CQUniversity Australia

CB67 - Bachelor of Accident Forensics

CQUniversity Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 075045M

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

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:

  • Accident Phenomenology;
  • Investigation Methods;
  • Forensic Engineering;
  • Accident Analysis;
  • Human Factors Investigation and
  • Occupational Health and Safety.

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.

COURSE STRUCTURE

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:

  • Primary
  • Rural
  • Manufacturing
  • Mining
  • Services
  • Transport
  • Aviation
  • Employer associations
  • The defence force
  • Health and government departments
  • The police force.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,120 Per Year Read moreTerm fee: 15,060
Start date: 09 March 2020
13 July 2020
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Bundaberg Campus

6 University Drive
Bundaberg Queensland 4670
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,120 Per Year Read moreTerm fee: 15,060
Start date: 09 March 2020
13 July 2020
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Brisbane Campus

160 Ann Street
Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,120 Per Year Read moreTerm fee: 15,060
Start date: 09 March 2020
13 July 2020
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Rockhampton North Campus

554-700 Yaamba Road
Rockhampton Queensland 4701
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,120 Per Year Read moreTerm fee: 15,060
Start date: 09 March 2020
13 July 2020
Duration: 3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Study mode: Self study / online (without attendance)
Address

Rockhampton City Campus

114-190 Canning Street
Rockhampton Queensland 4700
Australia

Entry criteria

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.

Address

Rockhampton City Campus
114-190 Canning Street
Rockhampton Queensland 4700
Australia