Bachelor of Science (Criminology and Psychology)
CQUniversity - Online

Course outline

Gain specialist skills in the disciplines of psychology and criminology with this unique course that also features an accredited psychology degree. Students will develop a broad knowledge of criminology and psychology and their application, including theoretical perspectives and an appreciation of the social and cultural contexts of criminological and psychological research and professional practice. A unique feature of this course is the option to complete a research project or work placement as part of a capstone unit. Upon completion of the course, graduates will have a comprehensive understanding of the methodologies and statistical techniques commonly used by researchers for information gathering and analysis, which they can apply when undertaking research activities. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Science (Criminology and Psychology).

Note

Some elective units in this course contain compulsory residential schools and work placement opportunities.

Other requirements

Students may study a criminology capstone unit that enables them to apply the theories, content knowledge and skills they have learned to a workplace environment. For full course requirements, visit courses at CQUniversity.

Admissions Criteria

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

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

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

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

89.65

69.35

59.65

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

89.65

71.35

63.00

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

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2024 information is not available.

Career opportunities

criminal justice; police; customs; correction services; law enforcement; human resource management; rehabilitation; teaching; guidance counselling; public health; research

Course Code
850505
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Fee
CSP/$14476 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Humanities and social sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Rockhampton & surrounds