CL75 Bachelor of Criminology

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete electives

Core Structure

Number of units: 16 Total credit points: 96

This course is comprised of 24 units (144 credit points). There are 16 compulsory core units (96 credit points). These are 15 specified units and a choice of one of two capstone units. The capstone units allow students to undertake either a placement or complete a research project. In addition to the compulsory core units students must complete an additional 48 credit points by selecting two of the listed four unit packs.

Under university policy, you must complete at least 36 credit points (6 units) at each of levels one, two and three.   Your core units include five level one units, five level two units and six level three units.  Therefore, when you choose your extension packs, these must include at least one level one unit and one level two unit across both packs.   

The More Details tab has a link to the Course Planners for this course. Note that full-time students generally enrol in 24 credit points and part-time students (working more than 20 hours a week) generally enrol in a half-load i.e. 12 credit points per term

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
CRIM11001 Foundations of Criminology and Criminal Justice
CRIM11002 Criminal Justice Procedure and Analysis
LAWS11057 Introduction to Law
CRIM11003 Indigenous Australians and the Criminal Justice System
CRIM12008 Crime and Control
CRIM12009 Crime, Media and Power
CRIM11006 Criminal Intelligence Analysis
CRIM13008 Case Management Practice
CRIM12004 Understanding Violence and Conflict
CRIM12003 Criminology Theory
CRIM12005 Community Justice Innovation
CRIM13007 Crimes of the Powerful
CRIM13009 Criminal Ethnographies
CRIM13005 Indigenous Justice
CRIM13006 Justice Strategy and Alliances

Students must complete one capstone unit, CRIM13003 Criminology Research Capstone or CRIM13004 Criminology Work placement Capstone.


Available units
Students must complete 1 from the following units:
CRIM13003 Criminology Research Capstone
CRIM13004 Criminology Work Placement Capstone

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit Pack

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
INDG11006 Education and Learning: Colonisation and Decolonisation in the Cultural Interface
INDG11013 First Nation and Non-Indigenous History: The Interface
INDG11015 Contemporary Indigenous Issues
INDG19015 Aboriginal Cultures and Country

Coding Foundations Unit Pack

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
COIS12036 Human-Computer Interaction
COIT11237 Database Design & Implementation
COIT11222 Programming Fundamentals
COIT11226 Systems Analysis

Community and Public Health Unit Pack

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
HLTH11027 Foundations of Health
HLTH12032 Community Assets and Needs Assessment
PBHL11002 Public Health and Chronic Disease
HLTH13035 Health in all Policies

Entrepreneurship Unit Pack

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

Students selecting this pack must ensure that the other pack they select includes at least one level 2 unit.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
MGMT11109 Introduction to Business
MGMT13151 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Start-ups
MRKT11029 Marketing Fundamentals
MRKT13014 New Product Development and Branding

Human Resource Management Unit Pack

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
HRMT11011 Human Resource Management
HRMT19014 Human Resources Planning, Recruitment & Selection
HRMT19023 Conflict and Negotiation
HRMT19020 Perspectives on Organisational Change

Interactive Media Design Unit Pack

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

Students selecting this pack must ensure that their other pack includes at least one level 2 unit.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
DGTL11003 User Experience Design
DGTL11005 Web Design
DGTL13006 Digital Communications Management
MMST13017 Business of Digital Innovation

Interdisciplinary Practice Unit Pack

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

Students must select at least one level on and one level two unit from this list.

Student may undertake any 4 units from those listed provided prerequisites have been met.

Available units
Students must complete 4 from the following units:
AINV11001 Real World Investigation
AINV11002 Socio-technical Systems
AINV12002 Accident Phenomenology
COIS12036 Human-Computer Interaction
COIT11222 Programming Fundamentals
COIT11226 Systems Analysis
COIT11237 Database Design & Implementation
COIT11238 Networked Infrastructure Foundations
COIT12201 Electronic Crime and Digital Forensics
COIT12202 Network Security Concepts
COIT12206 TCP/IP Principles and Protocols
COMM11007 Media Writing
COMM11110 Introduction to Public Relations
COMM12022 Communication and Global Technologies
COMM11112 The Internet Never Lies?: Social Media and Society
COMM20110 Crisis Communication
DGTL11003 User Experience Design
DGTL11005 Web Design
DGTL12013 Writing for the Screen
DGTL12015 Video Editing and Post-Production
DGTL13006 Digital Communications Management
DGTL13008 Visual Storytelling
HLTH11027 Foundations of Health
HLTH12032 Community Assets and Needs Assessment
HLTH13035 Health in all Policies
HRMT11011 Human Resource Management
HRMT19014 Human Resources Planning, Recruitment & Selection
HRMT19020 Perspectives on Organisational Change
HRMT19023 Conflict and Negotiation
INDG11006 Education and Learning: Colonisation and Decolonisation in the Cultural Interface
INDG11013 First Nation and Non-Indigenous History: The Interface
INDG11015 Contemporary Indigenous Issues
JOUR11005 Introduction to Journalism
JOUR12010 Feature Writing
JOUR12040 Narrative Journalism
MGMT11109 Introduction to Business
MGMT13151 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Start-ups
MMST11009 Digital Video and Audio
MMST13017 Business of Digital Innovation
MRKT11029 Marketing Fundamentals
MRKT13014 New Product Development and Branding
OCHS12018 Safety Science
PBHL11002 Public Health and Chronic Disease
WRIT11023 Beginning Creative Writing
WRIT11025 Creative Nonfiction
WRIT12010 Creative Writing: Adventures in Craft
WRIT13013 Writing Project
INDG19015 Aboriginal Cultures and Country

Introduction to Cybersecurity Unit Pack

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
COIT11238 Networked Infrastructure Foundations
COIT12201 Electronic Crime and Digital Forensics
COIT12202 Network Security Concepts
COIT12206 TCP/IP Principles and Protocols

Strategic Communication Unit Pack

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
COMM11110 Introduction to Public Relations
COMM11112 The Internet Never Lies?: Social Media and Society
COMM12022 Communication and Global Technologies
COMM20110 Crisis Communication

Systems Failure Analysis Unit Pack

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
AINV11001 Real World Investigation
AINV11002 Socio-technical Systems
AINV12002 Accident Phenomenology
OCHS12018 Safety Science

Video Production Unit Pack

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
DGTL12013 Writing for the Screen
DGTL12015 Video Editing and Post-Production
DGTL13008 Visual Storytelling
MMST11009 Digital Video and Audio

Working with the Media Unit Pack

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
COMM11007 Media Writing
JOUR11005 Introduction to Journalism
JOUR12010 Feature Writing
JOUR12040 Narrative Journalism

Writing Stories Unit Pack

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
WRIT11023 Beginning Creative Writing
WRIT11025 Creative Nonfiction
WRIT12010 Creative Writing: Adventures in Craft
WRIT13013 Writing Project