Understand the nature and causes of crime.
This program gives you a strong understanding of Australia’s criminal justice system, including law enforcement, crime policy, the courts, and custodial and community corrections. Explore the motivations and consequences of criminal behaviour, along with questions of social justice, ethics and law reform.
In this program you will:
- 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.
- Student profile
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- Inherent Academic Requirements
Prospective students must consider the Inherent Academic Requirements before applying to study this program.
- Program coordinator
- Dr Susan Rayment-McHugh
- Understand legal institutions and processes, and examine fair and effective methods of crime prevention
- Learn how to research crime-related issues and develop problem-solving skills
- Choose from specialist courses in criminal profiling, cybercrime, international justice, youth justice, homicide and forensic science, and more
- Have the chance to complete a professional placement in your final year
- Police or law enforcement officer
- Custodial corrections officer
- Community corrections officer
- Criminologist/crime researcher
- Security/intelligence analyst
- Youth justice officer
- Criminal justice policy officer
In 2021, all first-year courses in this degree will be available online. Second-year courses will be offered online from 2022, and third-year courses from 2023. If you wish to study online and are intending to apply for credit for previous studies, please contact Student Central to discuss your options.
What will I study?
Select your location, starting year and starting semester below to display your program structure and study sequence.
The study sequence ONLY represents the CURRENT program structure. Students MUST follow their commencing structure and use this study sequence to guide enrolment.