University of Southern Queensland (UniSQ)

Associate Degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice

University of Southern Queensland (UniSQ)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00244B

The Associate Degree of Criminology and Criminal Justice is designed to prepare graduates to undertake para-professional work in the criminal justice sector and associated agencies, and as a pathway for further learning. Graduates will be able to apply underpinning theoretical and practical knowledge in a range of relevant contexts in both the public and private sectors.


4 core courses and 12 of the 13 approved courses.


  • Criminology and Criminal Justice

Standard entry requirements

  • Achieved a minimum Overall Position (OP) 17, tertiary entrance rank 65 or equivalent qualification
  • English Language Proficiency requirements for Category 2
  • Assumed Knowledge expectations: English.

Study pathways

Graduates can go on to study the Criminology and Criminal Justice majors within the Bachelor of Arts.

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