BP023 - Bachelor of Criminal Justice

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RMIT program code: BP023
Plan name: Bachelor of Criminal Justice
Plan code: BP023P16
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 012347G

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2019 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 
AND  Year Three of Program
 
AND  List of Minors:
 
AND  List of Program Option Courses:
 

A total of 288 credit points in accordance with the program structure as shown below. 

If you do not successfully complete a course or you have taken a leave of absence, then you are strongly advised to contact your Program Manager for academic advice. Your individual circumstances will be considered and an individual study plan can be developed, aligning with University policies and procedures. 

If you wish to deviate from the structure as set out below, you must first contact the Program Manager for academic advice. Deviation from the program structure without approval will affect your ability to graduate.


Please note that all courses listed may not be available each semester.

 
Other things you should be aware of when following the program structure below:

  • Face-to-face (FF) classes require classroom attendance.
  • Internet (IN or INT) classes are taught online.

Courses can be offered in face-to-face (FF) mode, internet (IN) mode, or be co-coded (both IN and FF). Be sure to choose the delivery mode that best suits your timetable. If the course is co-coded, choose the mode that best suits you.

  • Intensive (ISV) classes do not have classes every week, and instead classes may run over several weekends or Fri-Sat-Sun.
  • WFF refers to a Work Integrated Learning (Practical Placement) course. Do not enrol in any WFF courses until your final year, unless you have approval from the Work Integrated Learning coordinator. 
  • WBOH refers to a Work Integrated Learning (Practical Placement) course, associated with a Bridge of Hope Innocence Initative. Courses associated with the Bridge of Hope Innocence Initative involve an application process. Do not enrol in any WBOH courses until your final year, or unless you have approval from the Work Integrated Learning coordinator. 

 


Semester timetabling

Some courses are offered in both Semester 1 and 2, but you will only need to study it once. Please seek advice from your Program Manager about which offering would be most suitable.

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Year One of Program

Complete the following Seven (7) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Introduction to Law12HUSO2235City Campus2323 (FF)
Introduction to Criminal Psychology12JUST2323City Campus2329 (FF)
Foundations of Criminology12SOCU2064City Campus2326 (FF)
Introduction to Criminal Justice12JUST2273City Campus2330 (FF)
Foundations of Policing12YesJUST2254City Campus2338 (FF)
Criminological Theory12YesSOCU2119City Campus2336 (FF)
Criminal Law12YesHUSO2231City Campus2340 (FF)
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from any:

University Elective
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

Complete the following Six (6) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

International Human Rights and Law12YesPOLI1068City Campus2328 (FF)
Policy for Justice12YesSOCU2293City Campus2334 (FF)
Corrections12POLI1076City Campus2327 (FF)
Foundations of Social Research12YesHUSO2166City Campus2588 (FF)2179 (FF)
Crime Prevention12YesJUST2237City Campus2339 (FF)
Global Crime12SOCU2235City Campus2335 (FF)
AND
{

Select and Complete Two (2) courses from a chosen Minor. Please refer to the list of Minors at the end of this program structure.

OR

Select and Complete Two (2) Program Option Courses or an alternative negotiated with the Program Manager. Please refer to the list of Program Option Courses at the end of this program structure.

}
 
AND

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Year Three of Program

Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Contemporary Organisational Practices12HUSO1213City Campus2324 (FF)
2325 (INT)
2332 (FF)
2333 (INT)
Contemporary Criminology12YesSOCU2116City Campus2337 (FF)
Professional Ethics and Conduct12JUST2257City Campus2331 (FF)
Justice and Legal Internship24YesHWSS2181City Campus2354 (WBOH)
2810 (WFF)
2353 (WBOH)
2738 (WFF)
AND
{

Select and Complete Two (2) Courses from same minor chosen in year two. Please refer to the list of Minors at the end of this program structure:

OR

Select and Complete Two (2) Program Option Courses or an alternative negotiated with the Program Manager. Please refer to the list of Program Option courses at the end of this program structure.

