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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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 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.

 

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 Campus2329 (FF)
Foundations of Criminology12SOCU2064City Campus2326 (FF)
Foundations of Psychology12BESC1126City Campus2592
Introduction to Law12HUSO2235City Campus2323 (FF)
Criminological Theory12YesSOCU2119City Campus2336 (FF)
Principles of Psychology12BESC1123City Campus2579
Intercultural Communication12SOCU1025City Campus2207 (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 Psychology12YesBESC1190City Campus2593
Developmental Psychology12YesBESC1182City Campus2595
Research Methods in Psychology12YesBESC1449City Campus2594
Social Psychology12YesBESC1186City Campus2567
Cognitive Psychology12YesBESC1178City Campus2566
Forensic Interviewing12JUST1117City Campus2362 (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 Campus2362 (WFF)
Forensic Psychology12YesBESC1429City Campus2598
Philosophy and Methodology of Psychology12YesBESC1437City Campus2629
Professional Practices in Psychology12YesBESC1453City Campus2597
Criminal Behaviour Analysis12YesSOCU2253City Campus2363 (FF)
Psychological Assessment and Individual Differences12YesBESC1433City Campus2582
Psychopathology and Models of Intervention12YesBESC1445City Campus2570
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 Campus2332 (FF)
Civil Procedure12SOCU2094City Campus2337 (FF)
Comparative Criminal Justice Systems12HUSO2225City Campus2385 (FF)
Corrections12POLI1076City Campus2327 (FF)
Crime Prevention12YesJUST2237City Campus2339 (FF)
Criminal Behaviour Analysis12YesSOCU2253City Campus2363 (FF)
Criminal Law12YesHUSO2231City Campus2340 (FF)
Crimes of the Powerful12JUST2327City Campus2380 (FF)
Deviance, Control and Conflict12HUSO2120City Campus2375 (FF)
Digital Criminology: Crime and Justice in Digital Society12INTE2079City Campus2387 (FF)
2388 (INT)
Drug Related Crime12YesHUSO2228City Campus2376 (FF)
Family, Society and the Law12SOCU2096City Campus3253 (FF)
Foundations of Policing12YesJUST2254City Campus2338 (FF)
Global Crime12SOCU2235City Campus2335 (FF)
Indigenous Studies12HUSO1296City Campus2542 (FF)
Information Law and Society12HUSO2342City Campus2341 (FF)
International Human Rights and Law12YesPOLI1068City Campus2328 (FF)
Introduction to Criminal Justice12JUST2273City Campus2330 (FF)
International Criminal Justice Systems12HWSS2161City Campus3394 (WFF)
3395 (WBOH)
3341 (WFF)
3342 (WBOH)
Labour Relations Law12YesJUST2316City Campus2335 (FF)
Professional Ethics and Conduct12JUST2257City Campus2331 (FF)
Professional Internship12HWSS2156City Campus2386 (WFF)
3318 (WBOH)
2383 (WFF)
3272 (WBOH)
Psychology of Everyday Thinking12BESC1071City Campus2589
Psychology of Social Life12BESC1072City Campus2580
Sex, Gender and Justice12JUST2325City Campus2379 (FF)
Sociology of Law12SOCU2095City Campus2338 (FF)
Terrorism and Society12YesPOLI1062City Campus2389 (FF)
Understanding Conflict and Mediation12YesHWSS2157City Campus2333 (FF)
Understanding Personality12BESC1403City Campus2596
Welfare Law12SOCU2097City Campus2724 (FF)
Working with Clients with Co-existing disorders12YesHWSS2172City Campus2583 (FF)
Youth Justice Systems12YesHWSS2117City Campus2377 (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

 

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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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