Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Australian Catholic University - Brisbane

Course outline

The Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice has been designed to produce work-ready graduates for a range of interesting and challenging opportunities in the justice sector. Compulsory units in law, criminal justice and public policy are supplemented with units in policing, corrections, forensics and cyber-policy to ensure that graduates have knowledge and skills they can take into a range of jobs. The course is offered by the Law School and is led by criminal justice experts who are fully engaged in the justice sector, to ensure course relevance. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Criminology & Criminal Justice at ACU


Criminology, Law

Fee notes

Average first year fee. Indicative only; subject to passage of legislation.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for ACU and for this course, refer to ACU’s website.


English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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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, 2024

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Career opportunities

Policing, Aboriginal justice, youth (juvenile) justice, corrections, post-sentence preventive detention, community support, mobile protective services, crime prevention, road safety, multi-agency partnerships, women’s rehabilitation, integration pathways, drug and alcohol policy work, sports alliances for crime prevention, forensic intervention services, transitional accommodation, disability services within justice and corrections.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time