}
AND

Select and Complete One (1) course from any:

University Elective
 
AND

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List of Minors:

Minor: Civil Law

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Civil Obligations12YesJUST2315City Campus2342 (FF)
Civil Procedure12SOCU2094City Campus2337 (FF)
Information Law and Society12HUSO2342City Campus2341 (FF)
Evidence and Proof in Litigation12YesJUST2270City Campus2334 (FF)
Labour Relations Law12YesJUST2316City Campus2335 (FF)
Family, Society and the Law12SOCU2096City Campus3253 (FF)
Welfare Law12SOCU2097City Campus2724 (FF)
OR

Minor: Corrections

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Alcohol and/or Other Drugs Interventions12HWSS2171City Campus2625 (FF)
Case Management Practice12YesSOCU2114City Campus2362 (WFF)
Comparative Criminal Justice Systems12HUSO2225City Campus2385 (FF)
Working with Clients with Co-existing disorders12YesHWSS2172City Campus2583 (FF)
Youth Justice Systems12YesHWSS2117City Campus2377 (FF)
OR

Minor: Courts

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Alternative Dispute Resolution12HWSS1144City Campus2332 (FF)
Civil Procedure12SOCU2094City Campus2337 (FF)
Evidence and Proof in Litigation12YesJUST2270City Campus2334 (FF)
OR

Minor: Critical Criminology

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Crimes of the Powerful12JUST2327City Campus2380 (FF)
Criminal Behaviour Analysis12YesSOCU2253City Campus2363 (FF)
Deviance, Control and Conflict12HUSO2120City Campus2375 (FF)
Digital Criminology: Crime and Justice in Digital Society12INTE2079City Campus2387 (FF)
2388 (INT)
Sex, Gender and Justice12JUST2325City Campus2379 (FF)
Terrorism and Society12YesPOLI1062City Campus2389 (FF)
OR

Minor:Dispute Resolution

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Understanding Conflict and Mediation12YesHWSS2157City Campus2333 (FF)
Alternative Dispute Resolution12HWSS1144City Campus2332 (FF)
Family, Society and the Law12SOCU2096City Campus3253 (FF)
Labour Relations Law12YesJUST2316City Campus2335 (FF)
OR

Minor: Gendered Violence

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Case Management Practice12YesSOCU2114City Campus2362 (WFF)
Family, Society and the Law12SOCU2096City Campus3253 (FF)
Preventing Violence Against Women12JUST2340City Campus2381 (FF)
Responding to Family Violence: In Justice and Community Settings12JUST2341City Campus2382 (FF)
Sex, Gender and Justice12JUST2325City Campus2379 (FF)
Working with Violence and Abuse12YesHWSS2158City Campus2532 (FF)
OR

Minor: International Security

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Comparative Criminal Justice Systems12HUSO2225City Campus2385 (FF)
Crimes of the Powerful12JUST2327City Campus2380 (FF)
Digital Criminology: Crime and Justice in Digital Society12INTE2079City Campus2387 (FF)
2388 (INT)
Global History and Security12SOCU1026City Campus2199 (FF)
Introduction to Global Security12POLI1110City Campus2320 (FF)
Rethinking Global Security,War and Violence12HUSO2316City Campus2328 (FF)
Terrorism and Society12YesPOLI1062City Campus2389 (FF)
OR

Minor: Policing

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Evidence and Proof in Litigation12YesJUST2270City Campus2334 (FF)
Forensic Interviewing12JUST1117City Campus2362 (FF)
Drug Related Crime12YesHUSO2228City Campus2376 (FF)
OR

Minor: Social Justice

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Applied Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples12HUSO2301City Campus2378 (WFF)
Australian Society in a Global Context12HUSO1207City Campus2601 (FF)
Homelessness: Contemporary Themes, Policy and Practice12YesHWSS2227City Campus2603 (FF)
Indigenous Peoples and the Environment12ENVI1048City Campus2588 (FF)
Indigenous Studies12HUSO1296City Campus2542 (FF)
Power and Governance12POLI1025City Campus2336 (FF)
Public Policy12POLI1066City Campus2559 (FF)2544 (FF)
Race and Racism12YesHUSO1182City Campus2325 (FF)
Sociology of Law12SOCU2095City Campus2338 (FF)
Welfare Law12SOCU2097City Campus2724 (FF)
 
AND

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List of Program Option Courses:

