University of Canberra

Bachelor of Justice Studies/ Bachelor of Forensic Studies

University of Canberra

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00212K

Students will: Demonstrate broad theoretical and technical knowledge in the application of science in legal matters, cross-examine witnesses and master forensic biology and chemistry; learn the ins-and-outs of Australia's legal system in a broader context; understand the social, theoretical, legal, economic and political environment affecting the justice sector; individually and collaboratively analyse information, investigate problems and generate solutions; develop cognitive, technical and communication skills that will equip them for professional roles in research, operations, policy or advocacy; be able to demonstrate a broad and coherent theoretical and technical knowledge in forensic science or in the application of science to legal matters; learn to cross examine expert witnesses across a range of forensic disciplines; be able to transmit knowledge, skills and ideas to people within the legal system including judges and juries; master forensic biology and chemistry for criminal investigations; and learn analytical techniques for collecting and examining trace evidence.

Standard entry requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by a year 12 ATAR, other Australian qualification, work experience, or an overseas qualification.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra International: $131,600
  • ATAR: 65

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