Master of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





1.5 years full-time
3 years part-time

Credit points


Indicative fee

Admission requirements

  • Any Bachelor degree or higher


Commencing in

OUA - Sessions 1 and 2

Why choose this program?

This degree is offered via Open Universities Australia. For further information, contact either of the following areas:

Postgraduate studies in criminology and criminal justice provide a pathway to professional advancement for those working in these fields. The courses are designed to provide an overview of criminological theory and research, the workings of the criminal justice system and allied organisations, insight into key policy debates and an understanding of research methods.

The courses introduce social and psychological explanations of crime, as well as contemporary debates in criminological theory. Beyond the core elements of the course in policing, community development, crime prevention, law and behaviour and social science research methods you will have the opportunity to study electives from criminal justice, research practice, policing, corrections and crime prevention.

Related programs

Code Program title Campus Intake
3225 Graduate Certificate in Criminology and Criminal Justice Online OUA - Sessions 1 and 2
5654 Master of Criminology and Criminal Justice (this program) Online OUA - Sessions 1 and 2

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

Open Learning fees

Standard open learning unit fees will apply. Contact Open Universities Australia (OUA) for details.