Associate Degree in Criminology and Justice

Edith Cowan University ECU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00279B

Adopts a contemporary approach to the education of practitioners in the areas of policing and corrections. Students will develop an understanding of the theory and research that informs policing practice and offender management, as well as excellent academic literacy skills, including cultural awareness. The course facilitates students' practical skills and provides opportunities to apply learning.


13 Units 240 Credit Points. Practicum Placement.


  • Criminology and Justice

Standard entry requirements

University admission requirements apply. All applicants are required to meet the admission requirements of the Western Australian Police or the Department of Corrective Services. Applicants who have previously completed equivalent police or corrections training in another jurisdiction will be considered for entrance. Admission requirements for WA Police can be found at Admission requirements for Corrective Services (Community Custodial Officer, Juvenile Custodial Officer or Prison Officer) can be found at

Study pathways

Bachelor of Criminology and Justice

Further information

Related careers: Police Officer, Community Corrections Officer, Parole Officer, Youth Justice Officer, Research and Policy Officer

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