Diploma in Criminology and Justice

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Diploma in Criminology and Justice


This program is only available to international students.

Program summary

Student profile

Study overseas and gain a qualification in criminology and justice

The Diploma in Criminology and Justice is offered over eight courses and gives you the option to tailor your studies to suit your interests. Choose from a wide range of courses available to Study Abroad students, including criminal profiling and intelligence, crime prevention, youth justice, restorative justice, international justice and human rights.

Gain knowledge and learn core theoretical concepts in your chosen area through face-to-face teaching supported by online resources. Earn up to 50 percent credit for relevant prior study and complete the Diploma in one semester.

Application and admission advice

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Contact USC International

+61 7 5430 2843

What will I study

Program structure

Required courses (4) 48 units

Select 4 courses from:
CRM101 Introduction to Criminology
CRM102 Understanding Crime
CRM103 Punishment and Corrections
CRM105 Policing
JST101 Justice and the Australian Legal System
CRM201 Criminal Profiling & Intelligence
CRM203 Homicide, Investigations & Forensic Science
CRM204 Applied Crime Prevention
CRM205 Criminal Law
JST202 International Justice and Human Rights
CRM302 Youth Justice & Restorative Justice
CRM304 Professional Ethics and Integrity Management
CRM308 Diversity, Crime and Justice
CRM309 Working with Victims and Offenders

Elective courses (4) 48 units

Select 4 elective courses (48 units) from the undergraduate elective course options including two that are in a cognate discipline.

Total units: 96

How to apply

Note: This program is offered to International applicants only.

Am I eligible to apply?

Eligible applicants should apply directly to USC International.

More information

If you have questions about International applications and admissions:

How to enrol

New to USC?

Once you have applied and received your offer of a place from USC, follow the steps to Get Started at USC to respond to your offer, plan your study and enrol in the correct courses (subjects).

Continuing students

Before you enrol it's important to check your commencing program structure and the published recommended study sequence to make sure you study the right courses at the right time and will be ready to graduate from your degree when you plan to.

To better understand your program structure and for instructions on how to review your progress and plan your remaining courses, visit the Managing your progression page.

Visit How do I enrol? for enrolment instructions and key dates.

Need assistance?

View step-by-step instructions to enrol at How do I enrol?

Refer to the Academic Calendar for key dates, including the last day to add, drop or swap a course or class and Census dates.

Search for answers and ask questions about enrolling or contact Student Central.

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