Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Criminology and Justice
For careers spanning business, governance, and society
Study contemporary business fundamentals including management and accounting. Add to that the foundations of the Australian justice system. You’ll pick up practical skills that are valued in both sectors. Safeguard businesses. Know the law.
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- Gain a strong foundation in the fundamentals of modern business, including economics, management, marketing, international trade business law, corporate governance and social responsibility
- Develop strong analytical skills to interpret trends relating to crime or business
- Understand the role of the justice system
- Examine policies that impact policing, courts, corrections and allied agencies
- Have the chance to complete a professional placement in your final year in the field of criminology and justice
- Business manager
- Crime prevention
- Custodial corrections officer
- Policing and law enforcement
- Research and policy
- Security and intelligence (private and public)
- Youth justice
- Completion of Year 12 or equivalent
Applicants must meet the minimum ATAR/Rank: 51.00
Recommended prior study: English; General Maths, Maths Methods or Specialist Maths
Work and Life
You may be eligible for a selection rank, which can help you get into university, If you:
- have completed Year 12 (no matter how long ago)
- have a TAFE/VET qualification
- have relevant work experience, or
- have studied at university before (even if you didn’t complete your studies)
To learn more about pathways visit program page Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Criminology and Justice
For more detailed admissions information and criteria, visit Admissions explained.
Please refer to Application dates for the closing dates to submit an applications to study at UniSC.
If you've completed prior study or have relevant work experience, you may, under specified conditions, be eligible for credit towards your USC degree.
Visit Credit Transfer and How to apply for credit for more information.
Learn to safeguard businesses with a practical double degree combining business with criminology and justice. You’ll study the legal and criminal justice systems, and how to develop fair and effective methods for crime prevention. Your learnings ensure you remain in front of emerging trends such as cyber scams and fraud.
Recommended Study Pattern
This program is offered full-time or equivalent part-time.
The recommended study pattern is subject to change based on study period of enrolment. To learn more about the courses you will undertake in this program please refer to Award requirements.
Introductory courses (11) 132 units
ACC106 Accounting Principles
BUS102 Economics for Business
BUS104 Discovering Management
BUS105 Marketing Essentials
CRM101 Introduction to Criminology
CRM102 Understanding Crime
CRM103 Punishment and Corrections
JST101 Justice and the Australian Legal System
SCS101 Foundations of Human Behaviour
SCS110 Australian Society: How does(n't) it work? - An Introduction to Sociology
Developing courses (4) 48 units
BUS203 Business Law
CRM204 Applied Crime Prevention
CRM205 Criminal Law
SCS225 Social Research
Graduate courses (4) 48 units
BUS306 World of Work: Your Pathway to Employment
BUS320 Business, Governance and Society
CRM304 Professional Ethics and Integrity Management
CRM308 Diversity, Crime and Justice
PLUS SELECT (1) COURSE 12 UNITS FROM:
BCI300 Work Integrated Learning Project
BCI301 Work Integrated Learning Placement
Major (7) 84 units
1 MAJOR (96 UNITS TOTAL) SELECTED FROM THE USC BUSINESS SCHOOL:
- Digital Futures
- Economics and Finance
- Human Resource Management
- Small Business Management
- Tourism, Leisure and Event Management
Electives (5) 60 units
PLUS select 5 courses from Criminology Discipline elective courses:
CRM201 Criminal Profiling & Intelligence
CRM203 Homicide, Investigations & Forensic Science
CRM302 Youth Justice & Restorative Justice
CRM305 Professional Placement
CRM307 Crime Research Methods
CRM309 Working with Victims and Offenders
JST202 International Justice and Human Rights
- Each study period, you have the choice to switch between full-time and part-time study. Full-time study is enrolling in three or more courses per study period, while part-time study is one or two courses per study period.
- The total number of units required to complete the program is 384 units.
- The unit value of all courses is 12 units unless otherwise specified
- Program structures are subject to change
To attain the award of Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Criminology and Justice, students are required to successfully complete 384 units as outlined in the Program Structure
- Bachelor of Business
- Bachelor of Criminology and Justice