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Diploma of Justice Studies (39293QLD)

Course summary

This course has been superseded and is for Continuing Students only. The new version the Diploma of Crime and Justice will be available in late 2017. 

Through this course you will develop higher learning and knowledge of the criminal and civil justice system, sharpen your research and analytical critical evaluation skills, as well as skills in leadership and management.

The intended purpose of this course is to provide participants with appropriate training/knowledge & workplace skills for participants to work as justice professionals in admin, managerial &/or law enforcement capacity in public or private organisations within the justice industry. 

Course details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • - Domestic
Fees www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire
Study Area
  • - Business, Accounting and Law
Skill Area
  • - Justice and Law Enforcement
AQF Level Level 5: Diploma

Entry Requirements

It is recommended that participants have completed:


* 39292QLD Certificate IV in Justice Studies or 39183QLD Certificate IV in Justice Administration; or
* BSB40110 Certificate IV in Legal Services; or
* Any Certificate IV from the Business Services Training package; or
* The completion of year 12 or equivalent with a sound achievement in English; or
* Relevant work or life experience in the business or justice fields

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This course would suit applicants who wish to be employed in the following job role(s):

  • Queensland Police Service
  • Justice-related occupations
  • Corrective services in custodial and support roles
  • Department of Justice and Attorney General including Courts
  • Legal offices
  • Customs service
  • Security industry in support/administration areas
  • Private investigations in support/administration areas
  • Parks and wildlife
  • Department of Transport
  • Youth justice roles
  • Crime and Misconduct Commission in support/administration areas
  • Community legal centres

Other State and Federal Government Departments in compliance and workplace health and safety roles


Course Structures

Please select a Course Structure from the options below:

Standard Course Structure

Approximately 420 hours of study time will be involved, however, the training duration will depend on the electives and study mode selected. 12 to 18 months. Completion of six (6) Core units and two (2) electives. It is recommended to only enrol in one unit at a time.

  • Distance
Core
CSCORG605A Research issues of concern in correctional services
PSPETHC501B Promote the values and ethos of public service
PSPREG401C Exercise regulatory powers
QLD595JUS01A Apply criminal law
QLD595JUS02A Apply procedural and evidentiary rules
QLD595JUS03A Analyse crime, punishment and victimology issues
Electives
BSBLEG413A Identify and apply the legal framework
CHCYJ502A Respond to needs of youth justice clients
Currently taking enrolments into the below choices:

BSBLEG413A

CSCORG605A

CHCYJ502A

PSPETHC501B

QLD595JUS01A

QLD595JUS02A

PSPREG401C

STUDY SEQUENCE

All students should study this course in the following order:

BSBLEG413A Identify and apply the legal framework

QLD595JUS01A Apply criminal law

QLD595JUS02A Apply procedural and evidentiary rules

QLD595JUS03A Analyse crime, punishment and victimology issues

PSPREG401C Exercise regulatory powers

PSPETHC501B Promote the values and ethos of public service

CHCYJ502A Respond to needs of youth justice clients 

CSCORG605A Research issues and concerns in correctional services

Students should study a load of two units at a time if studying part time and no more than four units at a time if studying full time.

Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
RPL

Course Availabilities

Distance

Timing
Enrolment for this course will be consistent with CQUniversity census dates.

Duration and dates
12 months


Summary

This course has been superseded and is for Continuing Students only. The new version the Diploma of Crime and Justice will be available in late 2017. 

Load
Eight (8) units-six (6) core and two (2) electives.

Notes

Distance students require strong self motivation and must have 4-6 hours per week available for study for each unit. This course is self paced so students must have sound literacy and numeracy skills. This course is delivered by distance education so students must have access to a computer and the internet.


2018 Unit Availabilities

Unit availabilities have not yet been finalised for this course.

Please check this page regularly for updates.

Related Courses

Course code Course name Short Course
39292QLD Certificate IV in Justice Studies No

Is what I already know taken into account?

Yes. Your history of study, skills and experience does matter. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experiences as well as formal and informal training. This may be applied using the national standard for Mutual Recognition or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Documentary evidence will be requested.

What else might I find useful?

Financial assistance with fees may be available through concessions or via ‘Time to Pay’ payment plan. This and other information such as student support, study and library assistance can be found at www.cqu.edu.au/current-student

Contact Us

To apply, or to find out more about this course, contact the Student Advice Team on 13 27 86.