Bachelor of Criminal Justice

RMIT University

Student rating (4.14) from 138 reviews
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Bachelor Degree
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Whether it's at the front line of Australia's border protection or working with Australia's Federal Police, criminal justice opens up all kinds of local and international career options.

This highly regarded program focuses on preparing you for employment. Close links with criminal justice agencies are built into its design, development and delivery.

You'll explore how criminal justice systems work to serve individuals and the community through law enforcement, policy, practice and reform.

You’ll be introduced to key institutions and concepts in criminal justice, including policing and the correctional system. You’ll also learn about the uses of technology in crime, crime theories and crime investigation.

Classes about international human rights, global crime and public policy will give you the chance to expand your knowledge and expertise. In your final year, you’ll put your skills to the test with a 50-day work placement in a criminal justice organisation.

Australian Federal Police
Victoria Police
Customs and Border Protection
Victorian Gaming Commission
community corrections
Department of Justice

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Additional Information
Learn through innovative programs like the Bridge of Hope Innocence Initative, a project where students work on real cases of wrongful conviction.


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