Bachelor of Criminology and Justice

Bachelor of
and Justice

Bachelor of
and Justice

Understand criminal behaviour. Lead a successful career in criminology
3 Years Full Time
CRICOS Code: 081562F
Australian Qualification Framework: 7
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Melbourne, Online
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Understand criminal behaviour

Bachelor of criminology


You want to do your part in keeping our society safe. Which includes understanding the minds of offenders. Our Bachelor of Criminology and Justice gives you deep insight into why we behave the way we do, and the effect our justice system has on our future actions.

Understand our criminal justice system and its relationship to our community. Get inside the minds of criminals to understand the reasons behind criminal behaviour and how criminal law and social control fit into our justice system.

This course has been accredited by the Navitas Professional Institute (NPI) under its self-accrediting authority.

Bachelor of Criminology and Justice

What you'll learn

Expertise in human behaviour forms the foundation of all our courses including our Bachelor of Criminology and Justice.


Criminal psychology
Crime prevention
Law enforcement
Corrections and justice related issues

Course structure

This course is made up of 24 units, which are level 100, 200 and 300 units.

The course duration is 3 years full time or up to 8 years part time. You can select to fast-track this course (4 units per trimester). For more information on the recommended course sequence click here.

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Pathways for future study

Completing the Bachelor of Criminology and Justice will provide students with a foundation from which to pursue postgraduate study at Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Masters Degree and Juris Doctor levels in related disciplines including criminology, psychology, counselling, and law.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Criminology and Justice can also gain entry to ACAP’s Masters of Social Work (Qualifying).

Bachelor of Criminology and Justice
Our stories

The smaller classes were great

The best thing about studying was the teachers - their delivery is amazing. I wasn't expecting the classes to be so supportive and interactive but was pleasantly surprised.

Bachelor of Criminology and Justice

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