Charles Sturt University

CSU is dedicated to excellence in the delivery of higher education and has a well-earned reputation for providing exceptional education delivered by dedicated professionals with practical and relevant industry experience. Our academics are supported by well-researched curriculum and teaching methods that maintain high levels of satisfaction among graduates, employers and the University's partners.


Our graduates get jobs


CSU consistently ranks highly in graduate employment. A recent survey showed that 82.3% of all CSU domestic graduates find employment within four months of completing their degree. In the 2012 edition of Australia's Good Universities Guide, CSU was ranked four out of a possible five stars in several areas, including Positive Graduate Outcomes and Getting a Job.


Most CSU courses offer access to practicum opportunities from the first year of study, ensuring students are equipped to tackle real-life situations and are building relationships with prospective employers right from the start.



Industry-related courses


Our courses are developed in collaboration with industry representatives to ensure the skills our graduates acquire meet industry needs. Not only are CSU degrees accredited by the relevant Australian government and industry bodies, these organisations are working closely with the University to guarantee that CSU graduates are industry-ready wherever they may work.


CSU's international links


CSU is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities and is partly funded by the Australian government. CSU has over 60 partnerships in more than 25 countries that facilitate research, course delivery, cultural exchange, student and staff exchange and a diverse range of other educational activities.

Programmes taught in:
  • English

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CSU's Bachelor of Accounting will provide you with the analytical, communication and leadership skills you need to become a sought-after business professional. Whatever i ... [+]

Accountants are global citizens who hold many of the most dynamic and influential positions in the world. That's because every organization, in every industry - from agriculture to mining, from global finance to not-for-profit - relies on innovative people who can solve complex business problems.

CSU's Bachelor of Accounting will provide you with the analytical, communication and leadership skills you need to become a sought-after business professional. Whatever industry you'd like to work in and wherever you'd like to live, our Bachelor of Accounting can take you there.

Our flexible and professionally accredited program is offered full-time and part-time on campus, or you can study online from anywhere in the world. Night classes are available at our Albury-Wodonga Campus.... [-]

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Our Bachelor of Business Studies is a ‘designer degree’, giving you the flexibility to study a wide range of subjects, including humanities and science subjects, alongsid ... [+]

Do you have a keen interest in business? Would you like to undertake a competitive degree that offers maximum flexibility?

Our Bachelor of Business Studies is a ‘designer degree’, giving you the flexibility to study a wide range of subjects, including humanities and science subjects, alongside your business subjects to provide the knowledge and skills you’ll need in your workplace or future career.

CSU also has a generous credit system to recognize your previous study. Subject to university approval, you can use your diploma or Certificate IV qualification to reduce the length and cost of your course.

If your plans change along the way, you can exit the degree with an Associate Degree in Business Studies after completing 16 subjects or with a Diploma in Business Studies after completing eight subjects.... [-]

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C.S.U.’s Bachelor of Communication (Advertising) prepares you for the world of advertising. The course has a global communication perspective, where national borders are ... [+]

Are you ready for the dynamic and constantly changing world of advertising? Are you a creative problem solver who loves fast-paced teamwork and excels at communication?

C.S.U.’s Bachelor of Communication (Advertising) prepares you for the world of advertising. The course has a global communication perspective, where national borders are often irrelevant and audiences are fluid and changeable.

This course equips you with solid skills for strategic planning, research and client management, in addition to the creative, media and channel communication skills required to be an effective and sought-after graduate.

Learn in authentic, intimate spaces with a real agency organisational culture and structure, not just a room full of computers and equipment with simulated activities.... [-]

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Dreaming of building the next top-selling smartphone app or developing a software package that will make a difference to workplaces or households? Computer Science at C.S ... [+]

Dreaming of building the next top-selling smartphone app or developing a software package that will make a difference to workplaces or households? Computer Science at C.S.U. is for you.

In 2016 University Reviews rankings, C.S.U. was rated second in Australia for computer science – and with excellent cause. We deliver a degree that promotes technical mastery while equipping you with practical skills and attributes to catch every employer’s eye.

From the foundations of Computer Science and programming, you will quickly move through subjects reflecting the most up-to-date global technology towards advanced studies in quality software production, operating systems design and artificial intelligence. You can then indulge your passion with a Games Programming specialisation, or choose up-to-the-minute Computer Science stream subjects such as cloud computing and mobile app development.... [-]

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The Bachelor of Creative Arts and Design (Graphic Design) prepares you to work as an independent artist and designer or industry-employed practitioner. ... [+]

Tailor your degree with CSU’s Bachelor of Creative Arts and Design (Graphic Design).

Developed and delivered in response to the demands of industry and the aspirations of highly motivated students, this degree prepares you to work as a graphic designer in advertising, publishing and other creative industries. It focuses on building creative, theoretical and technical skills with a focus on aesthetic and professional understanding.

