Diploma in Criminal and Community Justice / Bachelor of Criminal and Community Justice

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Our extended diplomas commence 25 October. Apply now before applications close 11 October.

Become a force for good

This course offers a great balance between theory and practical experience, so you emerge ready to take on the world. Be prepared to pursue roles in corrections, probation or parole, or to realise your passion for rehabilitating offenders, through-care and resettlement.

When you successfully complete the 12-month diploma, you gain guaranteed entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Criminal & Community Justice at Western Sydney University. 

To apply, all you need is an ATAR of 55+ and the determination to work hard. Once you’re here, our mission is to make sure you have the supportive learning environment and flexibility you need to transform your life. That includes smaller class sizes with greater access to one-on-one teaching and support. Our Extended Diplomas also cover extra introductory units that will prepare you for success in your tertiary studies and beyond.

At The College, we’re dedicated to your success. We know that if you’re given a supportive learning environment with a dedicated team of educators, anything is possible. Our wide range of pathway options include University Foundation Studies, Extended Diplomas and Integrated Diploma/Bachelor courses. Your success starts here.

Course structure

Our course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.

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Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on units selected.

For further information, consult: Student Contribution Bands

Delivery: On campus

This course is only available to domestic students.

Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.

 

 

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"With knowledgeable tutors and lecturers, a welcoming environment and additional support both on and off campus, The College drove me to do better and better."

— Afifa Fahez, Diploma in Social Science, Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary), Master of Teaching

College Pathways in Criminal and Community Justice

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Online Short Courses Information Session

Looking to upskill, pursue a new career or challenge yourself by learning something new? Our online short courses will give you the skills and knowledge to take the next step in your career – or give you the academic credit to pursure futher study in a relevant area. 

To find out more about Online Short Courses offered at Western, please attend our Online Short Courses Information Session on Wednesday 22 September at 5pm.

*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.