This course combines key elements of studies in criminology, justice and criminal law. You develop an understanding of legal institutions and processes as well as theoretical and problem-solving approaches to current socio-legal issues and crime-related problems. Analytical skills are grounded in an appreciation of relevant ethical issues. Subjects explore issues in crime and justice; criminal profiling and intelligence; the investigative processes of homicide; working with victims and offenders; policies of crime prevention; as well as issues in policing, corrections and the criminal courts. For more information, visit Bachelor of Criminology and Justice at USC.
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 USC website.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for USC and for this course, refer to USC’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
Police, intelligence, custodial and community corrective services, youth justice, crime prevention, therapies and rehabilitation, court system, advocacy, customs, legal administration, community legal services, child safety.
3 years Full time or 6 years Part time