Program Option Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Alcohol and/or Other Drugs Interventions12HWSS2171City Campus2625 (FF)
Alternative Dispute Resolution12HWSS1144City Campus2332 (FF)
Applied Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples12HUSO2301City Campus2378 (WFF)
Case Management Practice12YesSOCU2114City Campus2362 (WFF)
Civil Obligations12YesJUST2315City Campus2342 (FF)
Civil Procedure12SOCU2094City Campus2337 (FF)
Comparative Criminal Justice Systems12HUSO2225City Campus2385 (FF)
Criminal Behaviour Analysis12YesSOCU2253City Campus2363 (FF)
Digital Criminology: Crime and Justice in Digital Society12INTE2079City Campus2387 (FF)
2388 (INT)
Crimes of the Powerful12JUST2327City Campus2380 (FF)
Deviance, Control and Conflict12HUSO2120City Campus2375 (FF)
Drug Related Crime12YesHUSO2228City Campus2376 (FF)
Evidence and Proof in Litigation12YesJUST2270City Campus2334 (FF)
Family, Society and the Law12SOCU2096City Campus3253 (FF)
Forensic Interviewing12JUST1117City Campus2362 (FF)
Homelessness: Contemporary Themes, Policy and Practice12YesHWSS2227City Campus2603 (FF)
Indigenous Studies12HUSO1296City Campus2542 (FF)
Information Law and Society12HUSO2342City Campus2341 (FF)
Intercultural Communication12SOCU1025City Campus2207 (FF)
International Criminal Justice Systems12HWSS2161City Campus3394 (WFF)
3395 (WBOH)
3341 (WFF)
3342 (WBOH)
Labour Relations Law12YesJUST2316City Campus2335 (FF)
Power and Governance12POLI1025City Campus2336 (FF)
Preventing Violence Against Women12JUST2340City Campus2381 (FF)
Professional Internship12HWSS2156City Campus2386 (WFF)
3318 (WBOH)
2383 (WFF)
3272 (WBOH)
Public Policy12POLI1066City Campus2559 (FF)2544 (FF)
Responding to Family Violence: In Justice and Community Settings12JUST2341City Campus2382 (FF)
Sex, Gender and Justice12JUST2325City Campus2379 (FF)
Sociology of Law12SOCU2095City Campus2338 (FF)
Terrorism and Society12YesPOLI1062City Campus2389 (FF)
Understanding Conflict and Mediation12YesHWSS2157City Campus2333 (FF)
Welfare Law12SOCU2097City Campus2724 (FF)
Working with Clients with Co-existing disorders12YesHWSS2172City Campus2583 (FF)
Youth Justice Systems12YesHWSS2117City Campus2377 (FF)
University Elective
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Program Manager

Robin Cameron
Ph: +61 3  9925 2721
Email: robin.cameron@rmit.edu.au
Office: Building 37, Level 4, Room 9

 

Administrative Enquiries:

RMIT Connect Student Portal - https://rmit.service-now.com/connect
School of Global, Urban and Social Studies 
Building 37, Level 3, Room 11 
411 Swanston Street Melbourne, 3000

 

Program Structure Changes

In 2017, the program structure for the Bachelor of Criminal Justice was updated. All students will be enrolled in the updated program structure effective Semester 1, 2017.

If you are a returning student who commenced prior to 2017 you will be provided with a study plan and a transition map detailing the changes. All courses successfully completed in the old structure will be recognised in the new structure.

If you are undertaking a reduced load or have not satisfactorily completed some of your courses, are on Leave of Absence (LOA), or have deferred studies, you will not be disadvantaged by the change of program structure. You will not incur any extra costs or be required to complete extra credit points as a result of this change in program structure, as long as you follow your individual transition plan.

All students are welcome to individual academic advisement and confirmation of your requirements for completion of the program. Please contact the Program Manager or jladmin@rmit.edu.au to arrange this.

Timetabling

Please go to the Class timetables web page to access timetabling information.

 

Material fees

Some courses and programs have material fees (fees for field trips, goods or services) associated with them. In most cases these charges are not compulsory, but are levied by the teaching school for materials they purchase on your behalf for use in your studies. Go to the Material Fees web page to check the material fees for your program and courses.

Enrolment

For more information about enrolment at RMIT University, please go to the Enrolment home page.

*Semester 1 classes generally commence in February and Semester 2 classes generally commence in July. Please contact your school for more information about specific class start days.

Policies

For more information about other RMIT University policies, please go to the Policies web site.

Student Electives

University Electives are available to Undergraduate students, and in selected Postgraduate programs.

Information about University Elective courses at RMIT is available on the University Electives web site.

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