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Associate Degree of Criminology and Criminal Justice
University of Southern Queensland - Online

Course outline

If you are you interested in studying crime, why crime occurs and responses to crime, and want to make a real difference to the people and communities affected by crime, USQ’s Associate Degree of Criminology and Criminal Justice has been designed to prepare you for a rewarding career within or connected with the criminal justice system. You will explore the nature and causes of crime, examine the function of the criminal justice system, and develop skills for researching crime and crime-related issues. Learn about current crime intervention and prevention strategies through the criminal justice system and external agencies, and benefit from opportunities to engage with professionals working within the criminal justice sector. You will have the option to obtain industry experience and develop work-ready skills that can be directly transferred to a wide range of roles. For more program information, visit <a href="https://www.usq.edu.au/study/degrees/associate-degree-of-criminology-and-criminal-justice
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Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to USQ’s website.

Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 and 4, C)

OP/Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of OP/Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2020

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Highest OP/Rank to receive an offer

Median OP/Rank to receive an offer

Lowest OP/Rank to receive an offer

OP/Rank excluding adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

OP/Rank including adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

Notes

* “<5" – indicates less than 5 OP/Rank based offers were made

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2020

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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 OP/Rank

Admitted where both OP/Rank and additional criteria were considered

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

International students

All students

Number of students

0

<5*

0

0

0

0

0

<5*

Percentage of all students

0.0%

<5*

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

100%

Notes

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

Career opportunities

Studies in criminology and criminal justice prepare students with relevant knowledge and skills for careers within the criminal justice system, child protection, crime research, strategic planning and development, policy development, security, research, government agencies, non-government organisations, and private enterprises.

Course Code
904215
Start Date

Offer rounds
,
Fee
CSP
Level of Qualification
Associate Degree
Study Area
Law
Study Mode
External
Course Duration

2 years External or 4 years External

 
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