MC223 - Master of Justice and Criminology

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RMIT program code: MC223
Plan name: Master of Justice and Criminology
Plan code: MC223
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 079595D

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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  Justice Studies Option Courses
 
  • Twelve (12) core courses.
  • Three (3) electives, as specified in the program structure. Your electives should be selected from the elective streams set out in the program structure.

Please note that all courses listed may not be available each semester. Program option courses and electives, in particular, are rotated and may not be available every year.

 

Delivery modes:

  • Face-to-face (FF) classes require classroom attendance.
  • Internet (IN or INT) classes are taught online.
  • Intensive (ISV) classes do not have classes every week, and instead they may run classes over several weekends or Fri-Sat-Sun.
  • WIL refers to a Work Integrated Learning (Practical Placement) course. Do not enrol in any WIL courses until your final year, unless you have approval from the Work Integrated Learning coordinator.
  • BOH 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.

Courses can be offered in face-to-face (FF), internet (IN), or co-coded (both IN and FF) modes.  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.

 

Cognate Students

If you think you have completed a cognate (related) program, please refer to this link for more information: http://www.rmit.edu.au/handbook/mc223auscy

 

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Year One of Program

You must complete:

  • Seven (7) core courses.
  • One (1) elective. Your elective should be selected from the list under Justice Studies Option Courses. 

 

Twice Yearly Offerings

Some courses are offered twice. You only need to complete them once. Please note that some courses may be offered online in one semester and face to face in the other semester.

Complete the following Seven (7) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Criminal Justice Systems12JUST2313City Campus2345 (FF)
2346 (INT)
2347 (INT)
Foundations of Law12JUST2314City Campus2347 (FF)
2348 (INT)
2350 (INT)
Introduction to Criminology12YesSOCU2291City Campus2352 (FF)
2353 (INT)
2344 (INT)
Policy Making12POLI1052City Campus2349 (WFF)
Justice Management12BUSM3206City Campus2343 (INT)
Applied Research in Criminological Settings12YesJUST2330City Campus2351 (FF)
2352 (INT)
Policy Making and Indigenous Peoples12POLI1112City Campus2361 (FF)
AND

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

 
AND

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Year Two of Program

You must complete:

  • Five (5) core courses.
  • Two (2) electives. Your electives must be selected from the list below.

 

Twice Yearly Offerings

Some courses are offered twice. You only need to complete them once. Please note that some courses may be offered online in one semester and face to face in the other semester.

 

Complete the following Five (5) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Law and Justice Policy12SOCU2073City Campus2350 (FF)
2351 (INT)
Critical Criminology12YesJUST2264City Campus2341 (FF)
2342 (INT)
Introduction to Program Evaluation12HWSS2226City Campus2340 (FF)
3235 (INT)
Justice Innovation12YesJUST2333City Campus2348 (FF)
2349 (INT)
Justice Research Project24YesJUST2312City Campus2343 (WFF)
2344 (WINT)
3312 (WBOH)
2345 (WFF)
2346 (WINT)
3264 (WBOH)
AND

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

 
AND

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Justice Studies Option Courses

Please note: for students interested in completing HUSO2350 Masters Minor Thesis you must complete either HUSO2079 Research Strategies - Social Sciences or JUST2330 Applied Research in Criminological Settings as a pre-requisite. 

If you have previously completed HUSO2079 Research Strategies - Social Sciences you will not be required to complete JUST2330 Applied Research in Criminological Settings. This also applies to JUST2312 Justice Research Project pre-requisites.

Justice Studies Option Course List:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Alternative Dispute Resolution12HWSS2214City Campus2590 (FF)
Case Management Practice12YesSOCU2115City Campus2382 (WFF)
Civil Law12JUST2317City Campus2368 (FF)
Civil Procedure12SOCU2270City Campus2383 (FF)
Comparative Criminal Justice Systems12HUSO2224City Campus2363 (FF)
Digital Criminology: Crime and Justice in Digital Society12INTE2400City Campus2367 (FF)
2368 (INT)
Criminal Law12YesHUSO2371City Campus2561 (FF)
Crimes of the Powerful12JUST2332City Campus2370 (FF)
Drug Related Crime12YesHUSO2227City Campus3347 (FF)
Evidence and Proof in Litigation12JUST2321City Campus2370 (FF)
Family, Society and the Law12SOCU2271City Campus2680 (FF)
Forensic Interviewing12JUST2322City Campus2369 (FF)
Foundations of Policing12YesJUST2253City Campus2367 (FF)
Information, Law and Society12HUSO2370City Campus2365 (FF)
Labour Relations Law12YesJUST2318City Campus2369 (FF)
Policy Futures12POLI1096City Campus2381 (FF)
Preventing Violence Against Women.12JUST2344City Campus2373 (FF)
Professional Internship12HWSS2186City Campus2803 (WBOH)
3314 (WFF)
2729 (WBOH)
3270 (WFF)
Research Strategies - Social Sciences12YesHUSO2079City Campus2636 (FF)
2637 (INT)
2590 (FF)
2591 (INT)
Responding to Family Violence: In Justice and Community Settings12JUST2342City Campus2372 (FF)
Sex, Gender and Justice12JUST2335City Campus2371 (FF)
Sociology of Law12SOCU2272City Campus2384 (FF)
Terrorism and Society12YesPOLI1060City Campus2378 (FF)
Understanding Conflict and Mediation12HWSS2216City Campus2366 (FF)
Youth Justice Systems12YesHWSS2116City Campus3348 (FF)
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Program Manager

Ruth Liston
Email: ruth.liston@rmit.edu.au
Ph: +61 3 9925 3799
Building 37, Level 4, Room 12C

 

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School of Global, Urban and Social Studies
Building 37, Level 3, Room 11
411 Swanston Street
Melbourne, 3000

Timetabling

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*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.

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