Charles Sturt University

Charles Sturt University is an Australian multi-campus public university located in New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory and Victoria. Established in 1989, it was named in honour of Captain Charles Napier Sturt, a British explorer who made expeditions into regional New South Wales and South Australia.

Charles Sturt offers undergraduate, postgraduate, higher degrees by research and single subject study. It also has course delivery partnerships with several TAFE institutions across the country and the New South Wales Police Force.

Charles Sturt University has three main faculties, each offering a range of courses and discipline opportunities. Each faculty comprises a number of schools and centres for specific areas of study and research:

  • Faculty of Arts and Education
  • Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences
  • Faculty of Science and Health

Faculty of Arts and Education

The faculty’s arts discipline covers performing and visual arts, art history, communications, history, human services, First Nations studies, literature, philosophy, sociology, and theology. The education side of the faculty offers a range of courses in teacher education, and information and library studies. Schools and centres include:

  • Centre for Islamic Studies and Civilisation
  • School of Education
  • School of Indigenous Australian Studies
  • School of Information and Communication Studies
  • School of Social Work and Arts
  • School of Theology

Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences

This faculty brings together a range of courses in areas of business, justice and behavioural sciences disciplines. The justice side of the faculty covers policing, security, law, customs, excise and border management. The behavioural science discipline offers psychology courses. Schools and centres facilitated include:

  • Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security
  • Centre for Customs and Excise Studies
  • Centre for Law and Justice
  • School of Business
  • School of Computing, Mathematics and Engineering
  • School of Policing Studies
  • School of Psychology

Faculty of Science and Health

The science faculty is one of the most broadly based scientific academic concentrations in Australasia. Schools include:

  • School of Agricultural, Environmental and Veterinary Sciences
  • School of Allied Health, Exercise and Sports Sciences
  • School of Dentistry and Medical Sciences
  • School of Nursing, Paramedicine and Healthcare Sciences
  • School of Rural Medicine