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Bachelor of Criminology and Justice
Recommended for students with an interest in criminology, social justice and the justice system. It provides a comprehensive understanding of the nature of criminology and justice and the principal disciplines of law, political science, psychology and sociology, which inform criminological and justice related issues.
The course adopts a contemporary international approach to criminology and justice education and seeks to develop well-educated practitioners. Students gain a significant background in the contemporary theory and research that informs criminology and justice professions.
Students examine the nature of crime and social control, as well as a broad range of areas in the domain of justice, including policing, courts, law, corrections, family law and alternative dispute resolution. They also develop the skills required for entry-level positions in criminology and justice professions. This approach prepares students for positions of future leadership.
Police Officer, Community Corrections Officer, Parole Officer, Youth Justice Officer, Prison Officer, Research & Policy Officer, Family/Juvenile Counsellor, Family Law Case Worker, Child Protection Case Worker, Customs Officer, Security Officer
Students interested in progressing further in this area can elect to study the Bachelor of Criminology and Justice Honours.
Laws / Criminology & Justice double degree also available in this discipline.
This course is available for on-campus study by students with an International student visa.