Master of Justice and Criminology

RMIT University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00122A

With a strong vocational focus, the Master of Justice and Criminology provides you with the advanced skills and knowledge to effectively perform as a justice professional. This degree is designed for students wishing to enter a career in the justice system, as well as for those already working in the industry who wish to update and extend their knowledge. Some subjects are offered online, giving you the flexibility to design a study plan to meet your needs.Graduates will enhance their career opportunities in the justice sector and related fields including policing, customs, corrections and the courts.

Designed for

Students wishing to enter a career in the justice system, as well as for those already working in the industry to update and extend their knowledge


The Master consists of 192 credit points.

Standard entry requirements

Successfully completed an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) OR Undertaken at least 5 years of work experience or professional practice in a related field.

Study pathways

Applicants successfully completed one of the following qualifications majoring in justice studies, criminology, criminal justice, legal studies, law or criminal justice administration will be eligible for exemption. Applicants with a bachelor honours degree, graduate certificate, graduate diploma or masters degree qualification majoring in a different discipline may also be eligible for exemption of up to 48 credit points (equivalent to one semester full time study). Students also use this program as the first step in advancing to PhD research.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne City International: $72,960 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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