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 Intelligence Analysis from Charles Sturt University.
  • Studying 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.
  • Receive training from CSU’s Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security (AGSPS), a leading provider of postgraduate research and education for professionals in law enforcement, emergency management and security.

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Financial assistance

Courses that do not offer Commonwealth supported 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.

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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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