114-190 Canning Street
Rockhampton Queensland 4700
CRICOS course code: 075045M
Level of study: Undergraduate
Develop your expertise in accident forensics and equip yourself with the skills required to analyse factors that lead to accidents by studying the Bachelor of Accident Forensics.
The Accident Forensics degree develops expertise in the investigation and analysis of the factors which lead to accidents and the interventions required to prevent their recurrence. Accident Forensics graduates demonstrate advanced skills at systematically breaking down the factors leading to an accident and making the necessary findings and conclusions for prevention.
The course provides core studies in:
You will complete a capstone accident investigation project based on a ‘real' accident reconstruction at the university ‘crash lab'. The 120 hour work placement with practising accident investigators in the field ensures you are well prepared to integrate into your chosen career. The course has been developed in consultation with Australia's leading accident investigation professionals from air, rail, road and industrial contexts, and the leading organisations and government authorities which inform public safety strategies. You will also graduate with professional skills in occupational health and safety and will be well prepared to work in that area. You may apply for the award, Diploma of Workplace Health and Safety in addition to the Bachelor of Accident Forensics.
You are required to complete 24 core units.
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AND OUTCOMES
Completing the Bachelor of Accident Forensics prepares you to pursue management and consultancy roles within safety and accident investigation teams. You will also be qualified to practise in accident forensics and work in related occupational health and safety roles.
Employment opportunities exist in many industries such as:
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Rockhampton City Campus114-190 Canning Street
A secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent).
English language proficiency
An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or
An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components; or
Cambridge Certificate in advanced English (CAE) - Score of 180 or above; or
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English - Score of 200 or above; or
Combined Universities Language Test (CULT) - 70% with no individual component score of less than 15.