Units and Course Structure
When you study the Bachelor of Criminology and Justice at NCPS you will undertake units across a variety of fields, including criminology, law, psychology and sociology.
Your study will involve an investigation of the key branches of criminal justice systems, including law enforcement, courts and corrections, as well as broader areas, such as the sociology of law, substance use, youth justice and transnational crime.
You will also get the opportunity to produce an independent piece of research, as well as participate in work placement.
NCPS Areas of Study
- Psychology and Corrective Services
- Criminal Law
- Policing and Law Enforcement
- Criminology and Sociology
- Practical Units
You can view a detailed outline of the entire course, including learning outcomes, unit content and assessment criteria in the 2017 Course Handbook.
To attain the Bachelor of Criminology and Justice you are required to complete 24 units (18 cores and 6 electives).
The degree is completed full-time over a two-year period that involves six trimesters. Part-time and online study options are also available.
Bachelor of Criminology and Justice (BCJ) – Sequencing and Structure
1 - Formerly LSPS1004
2 - Formerly JALE2014
3 - Formerly EMSP3004
New codes take effect T3 2015