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  • Location:
    Joondalup
  • Study Mode:
    Full-time
    Part-time
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    On-campus
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  • Duration:
    2 years full-time or equivalent part-time
  • Faculty:
    Business and Law
  • School:
    Law and Justice
  • Code:
    C25
  • CRICOS:
    074068A
  • Indicative ATAR (TER):
    55
  • Indicative Fees
First year indicative tuition fees for undergraduate courses (international students)

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Here is some general tuition fee information for international students.

You are an International Full Fee Paying student if you do not hold Australian or New Zealand citizenship, Australian permanent resident status or a Permanent Humanitarian Visa.

You may have a choice in the units you enrol in and this may change the cost. Tuition fees also change each year and you will be charged the unit price for the current year in which you are enrolled in the unit.

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Associate Degree in Criminology and Justice

This course adopts a contemporary approach to the education of practitioners in the areas of police and corrections.

Students will develop an understanding of the theory and research that informs policing practice and offender management, as well as excellent academic literacy skills, including cultural awareness. The course design facilitates students' practical skills and provides opportunities to apply learning.

The course links closely with the WA Police Academy and the Corrective Services Training Academy, giving students the opportunity to participate in relevant practical training and provides an entry pathway to policing or corrections.

It provides a unique career development opportunity for those working in the area of policing, security, public safety, custodial corrections or community corrections. Students are able to apply their existing knowledge of policing and/or offender management to their learning and develop their academic literacy skills with a high level of support. These skills include understanding and applying research, academic writing and critical thinking.

Students are required to complete practicum placement(s) as part of this course.

Additional Course Information

Admission requirements for WA Police can be found at www.stepforward.wa.gov.au/entry-pathways/recruit

Admission requirements for Corrective Services (Community Custodial Officer, Juvenile Custodial Officer or Prison Officer) can be found at the Department of Corrections Services website www.correctiveservices.wa.gov.au/careers/opportunities

Related careers

Police Officer, Community Corrections Officer, Parole Officer, Youth Justice Officer, Research & Policy Officer

Further studies

Students interested in progressing further in this area can elect to study the Bachelor of Criminology and Justice.

Further courses


This course is available for on-campus study by students with an International student visa.

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