Duration

4 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2017

Semester 1

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

64

Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Honours).

Entry requirements

OP/Entry Rank 2017

8/84

Meeting minimum entry scores does not guarantee admission. Entry requirements may change from year to year.

Don't have the OP or rank?

QTAC Code(s)

718101 - B Criminology/B CrimJustice(H)

Prerequisites

Year 12 (or equivalent) English

Don't have the subject requirements?

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

How to apply

Enquiries for Australian students

Email:

Phone:

Web:

Duration

4 Years full-time

Commencing 2017

Semester 1

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

64

Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Honours).

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Year 12 (or equivalent) English View the equivalent qualifications for international students.

CRICOS Code: 091252D

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the UQ International Admissions Office.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

How to apply

Enquiries for International students

Phone:

Web:

Enquire online

Why study the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Honours)?

The Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Hons) is a specialised program of study that prepares you for a career as a criminologist. You will study criminological theory, criminal justice, criminological research methods, criminal law and professional practice in criminology and criminal justice. Your program of study culminates in a fourth year of study that brings together theory, research and industry-relevant specialist skills to provide you with a sound platform for employment or further study. As a criminologist, you will understand how the justice system works, why people commit crimes, and have the skills and knowledge to contribute towards preventing and controlling crime and social problems that face contemporary society. This is a new program with staged introduction of new courses.

Students applying to change program and/or applying for credit on the basis of previous studies should seek advice from the Program Convenor or the School of Social Science (socialscience@uq.edu.au). Please note that due to the staged introduction of courses, it may take longer than anticipated for students with credit to complete program requirements.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Honours).

Click on the course code to view the Course Profile, for further information including advice of courses with shared teaching activities. Refer also to PPL 3.20.02 Course and Program Design - Procedures.

Honours

Honours will be awarded to all graduates of this program.

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

OP/Entry Rank 2017
8/84

Admission to all UQ programs is competitive - the number of places available is usually smaller than the number of people applying. For this reason, meeting minimum entry scores doesn't guarantee admission.

QTAC Code(s)
718101 - B Criminology/B CrimJustice(H)

Prerequisites

Year 12 (or equivalent) English

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Click here for application procedures for Australian students.

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

Year 12 (or equivalent) English

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 091252D

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the UQ International Admissions Office.

Click here for application procedures for International students.

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Honours)

To complete the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Honours), a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student is required to obtain 64 units from the BCCJ(Hons) course list, comprising:

  • 34 units from part A (core compulsory courses); and
  • 14 units from Part B (electives); and
  • 16 units from Part C (Honours year compulsory)

    Refer to BCCJ(Hons) rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Honours).

Program Rules for the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Honours)