Faculty of Education and Arts

Bachelor of Criminal Justice

Criminal justice addresses the complex issue of crime and the way in which it affects the lives of us all. The Bachelor of Arts (Criminal Justice) provides you with the knowledge and skills required to better understand crime, crime prevention and the criminal justice process, and to analyse and evaluate traditional, innovative and radical alternatives for dealing with crime.

Career outcomes

Examples of possible careers include:

  • Crime scene investigator
  • Criminal profiler
  • Probation and parole officer
  • Court clerk
  • Fraud investigator
  • Information security officer
  • Police officer (State, Territory, AFP)
  • Customs agent
  • Detective
  • Criminologist
  • Youth worker
  • Prison warden
  • Counsellor (rehabilitation of offenders)
  • Housing intake worker (pre and post prisoner release)