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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2018 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 Campus1848 (FF)
Introduction to Criminal Psychology12JUST2323City Campus1847 (FF)
Foundations of Criminology12SOCU2064City Campus1838 (FF)
Introduction to Criminal Justice12JUST2273City Campus1846 (FF)
Foundations of Policing12YesJUST2254City Campus1749 (FF)
Criminological Theory12YesSOCU2119City Campus1743 (FF)
Intercultural Communication12SOCU1025City Campus1636 (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 Campus1844 (FF)
Law and Justice Policy12YesSOCU2293City Campus2690 (FF)
Corrections12POLI1076City Campus1817 (FF)
Foundations of Social Research12YesHUSO2166City Campus1767 (FF)1953 (FF)
Crime Prevention12YesJUST2237City Campus1736 (FF)
Global Crime12SOCU2235City Campus1750 (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 Campus2027 (FF)
2142 (INT)
Contemporary Criminology12YesSOCU2116City Campus1735 (FF)
Professional Ethics and Conduct12JUST2257City Campus1864 (INT)
Justice and Legal Internship24YesHWSS2181City Campus1854 (WFF)
1855 (WBOH)
1759 (WFF)
1760 (WBOH)
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 Law12YesJUST2315City Campus1731 (FF)
Civil Procedure12SOCU2094City Campus1813 (FF)
Information Law and Society12HUSO2342City Campus1753 (FF)
Evidence and Proof in Litigation12YesJUST2270City Campus1830 (FF)
Labour Relations Law12YesJUST2316City Campus1856 (FF)
Family, Society and the Law12SOCU2096City Campus3358 (FF)
OR

Minor: Criminal Law

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Criminal Law12YesHUSO2231City Campus1742 (FF)
Evidence and Proof in Litigation12YesJUST2270City Campus1830 (FF)
OR

Minor: Corrections

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Community Based Corrections12JUST2309City Campus1733 (FF)
Case Management Practice12YesSOCU2114City Campus1811 (FF)
Comparative Criminal Justice Systems12HUSO2225City Campus1816 (FF)
OR

Minor: Courts

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Civil Procedure12SOCU2094City Campus1813 (FF)
Evidence and Proof in Litigation12YesJUST2270City Campus1830 (FF)
Arbitration12YesJUST2326City Campus1809 (FF)
Alternative Dispute Resolution12HWSS1144City Campus1807 (FF)
OR

Minor: Critical Criminology

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Crimes of the Powerful12JUST2327City Campus1820 (FF)
Sex, Gender and Justice12JUST2325City Campus1775 (FF)
Criminal Behaviour Analysis12YesSOCU2253City Campus1738 (FF)
Miscarriages of Justice12YesJUST2339City Campus1764 (FF)
1765 (INT)
OR

Minor:Dispute Resolution

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Understanding Conflict and Mediation12YesHWSS2157City Campus1907 (FF)
Alternative Dispute Resolution12HWSS1144City Campus1807 (FF)
Arbitration12YesJUST2326City Campus1809 (FF)
Family, Society and the Law12SOCU2096City Campus3358 (FF)
Labour Relations Law12YesJUST2316City Campus1856 (FF)
OR

Minor: Gendered Violence

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Sex, Gender and Justice12JUST2325City Campus1775 (FF)
Responding to Family Violence: In Justice and Community Settings12JUST2341City Campus1773 (FF)
Case Management Practice12YesSOCU2114City Campus1811 (FF)
Working with Violence and Abuse12YesHWSS2158City Campus2200 (FF)
OR

Minor: Indigenous Specialisation

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Indigenous Peoples and the Environment12ENVI1048City Campus2082 (FF)
Indigenous Policy12POLI1102City Campus1957 (FF)
Indigenous Studies12HUSO1296City Campus1777 (FF)
OR

Minor: International Security

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

International Policing12YesJUST2248City Campus1843 (INT)
Customs and Border Security12JUST2300City Campus1745 (INT)
Comparative Criminal Justice Systems12HUSO2225City Campus1816 (FF)
Crimes of the Powerful12JUST2327City Campus1820 (FF)
OR

Minor: Policing

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Evidence and Proof in Litigation12YesJUST2270City Campus1830 (FF)
International Policing12YesJUST2248City Campus1843 (INT)
Forensic Interviewing12JUST1117City Campus3581 (FF)
OR

Minor: Social Justice

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Power and Governance12POLI1025City Campus1860 (FF)
The Sociology of Drug Use12HUSO2201City Campus1807 (FF)
Sociology of Law12SOCU2095City Campus1904 (FF)
OR

Minor: Youth Justice

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Case Management Practice12YesSOCU2114City Campus1811 (FF)
Family, Society and the Law12SOCU2096City Campus3358 (FF)
 
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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

Alternative Dispute Resolution12HWSS1144City Campus1807 (FF)
Arbitration12YesJUST2326City Campus1809 (FF)
Case Management Practice12YesSOCU2114City Campus1811 (FF)
Civil Law12YesJUST2315City Campus1731 (FF)
Civil Procedure12SOCU2094City Campus1813 (FF)
Community Based Corrections12JUST2309City Campus1733 (FF)
Comparative Criminal Justice Systems12HUSO2225City Campus1816 (FF)
Criminal Behaviour Analysis12YesSOCU2253City Campus1738 (FF)
Crimes of the Powerful12JUST2327City Campus1820 (FF)
Criminal Law12YesHUSO2231City Campus1742 (FF)
Customs and Border Security12JUST2300City Campus1745 (INT)
Evidence and Proof in Litigation12YesJUST2270City Campus1830 (FF)
Family, Society and the Law12SOCU2096City Campus3358 (FF)
Forensic Interviewing12JUST1117City Campus3581 (FF)
Indigenous Policy12POLI1102City Campus1957 (FF)
Indigenous Studies12HUSO1296City Campus1777 (FF)
Information Law and Society12HUSO2342City Campus1753 (FF)
International Policing12YesJUST2248City Campus1843 (INT)
International Criminal Justice Systems12HWSS2161City Campus1850 (WFF)
1851 (WBOH)
1755 (WFF)
1756 (WBOH)
Labour Relations Law12YesJUST2316City Campus1856 (FF)
Miscarriages of Justice12YesJUST2339City Campus1764 (FF)
1765 (INT)
Power and Governance12POLI1025City Campus1860 (FF)
Professional Internship12HWSS2156City Campus1865 (WFF)
1866 (WBOH)
1768 (WFF)
1769 (WBOH)
Responding to Family Violence: In Justice and Community Settings12JUST2341City Campus1773 (FF)
Sex, Gender and Justice12JUST2325City Campus1775 (FF)
The Sociology of Drug Use12HUSO2201City Campus1807 (FF)
Sociology of Law12SOCU2095City Campus1904 (FF)
Understanding Conflict and Mediation12YesHWSS2157City Campus1907 (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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