Master of Justice and Criminology

RMIT University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00122A

With a strong vocational focus, this program provides students with the advanced skills and knowledge to effectively perform as justice professionals in areas including: criminology management compliance investigation governance human security. Designed by leading academics and industry professionals, this program reflects the latest debates, issues and approaches to global, national and local justice activities and processes.

Designed for

Students wishing to enter a career in the justice system, as well as for those already working in the industry to update and extend their knowledge


The Master consists of 192 credit points. This incorporates the Graduate Diploma (96 credit points). Some courses are offered online, giving you the flexibility to design a study plan to meet your needs.


  • Crime science
  • Criminal justice systems
  • Criminological theory
  • Global crime
  • Justice management
  • Law

Standard entry requirements

An Australian undergraduate degree or its equivalent. Applicants with significant work experience may also be considered. Applicants applying for entry on the basis of work experience must include with their application: a CV direct applicant statement detailing their experience.

Study pathways

Applicants successfully completed one of the following qualifications majoring in justice studies, criminology, criminal justice, legal studies, law or criminal justice administration will be eligible for exemption. Applicants with a bachelor honours degree, graduate certificate, graduate diploma or masters degree qualification majoring in a different discipline may also be eligible for exemption of up to 48 credit points (equivalent to one semester full time study). Students also use this program as the first step in advancing to PhD research.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
City Domestic: $48,000
International: $63,360
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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