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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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 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 instance, you must complete the first year psychology courses before you can enrol into second year psychology courses.

 

Other information you should be aware of:

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

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 Psychology12JUST2323City Campus1847 (FF)
Foundations of Criminology12SOCU2064City Campus1838 (FF)
Foundations of Psychology12YesBESC1126City Campus1183 (CITY)
Introduction to Law12HUSO2235City Campus1848 (FF)
Criminological Theory12YesSOCU2119City Campus1743 (FF)
Principles of Psychology12YesBESC1123City Campus1190 (CITY)
Intercultural Communication12SOCU1025City Campus1636 (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 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 (6) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Biological Psychology12YesBESC1190City Campus1189
Developmental Psychology12YesBESC1182City Campus1188
Research Methods in Psychology12YesBESC1449City Campus1187
Social Psychology12YesBESC1186City Campus1194
Cognitive Psychology12YesBESC1178City Campus1193
Forensic Interviewing12JUST1117City Campus1836 (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

Complete the following Seven (7) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Case Management Practice12YesSOCU2114City Campus1811 (FF)
Forensic Psychology12YesBESC1429City Campus1194
Philosophy and Methodology of Psychology12YesBESC1437City Campus1191
Professional Practices in Psychology12YesBESC1453City Campus1190
Criminal Behaviour Analysis12YesSOCU2253City Campus1738 (FF)
Psychological Assessment and Individual Differences12YesBESC1433City Campus1196
Psychopathology and Models of Intervention12YesBESC1445City Campus1195
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 Resolution12HWSS1144City Campus1807 (FF)
Civil Procedure12SOCU2094City Campus1813 (FF)
Community Based Corrections12JUST2309City Campus1733 (FF)
Comparative Criminal Justice Systems12HUSO2225City Campus1816 (FF)
Corrections12POLI1076City Campus1817 (FF)
Crime Prevention12YesJUST2237City Campus1736 (FF)
Criminal Behaviour Analysis12YesSOCU2253City Campus1738 (FF)
Criminal Law12YesHUSO2231City Campus1742 (FF)
Crimes of the Powerful12JUST2327City Campus1820 (FF)
Customs and Border Security12YesJUST2300City Campus1745 (INT)
Family, Society and the Law12SOCU2096City Campus1832 (FF)
Foundations of Policing12YesJUST2254City Campus1749 (FF)
Global Crime12SOCU2235City Campus1750 (FF)
Indigenous Studies12HUSO1296City Campus1777 (FF)
Information Law and Society12HUSO2342City Campus1753 (FF)
International Human Rights and Law12YesPOLI1068City Campus1844 (FF)
International Policing12YesJUST2248City Campus1843 (INT)
Introduction to Criminal Justice12JUST2273City Campus1846 (FF)
Justice and Legal Field Project12HWSS2161City Campus1850 (WFF)
1851 (WBOH)
1755 (WFF)
1756 (WBOH)
Labour Relations Law12YesJUST2316City Campus1856 (FF)
Professional Ethics and Conduct12JUST2257City Campus1864 (INT)
Professional Internship12HWSS2156City Campus1865 (WFF)
1866 (WBOH)
1768 (WFF)
1769 (WBOH)
Psychology of Everyday Thinking12YesBESC1071City Campus1186 (CITY)
Psychology of Social Life12YesBESC1072City Campus1192 (CITY)
Sex, Gender and Justice12JUST2325City Campus1775 (FF)
The Sociology of Drug Use12HUSO2201City Campus1807 (FF)
Sociology of Law12SOCU2095City Campus1904 (FF)
Understanding Conflict and Mediation12YesHWSS2157City Campus1907 (FF)
Understanding Personality12YesBESC1403City Campus1196
Working with Clients with Co-existing disorders12YesHWSS2172City Campus2746 (FF)
Youth Justice Systems12YesHWSS2117City Campus1811 (FF)
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Program Manager

James Rowe
Ph: +61 3 9925 2319
Email: james.rowe@rmit.edu.au
Office: Building 37, Level 4, Room 18

 

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

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

 

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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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