Graduate Certificate in Fire Investigation

Charles Sturt University

This program aims to develop and increase the knowledge of practitioners in the field of fire investigation. It will improve professional standards by the application of knowledge of sound investigative practice together with an understanding of fire dynamics, fire causation and fire setting motives.

Course Fee:

Australian: $7,200
International: $9,600

Entry Requirements:

Appropriate undergraduate degree or appropriate industry experience (minimum of 5 years); plus vocational need to undertake the program


32 subject points ($ x 8 point subjects or equivalent)

Subjects you can Study:

Fire investigation

Study Pathways:

Charles Sturt University frequently recognises prior learning. To apply for credit, supporting evidence such as transcripts and subject descriptors will need to be included with the application. Each request is individually assessed and the University will advise of the credit application outcome in writing.

Who for:

Practitioners in the field of fire investigation who have a demonstrated vocational need to undertake the program

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Forensic Scientist,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Distance Education No info Yes Online 1 year

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