Federation University Australia

Bachelor of Criminal Justice Management

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00103D

The criminal justice system is becoming increasingly complex and the systems related to criminal justice are expanding to include more community, government and non-government organisations than ever before. The increase in the breadth of organisations working in a criminal justice context has highlighted the importance of management skills for people considering a management career in criminal justice.This new degree is ideal for people who have a passion for and interest in developing and managing projects. You will develop an understanding of the criminal justice system, criminal justice agencies, victims and offenders and also the skills to undertake project and strategic management, communications, grant application writing, manage people and develop creative and innovative solutions to social and justice related problems.


360 credit points over 3 years.


  • Management principles
  • Contemporary business
  • Crime to punishment: processes and institutions
  • Crime in contemporary contexts
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Explanations of crime
  • Crime prevention, reduction and control
  • Business communications
  • Work futures
  • Australian criminal courts in international context
  • Policing in practice
  • Leading organisations
  • Introduction to marketing
  • Punishment, penalty and rehabilitation: Australian and international perspectives
  • Locating crime in urban, regional and rural contexts
  • Project management
  • Young people: risk to corrections
  • Work integrated learning: professional knowledge
  • Research methods in the social sciences
  • Applied ethics in contemporary societies
  • Work integrated learning: professional practice
  • Justice responses to difference
  • Victims in the criminal justice system.

Standard entry requirements

Admissions Criteria for current Year 12 students and recent secondary graduates (the past 2 years) • Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in any English.Entry requirements (non year 12)Admission criteria for applicants with a Higher Education StudyThis course uses the applicants’ entire academic record as part of its selection considerations.Compulsory: Previous higher education studies with results at a pass level, including any 'single subjects of study', or successful completion of a tertiary preparatory program such as the FedUni Foundation Access Studies Program (FAST).

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Berwick International: $74,400 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
Gippsland (Churchill) International: $74,400 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $74,400 No
  • Full-time : 3 years

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