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Graduate Certificate in Corruption and Integrity Management

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Graduate Certificate in Corruption and Integrity Management

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Our Graduate Certificate in Corruption and Integrity Management will meet your educational needs if you're seeking a greater understanding of the importance of anti-corruption and corruption oversight strategies within public and private sector organisations.

  • Why study this course?

    This course is designed to professionalise the integrity sector by providing you with specialised knowledge of integrity systems and the environment in which they operate. It includes a theoretical and practical foundation that will instil best practice approaches to corruption prevention, which you will learn through the study of three subjects including an elective.

    The course also provides an overview of contemporary and emerging issues associated with ethical standards, accountability and corruption from a domestic and international perspective and will be of value to students employed in sectors that include or are associated with:

    • police and law enforcement
    • anti-corruption and internal affairs bureaus
    • ombudsmen and oversight commissions
    • military and prison service
    • non-governmental organisations.   
    Please note: this course will be offered from Session 1 2017.

  • Subjects

    The below information is for new students. Current students should select their subjects by checking the Handbook for the year of their enrolment

    Course structure

    The course consists of subjects equaling 32 points for the Graduate Certificate of Corruption and Integrity Management.


    The course consists of 2 core subjects

    GPM429 Corruption Prevention and Integrity Assurance (16 Points)

    GPM430 Foundations of Corruption & Misconduct (8 Points)

    Plus 1 x 8 point level elective subject taken from any of the subjects offered by the AGSPS.

    Enrolment pattern

    Session 1

    GPM430 Foundations of Corruption & Misconduct (8 Points)


    Session 2

    GPM429 Corruption Prevention and Integrity Assurance (16 Points)

    Plus 1 x 8 point level elective subject taken from any of the subjects offered by the AGSPS.

  • Admission information

    A degree in a relevant field or its equivalent in professional experience and qualifications are required. Examples of equivalence include police service internal affairs investigative training and/or more than three years investigative experience; or more than three years industry experience in an anti-corruption related role and associated industry training within a private or public sector regulatory unit, government department or civil review agency.

    See standard CSU admission criteria

  • Cost of study

    Fees - please visit the fees and costs page or contact us for current fee information.

    Tax deduction - in some instances a tax deduction may be claimed for self education expenses. Please seek independent qualified taxation advice.

    Alumni discount

    Already studied with CSU? Our 10% Alumni discount applies to this course!
    Find out more

  • Course details

    Campus locations listed for Distance Education students are purely for administrative purposes and have no relevance to the student experience.

    Enrol TypeModeCampusFee typeSession1Session2Session3Admission Code
    DirectDistance EducationManlyFPOSYYY
    DirectDistance EducationManlyFPPGYYNOAIC

    CGS: Commonwealth Government supported places
    FPPG: Fee-paying postgraduate places
    FPOS: Fee-paying overseas student places
    Admission Code: For your reference if required during your application process
    NO TAC: An admission code is not required for applications to CSU Study Centres
    TEMP: An admission code has not yet been assigned for this course

    Graduation requirements

    The number of subjects and specific subject choices are described in the Course Structure and Enrolment Pattern for the course.

    The minimum requirements to graduate with the award of Graduate Certificate of Corruption and Integrity Management the student must successfully pass 32 points.

  • How to apply
    Apply direct to CSU

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    Apply direct to CSU

    Apply direct to CSU for on campus study at a CSU regional campus, or study by distance education.

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    Recruitment agent

    Contact a Recruitment agent in your country who can answer your questions about CSU as well as help with the student visa application process.

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  • About the School
    Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security (AGSPS)

    Established in 1993, CSU’s Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security (AGSPS) is a leading provider of postgraduate research and education for professionals in law enforcement, emergency management and security. CSU’s courses offered through AGSPS span a broad range of global issues that include international terrorism, intelligence analysis, transnational crime, fraud and financial crime, corruption, cyber-crime, and natural disaster management. Our faculty members are leaders in their fields and have significant experience and academic expertise. The School continues to grow through close collaboration with law enforcement, regulators, universities, research bodies, private industry and emergency services providers in Australia and overseas, with courses attracting students from around the globe. AGSPS also provides education and training programs in Abu Dhabi, China, India (National Police Academy), New Zealand, Indonesia (UNODC), Singapore, Canada and the United Kingdom.

  • Academic expectations

    For each 8 point subject at CSU, students should normally expect to spend between 140-160 hours engaged in the specified learning and assessment activities (such as attending lectures or residential schools, assigned readings, tutorial assistance, individual or group research/study, forum activity, workplace learning, assignments or examinations). The student workload for some subjects may vary from these norms as a result of approved course design.

    Students will be assessed on the basis of completed assignments, examinations, workplace learning, or other methods as outlined in specific subject outlines.

    Where applicable, students are responsible for travel and accommodation costs involved in workplace learning experiences, or attending residential schools (distance education students).

    Expectations relating to academic, workplace learning, time and cost requirements for specific subjects are provided in the subject abstracts and in course materials.

    Throughout their studies, CSU students have a responsibility to continue to develop skills in English Language, literacy and numeracy as appropriate to their discipline. This ongoing development will enable students to effectively participate in their course and graduate as competent professionals.

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