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Bushfire Protection, Master

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #351 (WUR) Online
The Bushfire Protection program at Western Sydney University enables you to assess and advise on developments in bushfire prone areas as they relate to the building code and the relevant standards. You will also be equipped to develop alternative solutions and consult on bushfire fighting techniques and emergency management.

About

The Bushfire Protection program at Western Sydney University takes a balanced approach to training in fundamental knowledge and problem-solving skills. You will explore building regulations, bushfire behaviour, emergency management, planning and building in bushfire prone areas. You will also gain knowledge in the practical assessment and approval process adopted by the industry.

Bushfire Protection is taught by leading industry experts as well as academics in the University. The courses are offered via distance learning in flexible mode which cater for your needs as a student.

Your career

With a qualification in bushfire protection, you can look forward to career opportunities in:

  • Housing industry
  • Government at local, state or federal level
  • Bushfire safety inspector

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Bushfire Fighting
  • Planning and Development Control
  • Planning for Bushfire Prone Areas
  • Building in Bushfire Prone Areas
  • Fire Technology and Engineering Principles
  • Disaster and Emergency Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    82

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

    176

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

  • All international students must have a good command of written and spoken English.
  • If English is not your first language or was not the medium of instruction in your secondary or tertiary studies, you are required to demonstrate your proficiency in the English language by achieving a prescribed level in an approved English examination or test before you can receive a full offer of a place.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • National

    29840 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29840 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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