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Bachelor of Social Science (Justice Studies)

BSocSc(JusSt)

80 cp

Minimum duration: 1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

Course available at: Canberra ACT (sponsored cohort only)

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements1

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites:

  1. Advanced Diploma/Associate Degree in Community Services; plus
  2. at least two years experience in adult or youth corrections; or
  3. completion of two-thirds of Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Social Science degree in relevant disciplines; and
  4. at least two years work experience in adult or youth corrections.

2. Requirements for Completion of the Degree

To qualify for the degree, a student must complete:

  1.  
    1. an Advanced Diploma (Associate Degree) in Community Services or equivalent and a minimum of two years experience in adult or youth corrections; or
    2. at least 160 cp (two/thirds course requirements) from a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Social Science degree in relevant disciplines and normally two years work experience in youth or adult corrections;
      and
  2. 80 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings.

Schedule of Unit Offerings

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Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
SWTP300 10 Theories of Justice Administration
SWTP301 10 Current Issues in Justice and Corrections
SWTP302 10 Ethics, Justice and Corrections
SWTP303 10 Case Management
SWTP304 10 Critical Incident Management
SWTP305 10 Managing in the Workplace
SWTP307 10 Workplace Research and Learning
SWTP315 10 Correctional Practice


1 A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.