Bachelor of Justice
- It offers career paths in law enforcement, government and private-sector intelligence and security agencies, crime prevention agencies, and in criminal and social justice industries.
- The course is highly regarded by investigative and regulatory agencies such as the Australian Federal Police and Queensland Police Service.
- Undertake a work placement in a range of community and government organizations to gain real justice industry connections
- Learn from the best with lecturers from industry and regular guest lecturers
- Flexible study options. Choose from full-time or part-time, on-campus or online, or a combination of delivery options.
- Join our Career Mentor Scheme to be partnered with an industry contact for career advice and guidance.
- Undertake combined studies in criminology, policing, policy, and governance along with additional studies in law, psychology, forensic sciences, management, and Indigenous knowledge.
Why choose this course?
If you want to make a difference and pursue a career where no two days are the same, this course is the right choice for you. The possibilities are endless for building a stimulating career in the community—not just behind a desk. You will graduate job-ready by exploring the most recent theory and practice of social justice, and gain problem-solving, analytical, and applied computer skills that are relevant to the workplace. The program adopts a multidisciplinary approach, drawing upon criminology, policing, policy, governance, intelligence, sociology, law, psychology, and ethics.
The course is consistently refreshed to meet the needs of the community, government, and police agencies for skilled staff. You will also benefit from academic staff who have worked in these areas and bring real-life examples and experience to your learning. At a theoretical level, you will engage with the concepts of social justice, human rights, and equality to understand the way in which society defines, policies, and punishes criminal behaviors.
You will have the chance to form industry links in a professional placement unit, undertaking a project at an external organization. Previously students worked with Queensland Corrections, completed a project in the Office of the State Coroner, and gained experience in the Office of the Information Commissioner. Many placements are funded to cover flights and other out-of-pocket expenses.
Gardens Point campus is located in Brisbane's city centre, beside the Brisbane River and adjacent to the City Botanic Gardens and Queensland Parliament House. At the centre of the campus is the Old Government House which was built in 1862 and re-opened in 2009.The faculties of Business, Law, and Science and Engineering are based at this campus.
Application Processing Time in Days: 40
Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
Job Opportunity Potential
Careers and outcomes
Justice offers extensive career paths in areas that make a real difference in our community. Career pathways include policing, customs, community outreach, child and family services, correctional rehabilitation, mediation, outreach programs, intelligence, defense, insurance and banking investigation, youth justice, Indigenous justice, community legal services, and policy and adviser roles within a range of state and federal government departments.
Past graduates have developed successful careers in state and federal law enforcement, correctional services, private security, defense services, foreign aid programs, customs, Australian Security Intelligence Organisation, and Scotland Yard, and have worked on social and justice policies for government and non-government organizations. Others have become criminologists, contributed to women’s, youth and children’s advocacy, or worked in the areas of human rights and anti-discrimination.
- Aid Work Manager
- Community Corrections Officer
- Community Worker
- Corrective Services Officer
- Customs Officer
- Disability Services Worker
- Family Services Officer
- Government Officer
- Health Policy Officer
- Health Privacy Officer
- Information Officer
- Ministerial policy adviser
- Police Officer (Australian Federal)
- Police Officer (State)
- Policy Officer
- Policy analyst
- Program Leader
- Program Manager
- Senior police officer
- Youth Worker
- Students who graduate with a Bachelors's degree are eligible for a 2-year work visa.
Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
- Senior/Higher Secondary School Certificate/Pre-University certificate from QUT recognized state education boards with an overall average of 75% in best five academic subjects (2 languages and 3 academic subjects), excluding physical education.
- Indian School Certificate academic stream awarded by CISCE with an overall average of 60% in the best five academic subjects (two languages and three academic subjects), excluding physical education.
- All India Senior School Certificate academic stream awarded by CBSE with an overall average of 60% in the best five academic subjects (two languages and three academic subjects), excluding physical education.
- Course Code: 006117E
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Bachelors/UG Degree
- Duration: 03 Year
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
Application Fee: 100 AUD
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