This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2014 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||72|
|Standard duration of study (years)||1.5 years FT, 3 years PT|
|Study mode and location||Off-campus (Gippsland)|
|Admission, fee and application details||http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/3772|
This course offers students an opportunity to pursue an advanced coursework program in criminal justice. It provides an overview of local, national and international issues in criminal justice and engages students in criminal justice research. The program examines issues such as criminal justice practice and reform, policing, security and risk management, managing criminal justice, crime prevention and criminal behaviours and enterprises. It places criminal justice issues in historical and contemporary social and political contexts. Students also have the opportunity to pursue independent criminal justice research.
These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 9, the Bologna Cycle 2 and Monash Graduate AttributesAustralian Qualifications Framework level 9, the Bologna Cycle 2 and Monash Graduate Attributes (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 two core units, level-four electives to the value of 24 points, and 24 points or electives at level five. All units are worth 12 points unless indicated.
Students must complete two level-four core units:
plus 24 points of elective units at level four and 24 points of elective units at level five from the following:*
* Students cannot complete the same unit at both levels four and five, e.g. APG4395/APG5395.
** Students will need to have attained both a distinction average in their previous 48 points of study in this course and permission from the course coordinator before they can enrol in any of these units.
Students may apply to exit after successful completion of:
Master of Criminal Justice and Criminology