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Bachelor of Social Work/Bachelor of Criminology and Justice
USC - Moreton Bay

Course outline

Understand crime from a social perspective. You’ll learn about the social causes and consequences of crime and disadvantage in this double degree. You’ll be taught about how sociological influences can impact offending and gain a deep understanding of Australia’s criminal justice system, including areas of law enforcement, crime policy, the court system and custodial and community corrections. The social work component of this degree is fully accredited by the Australian Association of Social Workers. For more information, visit Bachelor of Social Work/Bachelor of Criminology and Justice at USC.

Note

This program includes compulsory placements in settings that require full COVID-19 vaccination.

Other requirements

Students must complete two field education placements in third and fourth years at approved agencies. A Suitability Card (Blue Card) is required; refer to institution. 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.

Admissions Criteria

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

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
English
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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

<5*

<5*

<5*

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

Notes

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

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

International students

All students

Number of students

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<5*

<5*

<5*

0

5

0

14

Percentage of all students

N/P#

<5*

<5*

<5*

0.0%

35.7%

0.0%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

Mental health, social research, disability, policy development, organisational management, Centrelink, community development, private practice, crime and justice research and policy, child protection, crime victim support services, offender transition from prison programs, youth advocacy and at-risk youth support child safety, legal administration.

Course Code
014321
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$14800 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Humanities and social sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

5 years Full time or 10 years Part time

Location
Moreton Bay
 
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