Version Effective: 1st of March, 2018
Version Effective: 1st of March, 2018

10284NAT - Diploma of Crime and Justice Studies

Course Details

Course Summary

The Diploma of Crime and Justice Studies is the ideal course to provide you with the skills and knowledge to launch your career in a range of justice and/or law enforcement fields. The course will provide you with a thorough understanding in justice-related areas including reading and interpreting legislation, social justice, crime and punishment, ethics in the public sector, interviewing, evidence law and investigation.

Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $5306 (2019)
$5837 (2020)
Subsidised Full Fee $2982 (2019)
$3280 (2020)
Subsidised Concession Fee $2268 (2019)
$2495 (2020)
Fee for service per unit $379 (2019)
$417 (2020)
Fee for service (International) $5837 (2020)
Fee for service per unit (International) $417 (2020)
Subsidised full fee per unit $213 (2019)
$234 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee per unit $162 (2019)
$178 (2020)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Online
Study Area
  • Business, Accounting and Law
Skill Area
  • Justice and Law Enforcement
AQF Level Level 5: Diploma

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements, however, it is beneficial for those seeking entry into the Diploma satisfy at least one of the below: • successful completion of a Certificate IV in Crime and Justice Studies; or • successful completion of a Certificate IV qualification; or • completion of Year 12 or equivalent with a sound achievement in English; or • relevant work or life experience in the business or justice fields.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 12 core units
  2. Complete 2 elective units
Standard Course Structure

1 to 1.5 years full-time or 2 years part-time

  • Online
Core
BSBLEG413 Identify and apply the legal framework More Information Training.gov Details
CJSDCP402 Prepare documentation for court proceedings More Information Training.gov Details
CJSSJI403 Analyse social justice issues More Information Training.gov Details
BSBLEG417 Apply the principles of evidence law More Information Training.gov Details
CJSACL501 Analyse and apply criminal law More Information Training.gov Details
CJSCVI503 Analyse crime and victimology issues More Information Training.gov Details
PSPETH003 Promote the values and ethos of public service More Information Training.gov Details
PSPINV002 Conduct an investigation More Information Training.gov Details
PSPINV001 Plan and initiate an investigation More Information Training.gov Details
PSPINV003 Finalise an investigation More Information Training.gov Details
CSCORG027 Research issues of concern in correctional services More Information Training.gov Details
PSPREG012 Gather information through interviews More Information Training.gov Details
Elective
BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information More Information Training.gov Details
PSPCRT016 Administer alternative dispute-resolution proceedings More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 BSBLEG413 - Identify and apply the legal framework
2 CJSDCP402 - Prepare documentation for court proceedings
3 CJSSJI403 - Analyse social justice issues
3 BSBRES401 - Analyse and present research information
4 BSBLEG417 - Apply the principles of evidence law
5 CJSACL501 - Analyse and apply criminal law
6 CJSCVI503 - Analyse crime and victimology issues
7 PSPETH003 - Promote the values and ethos of public service
8 PSPINV002 - Conduct an investigation
8 PSPINV001 - Plan and initiate an investigation
8 PSPINV003 - Finalise an investigation
9 CSCORG027 - Research issues of concern in correctional services
10 PSPREG012 - Gather information through interviews
11 PSPCRT016 - Administer alternative dispute-resolution proceedings


Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
RPL
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to this course.

Domestic 2019 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

Online
January: Full Time/Part Time
February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time
December: Full Time/Part Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
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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


Is what I already know taken into account?

Yes. Your current skills and experience matter to us. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experience as well as formal and informal training. You can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) through our RPL centre. Please note that documentary evidence will be requested as well as other sources of evidence.