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 $5000 (2018)
$5306 (2019)
Subsidised Full Fee $3066 (2018)
$3262 (2019)
Subsidised Concession Fee $2478 (2018)
$2632 (2019)
Fee for service per unit $379 (2019)
Subsidised full fee per unit $233 (2019)
Subsidised concession fee per unit $188 (2019)
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.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date.
2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed.
3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.

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

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 PSPINV001 - Plan and initiate an investigation
8 PSPINV002 - Conduct 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

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
RPL
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to the intakes

Domestic 2019 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

Online
January: Part Time
February: Part Time
March: Part Time
April: Part Time
May: Part Time
June: Part Time
July: Part Time
August: Part Time
September: Part Time
October: Part Time
November: Part Time
December: Part Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
2018 Intakes
The availabilities listed here are for 2018.

Online

There are 8 course intakes for 2018, available monthly May to December
1 to 1.5 years full time or 2 years part-time
This course is available online with teaching support available through discussion forums, zoom sessions, email and telephone. Online students require self-motivation and must have 6 – 8 hours per week available for study for each unit. This course is delivered online and students must have access to a computer and the internet. 
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
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