About the course

The ADPP is delivered collaboratively by CSU and NSW Police officers. The ADPP integrates field-based education, classroom, practical sessions, officer safety training, and NSW Police corporate computer systems training. In addition, the NSW Police Force includes physical fitness, drill and a variety of mandatory NSW Police specific sessions to complement subjects contained in ADPP.

Applications for this course should be made directly to CSU by applying online. Entry to the ADPP is competitive and subject to the operational needs and priorities of the NSW Police Force.


Haven’t studied in Australia?

But hold either an Australian citizenship and or a permanent residency.

Please note there are minimum Academic and English Requirements for admission to the Associate Degree in Policing (ADPP). These requirements ensure that our future students have the best chance for success.

Associate Degree in Policing (ADPP) English Language Proficiency Test, such as the IELTS test do require the below Academic total band width:

  • A minimum overall Academic IELTS score of 7.0 with no score below a 7.0 in each of the individual skill areas or a qualification deemed equivalent.

If you don’t currently meet the English language criteria that’s ok, you can sit the IELTS test and achieve the score you need or get further assistance to be able to re-sit the test and meet the requirements.

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Study modes

Face to face teaching hours for full-time students are equivalent to full-time study within the University sector. Online is a study option for Session 1.

Classes are generally scheduled Monday to Friday and full-time students should expect to be on campus from Monday morning until Friday afternoon. Some weekend activities may be required.

Enrolment through: Goulburn Campus
Study mode: Full-time on campus or part-time online
Normal course duration: On campus for Session 1. Duration: 1 2/3 years (five terms)
or
Online for Session 1 (1a and 1b). Duration: 2 years (six terms)
Sessions:

Session 2 is always studied on campus at NSW Police Academy, Goulburn.

Sessions 3, 4 and 5 involve field-based education and are studied online while employed as a Probationary Constable.

Admissions course code: On campus/online - KPOL
Predominantly online - EPOL

Key dates

Session 1 term dates are as follows:

Session codeCommencing dateTerm end
201815 8 January 2018 13 April 2018
201845 30 April 2018 3 August 2018
201860 16 July 2018 19 October 2018
201875 20 August 2018 23 November 2018
201915 14 January 2019 19 April 2019

Please note: These dates are subject to change, please refer to your letter of offer for finalised dates.

ADPP Distance Education Residential School Dates for 2019

Subject201915201945201975
S1A
PPP152
PPP153
PPP154

GOULBURN ONLY

Res School 1 Sat-Sun Week 4:
9, 10 February (2 days)

Res School 2 Sat-Sun Week 8:
9, 10 March (2 days)

Res School 3 Mon-Thu Week 12:
1, 2, 3, 4 April (4 days)

GOULBURN ONLY

Res School 1 Sat-Sun Week 4:
1, 2 June (2 days)

Res School 2 Sat-Sun Week 8:
29, 30 June (2 days)

Res School 3 Mon-Thu Week 12:
22, 23, 24, 25 July (4 days)

GOULBURN ONLY

Res School 1 Sat-Sun Week 4:
21, 22 September (2 days)

Res School 2 Sat-Sun Week 8:
19, 20 October (2 days)

Res School 3 Mon-Thu Week 12:
11, 12, 13, 14 November (4 days)

S1B
PPP155
PPP156
PPP157

PORT MACQUARIE

Res School 1 Fri-Sun Week 5:
15, 16, 17 February (3 days)

Res School 2 Sat-Sun Week 9:
16, 17 March (2 days)

Res School 3 Mon-Thu Week 13:
8, 9, 10, 11 April (4 days)

COPS Week in  Goulburn Week 16
Mon-Thu prior to S2 start in 201945
29, 30 April & 1, 2 May (4 days)

GOULBURN ONLY

Res School 1 Fri-Sun Week 5:
7, 8, 9 June (3 days)

Res School 2 Sat-Sun Week 9:
6, 7 July (2 days)

Res School 3 Mon-Thu Week 13:
29, 30, 31 July & 1 August (4 days)

COPS Week in  Goulburn Week 16
Mon-Thu prior to S2 start in 201975
19, 20, 21, 22 August (4 days)

GOULBURN ONLY

Res School 1 Fri-Sun Week 5:
27, 28, 29 September (3 days)

Res School 2 Sat-Sun Week 9:
26, 27 October (2 days)

Res School 3 Mon-Thu Week 13:
18, 19, 20, 21 November (4 days)

COPS Week in  Goulburn
Tue-Fri prior to S2 start in 202015
7, 8, 9, 10 January 2020 (4 days)

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