Diversity underpins the structure of the Bachelor of Creative Arts and Design (Graphic Design), with a cross-section of specific subjects covering all aspects of design, advertising, and new media – including web and video applications.

Available for full-time, part-time or online study, CSU’s course is delivered with flexibility in mind, allowing you to study while at the same time meeting your work and lifestyle commitments.... [-]

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CSU’s Bachelor of Criminal Justice equips you with the skills and knowledge to progress to the Associate Degree in Policing Practice (ADPP) and to be further considered f ... [+]

Criminal justice is at the forefront of how a society is shaped and functions.

Described as the ways in which social control, deterring and mitigating crime and rehabilitation are developed and delivered in a society, criminal justice offers a range of diverse and exciting careers.

CSU’s Bachelor of Criminal Justice equips you with the skills and knowledge to progress to the Associate Degree in Policing Practice (ADPP) and to be further considered for entry into the NSW Police Force, subject to professional suitability.

It prepares you to work in diverse criminal justice fields, such as corrections, probation, and parole, or work with refugees, criminal offenders, victims and their families.... [-]

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Offered online and at the Bathurst and Port Macquarie campuses, CSU’s Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science (with specialisation) will provide you with a foundation in ... [+]

Jump into some of the globe’s most rapidly expanding industries – health, fitness, exercise and sports.

Offered online and at the Bathurst and Port Macquarie campuses, CSU’s Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science (with specialisation) will provide you with a foundation in the theoretical and practical components of exercise science. The course has a focus on community wellness, including biological, behavioural and social-cultural perspectives on health. A specialisation in Sports Management is also available.

The course is accredited by Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA), enabling you to practise as an Accredited Exercise Scientist upon graduation.

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CSU’s Bachelor of Information Technology (with specialisations) provides you with essential skills to be at the cutting edge in the rapidly evolving digital economy and t ... [+]

Join one of today’s fastest evolving industries with CSU's Bachelor of Information Technology.

A key element in driving innovation and the transformation of organisations, information technology is at the forefront of enabling and enhancing a range of both longstanding and emerging industries.

As a result, demand for highly-skilled IT workers has never been greater, offering a diverse and stimulating career path with global demand.

CSU’s Bachelor of Information Technology (with specialisations) provides you with essential skills to be at the cutting edge in the rapidly evolving digital economy and take up stimulating employment with national and international industry leaders.... [-]

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Occupational therapists work to improve the lives of people who – as a result of illness, injury or other circumstances – experience barriers to participation. ... [+]

Seeking a career that supports people’s health and wellbeing?

Occupational therapists work to improve the lives of people who – as a result of illness, injury or other circumstances – experience barriers to participation.

With the goal of helping people to participate in everyday activities, you will find no two days are the same as you see clients of all ages with varied challenges and milestones to achieve.

On any given day, you may support children to reach their developmental milestones while also helping older clients regain functional capacity after illness or accident.

If you enjoy working with people of all ages and backgrounds and want to make a difference in your community, CSU’s Bachelor of Occupational Therapy is for you.... [-]

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While CSU’s four-year Bachelor of Psychology provides you with the minimum academic requirements to pursue a career as a psychologist, you will also be qualified to take ... [+]

Explore human behaviour while gaining an understanding of people’s wellbeing with CSU’s Bachelor of Psychology.

This is a popular field of study helping you to gain insights into human nature relevant to every career and every workplace.

As health professionals, psychologists use the discipline’s knowledge to help resolve people’s social and behavioural problems and enhance their welfare. As scientists, psychologists undertake research into aspects of human behaviour and mental processes.

The Bachelor of Psychology is delivered by a cohort of industry leaders with valuable professional relationships and networks.

While CSU’s four-year Bachelor of Psychology provides you with the minimum academic requirements to pursue a career as a psychologist, you will also be qualified to take up employment in one of the diverse fields in which psychological knowledge is highly valued.... [-]

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C.S.U.'s Bachelor of Social Work equips you with the knowledge and skill set to make a valuable contribution in social welfare and social work agencies, whether in rural ... [+]

If you are passionately committed to the pursuit of social justice and human rights, consider C.S.U.’s Bachelor of Social Work as the foundation of your career.

C.S.U.'s Bachelor of Social Work equips you with the knowledge and skill set to make a valuable contribution in social welfare and social work agencies, whether in rural areas, metropolitan settings or overseas. In your bid to improve quality of life for individuals and communities, you may also work in a policy area, research or lobbying, breaking down inequities and helping shape our society into the future.

At C.S.U., there are several pathways to gaining a social work degree. The pathway you take depends on where and how you want to study, as well as your educational background.... [-]

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