Bachelor of Justice Studies

University of Canberra

The Bachelor of Justice Studies will equip students with an in-depth understanding of the structure, concepts and underlying principles of the justice system. Within the unique legal context of the nation's capital - which covers both ACT and federal jurisdictions - students will explore the practical and theoretical issues that arise in developing, managing and administering justice policy. Students can choose to study the specialist electives of interest to them, including human rights, judicial administration in civil and family law, or criminal justice issues. Students will gain skills in advocacy, communication, problem solving, negotiation and mediation, and will graduate work-ready for a range of professional roles in the civil and criminal justice sectors, responsible for developing and implementing justice policy and improving access to justice.

Course Fee:

International: $84,000

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent. English Language Requirements: An overall Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0.


72 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Subjects include: Foundations of Law and Justice; Dispute Management; Law and Justice Internship; Capstone Law and Justice; Civil Justice; Criminal Justice; Law and Society; Investigating and Explaining Society; Advocacy and Communication; Gender and the Legal System; Vulnerability and the Law. Students may also choose from a wide range of elective breadth majors.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00212K

Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Part time 6 years
Canberra No info Yes Full time 3 years
The University of Canberra is located in Australia's national capital. The University provides professionally based undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. They engage in applied research to support government, business and the professions regionally, nationally and internationally.

Provider CRICOS: 00212K

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