What will I learn?

Combine your passion for social and criminal justice, with people and project management skills and make a real difference to the people impacted by the criminal justice system.

The criminal justice system is becoming increasingly complex and the systems related to criminal justice are expanding to include more community, government and non-government organisations than ever before. The increase in the breadth of organisations working in a criminal justice context has highlighted the importance of management skills for people considering a management career in criminal justice.

This new degree is ideal for people who have a passion for and interest in developing and managing projects.

You will develop an understanding of the criminal justice system, criminal justice agencies, victims and offenders and also the skills to undertake project and strategic management, communications, grant application writing, manage people and develop creative and innovative solutions to social and justice related problems.

Our graduates are job-ready through a work integrated learning program undertaken in the third year of the degree. Students experience criminal justice in the real-world with a placement that responds to real world issues.

A career in criminal justice is incredibly rewarding and there are a diverse range of careers available. Whether you’re working with people directly in the system or in a management role where you are managing a small team or project, you can play a role in influencing positive changes for individuals and the community.

Career Opportunities

  • Case management officer
  • Criminal intelligence analyst
  • Criminologist
  • Government officer
  • Industrial relations officer
  • Law reform campaign officer
  • Youth justice officer
  • Court officer
  • Policy analyst
  • Policy officer
  • Political advisor
  • Project officer
  • Youth worker

The career options for successful completion of the Bachelor of Criminal Justice Management include working in justice agencies, government departments and NGOs to design, develop, implement, and manage projects or lead small teams. Roles can include, grants officer, project officer, law reform and advocacy projects, Youth Justice, victims’ support agencies.

Pathways

The following qualifications in relevant cognate areas have been identified as pathways into the degree.

Diploma of Criminal Justice

Advanced Diploma of Criminal Justice

Diploma of Business

Diploma of Business management

Diploma of Human Resources

And other similar qualifications

Which department am I in?

School of Arts

CRICOS

107023D

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$24,400.00 (US$ 17,411) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

25 July 2022

Venue

Gippsland Campus (Churchill)

Northways Road,

CHURCHILL,

Victoria,

3842, GIPPSLAND, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$24,400.00 (US$ 17,411) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

25 July 2022

Venue

Berwick Campus

72-100 Clyde Road,

Victoria,

3806, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Successful completion of Australian Year 12, or overseas equivalent. International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) with a minimum score of 24 from 6 subjects. Academic IELTS: Academic IELTS: Overall 6.0 (no band less than 6.0); 60-78 with minimums: Reading 13, Listening 12, Speaking 18, Writing 21; Pearson (PTE): Overall 50 (no band less than 50); Cambridge-CAE: Overall 169 (no band less than 169).

For international students

Academic Entry Requirements: Successful completion of Australian Year 12, or overseas equivalent

English language requirement:

Academic IELTS: Overall Academic IELTS band score of 6.0, with no band less than 6.0 or equivalent; TOEFL iBT: 60-78 with minimums (Reading 13, Listening 12, Speaking 18, Writing 21); Pearson (PTE): Overall 50 (no band less than 50); Cambridge-CAE: Overall 169 (no band less than 169).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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  • No.1 in Victoria for graduate starting salary
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