BP295 - Bachelor of Criminology and Psychology

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RMIT program code: BP295
Plan name: Bachelor of Criminology and Psychology
Plan code: BP295P16
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 077658K

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2021 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 Program Option Courses:
 

You must complete a total of 288 credit points in line with the program structure as listed below.

If you have credit from prior study, fail a course, want to go on exchange, or take leave of absence, it is highly recommended that you contact your Program Manager for academic advice before altering your enrolment.

Please note that the Psychology courses have prerequisites that you must meet. For example, you must complete the first year Psychology courses before you can enrol into second year Psychology courses.

If you are unsure about your enrolment, please contact your Program Manager for advice, or log an enquiry through RMIT Connect.

 

Other information you should be aware of:
If you wish to study additional courses that are not part of your program, you will be unable to study those additional courses and receive Commonwealth support. This is because the additional courses do not contribute towards your degree.  See here for further information.

Class numbers:

There may be more than one class number listed for a course; for example, if there is more than one mode for the course (Internet or Face to Face), there will be more than one class number. You only need to select one class number. Please select the most appropriate mode for you.

 

Delivery modes:

  • FF - Face to Face
  • IN - Internet
  • CITY - Course taught in the city
  • 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 BOH courses until your final year, or unless you have approval from the Work Integrated Learning coordinator.
  • 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.
  • Dual mode Combination of Internet and Face-to-Face.

 

Semester Timetabling:

Please note, some courses are offered in both semesters. You only need to enrol into it once. Choose the semester that best suits your timetable.

 

Course Availability

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

 

Courses Offered At More Than One Campus

Please note that some Psychology courses may be offered at both the Bundoora and City campuses. BP295 students should enrol into the City offerings of the Psychology courses as indicated by (CITY) next to the class numbers. Please ensure that you are selecting the correct course code and campus offering when enrolling.

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Year One of Program

Full time students with no exemptions:

In Year One (1), you must complete seven (7) Core and one (1) Program Option course.

Part time students with no exemptions:

Part time students can enrol into one (1) or two (2) courses per semester. Please ensure that you have met the prerequisites for the psychology courses before enrolling into them. Please contact your Program Manager to discuss an appropriate enrolment plan.

Please note: some courses are offered in both semesters. You only need to enrol into it once. Choose the semester that best suits your timetable.

Complete the following Seven (7) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Introduction to Criminal Psychology 12 JUST2323 City Campus 2076 (FF)
Foundations of Criminology 12 SOCU2064 City Campus 2080 (FF)
Foundations of Psychology 12 BESC1126 City Campus 2248
Introduction to Law 12 HUSO2235 City Campus 2282 (FF)
Criminological Theory 12 SOCU2119 City Campus 2052 (FF)
Principles of Psychology 12 BESC1123 City Campus 2223
Intercultural Communication 12 SOCU1025 City Campus 2679 (FF)
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Program Option Course or an alternative negotiated with the Program Manager. Please refer to the list of Program Option Courses at the end of this program structure:

Program Option Courses
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

Full time students with no exemptions:

In Year Two (2), you must complete six (6) Core and one (1) Elective and one (1) Program Option course.

Part time students with no exemptions:

Part time students can enrol into one (1) or two (2) courses per semester. Please ensure that you have met the prerequisites for the psychology courses before enrolling into them. Please contact your Program Manager to discuss an appropriate enrolment plan.

Complete the following Seven (6) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Biological Psychology 12 Yes BESC1190 City Campus 2265
Developmental Psychology 12 Yes BESC1182 City Campus 2264
Research Methods in Psychology 12 Yes BESC1449 City Campus 2266
Social Psychology 12 Yes BESC1186 City Campus 2242
Cognitive Psychology 12 Yes BESC1178 City Campus 2241
Forensic Interviewing 12 JUST1117 City Campus 2146 (FF)
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from any:

University Elective
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Program Option Course or an alternative negotiated with the Program Manager. Please refer to the list of Program of Option Courses at the end of this program structure:

Program Option Courses
 
AND

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Year Three of Program

Full time students with no exemptions:

In Year Three (3), you must complete seven (7) Core and one (1) Elective.

Part time students with no exemptions:

Part time students can enrol into one (1) or two (2) courses per semester. Please ensure that you have met the prerequisites for the psychology courses before enrolling into them. Please contact your Program Manager to discuss an appropriate enrolment plan.

Complete the following Seven (7) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Case Management Practice 12 SOCU2114 City Campus 2167 (FF)
Forensic Psychology 12 Yes BESC1429 City Campus 2267
Philosophy and Methodology of Psychology 12 Yes BESC1437 City Campus 2269
Professional Practices in Psychology 12 Yes BESC1453 City Campus 2270
Criminal Behaviour Analysis 12 Yes SOCU2253 City Campus 2147 (FF)
Psychological Assessment and Individual Differences 12 Yes BESC1433 City Campus 2244
Psychopathology and Models of Intervention 12 Yes BESC1445 City Campus 2245
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from:

University Elective
 
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

Alternative Dispute Resolution 12 HWSS1144 City Campus 2090 (FF)
Civil Procedure 12 SOCU2094 City Campus 2099 (FF)
Comparative Criminal Justice Systems 12 HUSO2225 City Campus 2582 (FF)
Corrections 12 POLI1076 City Campus 2079 (FF)
Crime Prevention 12 Yes JUST2237 City Campus 2049 (FF)
Criminal Behaviour Analysis 12 Yes SOCU2253 City Campus 2147 (FF)
Criminal Law 12 Yes HUSO2231 City Campus 2073 (FF)
Family, Society and the Law 12 SOCU2096 City Campus 2079 (FF)
Foundations of Policing 12 JUST2254 City Campus 2050 (FF)
Global Crime 12 SOCU2235 City Campus 2053 (FF)
Indigenous Studies 12 HUSO1296 City Campus 2489 (FF)
Information Law and Society 12 HUSO2342 City Campus 2075 (FF)
International Human Rights and Law 12 POLI1068 City Campus 2078 (FF)
Introduction to Criminal Justice 12 JUST2273 City Campus 2075 (FF)
Labour Relations Law 12 Yes JUST2316 City Campus 2095 (FF)
Professional Ethics and Conduct 12 JUST2257 City Campus 2074 (FF)
Psychology of Everyday Thinking 12 BESC1071 City Campus 2246
Psychology of Social Life 12 BESC1072 City Campus 2224
Sociology of Law 12 SOCU2095 City Campus 2100 (FF)
Understanding Conflict and Mediation 12 Yes HWSS2157 City Campus 2091 (FF)
Understanding Personality 12 BESC1403 City Campus 2271
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Program Manager

Dr Brianna Chesser
Email: brianna.chesser@rmit.edu.au 
Phone: +61 3 9925 9238
Location: B037 F04 R020

Administrative Enquiries:

RMIT Connect Student Portal - https://rmit.service-now.com/connect

School of Global, Urban and Social Studies
360 Swanston Street, Melbourne 3000
B008 F10 R047

Timetabling

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

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