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.
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.
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.
Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years
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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
ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors
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.
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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
Number of students
Percentage of all students
* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
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.
4 years Full time or 8 years Part time