Diploma of Justice Studies (Subject to final approval.)
TAFE Queensland - Springfield

Course outline

This course is perfect for people pursuing a career in the crime and justice sector. This course equips students with the advanced skills to work effectively within the crime and justice sector. Students will develop an innovative understanding of justice-related areas including legislation and legal frameworks, social justice, crime and corrections. This course has been designed in conjunction with industry practitioners from the Queensland Police Service, The Department of Justice and Attorney General, Australian Federal Police, Queensland Corrective Services, Brisbane City Council and Australian Border Force.


Applicants offered a place in this course who are not eligible for a subsidised enrolment will pay full fee. VET Student Loans may be available to eligible applicants for study in the diploma, refer to tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html for information.

Fee notes

For information regarding TAFE Queensland course fees, VET Student Loans, FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP visit tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html or telephone 1300 308 233. For combined TAFE Queensland/university courses, refer to entry under university for higher education component.


Completion of Year 12 or attained Year 12 leaving age

Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 and 4, C) or successful completion of a Certificate IV in Justice Studies or similar level qualification. Successful applicants may be required to complete the Certificate IV in Justice Studies or equivalent before progressing to the diploma.

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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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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Career opportunities

Australian border force officer, protective services officer, paralegal /legal administrator, court services officer, corrections officer, police officer (state or federal), youth justice roles, private investigator, local/state government investigator, government administrator.

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Course Duration

1 year On campus with some online