Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology)/Bachelor of Criminology and Justice
UniSC - University of the Sunshine Coast - Sunshine Coast

Course outline

You’ll explore the psychological dimensions of crime and crime-related applications of psychology. This double degree will give you an in-depth understanding of the motivations and consequences of criminal behaviour, as well as crime-related applications of psychology. You’ll learn about human behaviour, including cognitive, social, perceptual, physiological, intercultural, Indigenous and abnormal psychologies, understand legal institutions and processes, and examine fair and effective methods of crime prevention, and learn how to research crime-related issues and develop problem solving skills. Choose from specialist courses in criminal profiling and intelligence, youth justice and restorative justice, homicide and forensic science, and more. Graduates can apply for further study to become a registered psychologist, clinical psychologist or pursue an academic career. For more information, visit Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology)/Bachelor of Criminology and Justice at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.

Other requirements

The Inherent Academic Requirements of a program are those fundamental skills, capabilities and knowledge that students must be able to demonstrate in order to achieve the essential learning outcomes of the program, while maintaining the academic integrity of that program. For information, visit Inherent Academic Requirements on the UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast website.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast and for this course, refer to UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast’s website.

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
English
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

97.20

72.65

53.00

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

75.90

55.30

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

9

5

<5*

9

0

23

<5*

51

Percentage of all students

17.7%

9.8%

<5*

17.7%

0.0%

45.1%

<5*

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

Law enforcement, crime victim support services, intelligence, custodial corrections officer, community corrections officer, criminologist/crime researcher, security/intelligence analyst, probation and parole officer, criminal justice policy officer, child safety officer, criminal justice advocate, human resource manager, youth support officer, disability support officer, customs and border protection officer.

Course Code
011231
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$12146 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Humanities and social sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Sunshine Coast