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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Bachelor

Charles Sturt University

As the only dedicated paramedicine degree in New South Wales carrying full accreditation with the Council of Ambulance Authorities, CSU’s Bachelor of Clinical Pract ... [+]

Are you passionate about helping people in their time of need? Do you thrive under pressure? If so, a career as a paramedic could be for you. As a first-line responder in the most critical of circumstances, you will work in a dynamic and highly rewarding career that makes a profound difference in people’s lives. As the only dedicated paramedicine degree in New South Wales carrying full accreditation with the Council of Ambulance Authorities, CSU’s Bachelor of Clinical Practice (Paramedic) will equip you with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to work in emergency care settings across the globe, from outback Australia to the heart of London. Delivered by nationally and internationally renowned leaders in paramedic education, CSU’s course also features international study opportunities where you can gain unique insights, skills, and experiences that will ultimately enhance your competitiveness in the workforce. Study on campus at Bathurst or Port Macquarie and benefit from CSU’s state-of-the-art simulation facilities and comprehensive program of work placements. Or, if you’re already employed as a paramedic or medic in the Army, Navy or Air Force, you can conveniently study online.... [-]

Australia Port Macquarie Bathurst
January 2020
English
Full time
Part time
3 - 6 years
Campus
Online
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CSU's Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science is designed to provide students with the theoretical knowledge and professional skills necessary to practice as a qualified me ... [+]

CSU's Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science is designed to provide students with the theoretical knowledge and professional skills necessary to practice as a qualified medical radiation scientist.

Why study this course?

There is an increasing demand for highly educated and adaptable medical radiation science professionals in response to the aging population and organic growth of the industry (medical imaging, radiotherapy, and nuclear medicine). There has also been an evolution in the medical radiation sciences to a more integrative model where the boundaries between one discipline and the next are increasingly less defined. CSU's Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science is designed to anticipate industry demands and is in a unique position to offer graduates a competitive advantage in the employment market.... [-]

Australia Wagga Wagga Port Macquarie Canberra
January 2020
English
Full time
4 years
Campus
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An internationally recognized and accredited course with a proud history extending more than 20 years, CSU's Bachelor of Medical Science is the ideal choice to launch you ... [+]

Have you ever had a blood test ordered by a doctor? Has any family member ever had a blood transfusion? Do you know anybody who suffers from respiratory, cardiovascular or nervous system disorders? Do you ever require medication?

If so, the skills, specialist knowledge and expertise of a medical scientist have played a role in your life and the lives of those around you.

An internationally recognized and accredited course with a proud history extending more than 20 years, CSU's Bachelor of Medical Science is the ideal choice to launch your career as a medical scientist. On graduation, you’ll be well positioned to choose from abundant employment opportunities in the healthcare industry in Australia and overseas.... [-]

Australia Wagga Wagga
January 2020
English
Full time
Part time
3 - 6 years
Campus
Online
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CSU's Bachelor of Physiotherapy primarily prepares graduates for registration and employment as physiotherapists. ... [+]

CSU's Bachelor of Physiotherapy primarily prepares graduates for registration and employment as physiotherapists.

Why study this course?

What will I learn?

You will graduate with the knowledge to formulate physiotherapeutic diagnoses and provide appropriate programs of the therapeutic exercise and treatments to those primarily with physical conditions.

Studies in behavioral and biomedical science, as well as clinical experience, will prepare you for employment as an entry-level physiotherapist in a variety of healthcare settings, such as hospitals, community health centers, rehabilitation centers and private practices.

You will also develop skills in learning, problem-solving and decision making, which are essential for continued high-level practice as a physiotherapist.... [-]

Australia Port Macquarie Orange Albury
January 2020
English
Full time
4 years
Campus
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Podiatry (treatment of the feet, legs and associated body areas) is a dynamic and well-established profession with a diverse scope of practice. Podiatrists have a key rol ... [+]

Did you know the average person walks twice around the earth in their lifetime?

Often undervalued, the foundation of a person’s body, feet and foot health may impact on an individual’s entire well-being.

Podiatry (treatment of the feet, legs and associated body areas) is a dynamic and well-established profession with a diverse scope of practice. Podiatrists have a key role in maintaining mobility and enabling independence which is relevant to people of all ages and particularly important in an increasingly aging population.

The increasing incidence of diabetes worldwide has a major impact on foot health and the value of podiatrists is well established in this area of practice. The growing recognition of podiatry’s role in a broad range of fields, such as primary health care, sports medicine, pediatrics and surgery, means that the profession will continue to grow in the foreseeable future.... [-]

Australia Albury
January 2020
English
Full time
4 years
Campus
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