This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Arts
|Total credit points required||144|
|Standard duration of study (years)||3 years FT, 6 years PT|
|Study mode and location||On-campus (Gippsland) |
|Admission, fee and application details||http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/3914|
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to understand the complexity of crime, to identify and evaluate the effectiveness or otherwise of the criminal justice process, and to consider new and radical alternatives for dealing with crime.
Students will compare and contrast regional, rural and urban crime and evaluate policies which are supposed to prevent crime. They will also study public safety, forensic psychology, causes of deviant behaviour, and security-related issues.
These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 7, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate Attributes. For more information refer to http://opvclt.monash.edu.au/curriculum-by-design/aligning-course-outcomes-with-aqf-bologna.html.
Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that graduates will be able to:
This course consists of a criminal justice major, a prescribed sequence from Australian Indigenous studies, a compulsory research studies unit and an arts minor, with additional studies chosen from a variety of arts disciplines.
Minors can be taken in the following available areas of study:
Students must complete the following:
(a.) a criminal justice major (48 points):
plus two of:
(b.) an arts minor in a different available area of study (24 points)
(c.) a first-year arts sequence in a third area of study (12 points)
(d.) two compulsory Australian Indigenous studies core units (12 points):
(e.) a further 48 points at first, second or third-year level.
No more than 10 units (60 points) are to be completed at a first-year level.
Students must complete a minimum of 36 points at third-year level across the duration of the degree.
By combining some of the core arts requirements, students can complete a double major in two different arts disciplines. For more details on this option, contact the Faculty of Arts.
Bachelor of Arts (Criminal Justice)