Master of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Program code

5606

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

1.5 years full-time
3 years part-time

Credit points

120

Indicative fee

$21,000.00* per year (more)
* 2018 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Related Bachelor degree or higher

    (more)

Offered in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Next start date

Trimester 1, 2018 (more)

Applications close

Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Why choose this program?

This Masters program builds on the knowledge from the Graduate Certificate in Criminology and Criminal Justice and will equip you for leading roles in criminal justice fields, tackling current and emerging criminal justice problems. You will develop a deeper understanding of the problem of crime in contemporary Australian society and key criminological theories and issues. You will have the opportunity to specialise through elective courses that focus either on specific agency or crime issues.

Duration

The Master of Criminology and Criminal Justice offers a range of different durations depending on your previous studies:

If you have: You may be eligible to complete this program in:
Bachelor, related discipline 1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Bachelor Honours, related discipline
OR
Graduate Certificate in Criminology and Criminal Justice
1 year full-time or part-time equivalent (with 40 credit points of advanced standing)

Related programs

Code Program title Campus Intake
3152 Graduate Certificate in Criminology and Criminal Justice Online Trimester 1 and Trimester 2
5606 Master of Criminology and Criminal Justice (this program) Online Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Note: Progression through this program suite is dependent upon satisfying admission requirements.

Attendance information

This Masters program is offered full-time or part-time; on-campus or online. This program will be offered online only from Trimester 2-2017

As a full-time on-campus student, you will generally attend 12 hours of scheduled classes per week throughout the trimester. Classes may be scheduled during the day and evening throughout the week. For students studying on-campus, sufficient classes are timetabled in the evening to allow students in full-time employment to undertake the program on a part-time basis. Students undertaking the program by full-time study may be required to attend some evening classes. Program resources may be available via the internet.

Students studying online can expect the same time commitment, pro-rata depending on how many courses are being taken.

Students may take a reduced study load. You will be classed as a part-time student if you enrol in less than 30 credit points per trimester.

My career opportunities

You will be prepared for work in community health, corrections, crime prevention, criminal justice research organisations, customs, family services, justice administration and policy, law, local government, mental health, military services and policing.

Fee-paying postgraduate (domestic) students

Indicative annual tuition fee

The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time semesters/trimesters).

The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

Tuition fees
  • A fee-paying postgraduate student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the semester/trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the semester/trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Master of Criminology and Criminal Justice (5606)

Year of study Fee category/Band Fee per CP Tuition fee 80cp
2018 Fee Band 21.0 $262.50 $21,000.00
2017 FPPG Band 15B $256.25 $20,500.00
Tuition fees for your degree program
Changing programs

If a postgraduate student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the semester in which they are enrolled.

Further information