Bachelor of Criminology and Justice

Curious about the criminal mind? Understand whether criminals are born or made.

Bachelor of Criminology and Justice

KEY INFORMATION

National CRICOS Course Code

081562F

Course length

3 years full time (or part-time equivalent) or fast-track your study to complete the degree in 2 years

Fees
AQF

7

Study modes

On-campus in Melbourne, via online delivery, or a combination of both. You will need to have access to a computer and the internet, study mode availability is subject to unit requirements and trimester enrolments.

Intake & start dates
1ST TRIMESTER
Mon 3 Feb 2020
2nd TRIMESTER
Mon 25 May 2020
3rd TRIMESTER
Mon 14 Sep 2020

About this course

Understand criminal behaviour. Lead a successful career in 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 reasons behind criminal behaviour and how criminal law and social control fits into our justice system.

Structure

24 UNITS

What you'll learn

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

Explore with an applied focus:

  • Criminology
  • Criminal psychology
  • Criminal law and procedure
  • Law enforcement
  • Corrections and justice related issues

See the complete course guide here.

Before Applying

Chat to one of our ACAP course advisors to make sure you’re picking the right course for your goals. Think about funding options, and whether full-time or part-time study suits your commitments. We’ve also got some entry requirements and practical components to complete.

Before you start studying at ACAP, check out the services and support available to students. 

Feel free to get in touch with us

1800 039 139

connect@acap.edu.au

Admission Criteria

Meet one of the following criteria:

  • Participate in a screening interview (online or by phone); and
  • Be 21 years or above at the date of commencement; or
  • Completion of a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (or equivalent); or
  • Completion of a Certificate IV or above (or equivalent); or
  • Admission to an undergraduate degree at an Australian University (or equivalent)

International student IELTS requirement: Academic IELTS minimum overall band of 6.0 with no individual band below 5.5 completed in the last two years (or equivalent).

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by ACAP as equivalent to Australian qualifications.