Bachelor of Criminal Justice and Criminology

Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

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Course rules

To qualify for the award of the Bachelor of Criminal Justice and Criminology, students must complete 300 credit points comprising:

  • 16 core units of study (200 credit points)
  • 8 units of other studies (up to 100 credit points) comprising of a co-major, minor/s or electives 

Students may not complete more than 125 credit points (normally 10 units) at introductory level. A unit of study can only be counted once, where units are shared between majors and/or minors, students must choose an approved alternate.

Professional placements

Professional placements are subject to a competitive selection process.

International students may be eligible for a Professional Placement where a relevant Professional degree exists.

Students who undertake a 12-month professional placement are subject to the following course rules and must complete 375 credit points comprising:

  • 16 core Criminal Justice units (200 credit points);
  • 4 units of study from the Professional Placement co-major (100 credit points)
  • 6 units of study comprising an advanced minor, minor or electives (75 credit points)

Students who elect to undertake a 6-month professional placement are subject to the following course rules and must complete 337.5 credit points comprising:

  • 16 core Criminal Justice units (200 credit points)
  • 2 units of study from the Professional Placement minor (50 credit points)
  • 7 units of study comprising an advanced minor, minor or electives (87.5 credit points)

Maximum Academic Credit
The maximum level of credit that can be granted for the Bachelor of Criminal Justice and Criminology is 150 credit points (normally 12 units)