Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Criminology and Justice - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Criminology and Justice

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Succeed in business by understanding people

Learn how to safeguard businesses by understanding crime and crime trends, with a practical double degree that combines business with criminology and justice. You’ll study the legal and criminal justice systems, and how to develop fair and effective methods for crime prevention. You’ll also build strong analytic and problem-solving skills – essential for both business and crime prevention, to ensure you remain in front of emerging trends such as cyber scams and fraud.

Study locations
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Moreton Bay
Refer to the program footnotes
CRICOS code
0101885
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Program length (full-time)
4 years
Annual tuition fee 2021
A$24,400
Estimated total tuition fee *
A$97,600
Footnotes
  • Only a full-time option is available to international students on a Student visa. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.
  • * Estimated tuition fees are based on 2021 rates. Refer to international fees for more information.
  • Not all majors/minors and elective options are available at every campus. You should refer to the What Can I Study tab, and the proposed study sequence for your chosen campus and intake for further information.
Study locations QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 017611
  • Moreton Bay 014611
  • Online 015046
Minimum selection threshold
ATAR - 54.55 OP - 18 Rank - 64
USC program code
AB316
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Duration
4 years full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
Blended Learning
Recommended prior study
English; General Maths, Maths Methods or Specialist Maths
Total courses
32
Total units
384

In this program you will:

  • Gain a strong foundation in the fundamentals of modern business, including economics, management, marketing, international trade business law, corporate governance and social responsibility
  • Develop strong analytical skills to interpret trends relating to crime or business
  • Understand the role of the justice system
  • Examine policies that impact policing, courts, corrections and allied agencies
  • Have the chance to complete a professional placement in your final year in the field of criminology and justice

Career opportunities

  • Policing and law enforcement
  • Security and intelligence (private and public)
  • Advocacy
  • Youth justice
  • Custodial corrections officer
  • Crime prevention
  • Research and policy
  • Business manager
  • Entrepreneur

Please note:
In 2021, all first-year courses in this degree will be available online. Second-year courses will be offered online from 2022, third-year courses from 2023, and fourth-year courses from 2024. If you wish to study online and are intending to apply for credit for previous studies, please contact Student Central to discuss your options.

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