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Bachelor of
and Justice

Bachelor of
and Justice

Understand criminal behaviour. Lead a successful career in criminology
Bachelor of Criminology and Justice
3 Years Full Time
CRICOS Code: 081562F
Australian Qualification Framework: 7
Available at
Melbourne, Online*
*Course available to domestic students only
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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 ACAP under its self-accrediting authority.

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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

The Bachelor of Criminology and Justice 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. 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).

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As a graduate of ACAP’s Bachelor of Criminology and Justice, Lewis is prepared for the situations he faces working with the inmates at one of NSW’s largest remand centres. Armed with expertise in criminology, criminal psychology, crime prevention, law enforcement, corrections and justice-related issues, Lewis also supports inmates participating in victims’ awareness courses.

Click here to read more about how Lewis creates positive change with those in the justice system.

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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