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

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Bachelor of Criminology and Justice

Start studying this degree from home. Due to the evolving situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, USC’s classes in Semester 2, 2020 are ready to be delivered online, though we’ll be teaching face-to-face again as soon as we can!

*International students who are offshore (outside of Australia) should contact USC International to discuss their study options.

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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:

Study location
  • Sunshine Coast
CRICOS code
059490A
Commence
Semester 1 and Semester 2
Program length (full-time)
3 years
Annual tuition fee 2020
A$24,000
Estimated total tuition fee *
A$72,000
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 2020 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.
  • ^Available at Moreton Bay 2021.
Study locations QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 011181
  • Moreton Bay 014281^
Minimum selection threshold
ATAR - 54.55 OP - 18 Rank - 64
USC program code
AR325
Commence
Semester 1 and Semester 2
Duration
3 years full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
Blended Learning
Recommended prior study
English
Total courses
24
Total units
288
Footnotes
  • ^Available at Moreton Bay 2021.
  • 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, forensic science and more
  • Have the chance to complete a professional placement in your final year

Career opportunities

  • Police or law enforcement officer
  • Custodial corrections officer
  • Community corrections officer
  • Criminologist/crime researcher
  • Security/intelligence analyst
  • Youth justice officer
  • Criminal justice policy officer

What will I study?

Select your location, starting year and starting semester below to display your program structure and a recommended study sequence.

Select your location, starting year and starting semester below to display your program structure and a recommended study sequence.

The recommended study sequence ONLY represents the CURRENT program structure. Students MUST follow their commencing structure and use this recommended study sequence to guide enrolment.

Program structure

Total units:

Study sequence

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