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    Application Deadline
  • 36 months


Delivered by the School of Social Sciences, this Bachelor of Justice Studies at University of Tasmania is developed within an applied framework that develops your real world problem solving capabilities which can be applied in local, national, and global employment opportunities. Prepare yourself for criminal and social justice workplaces by learning independently and collaboratively about the theoretical, ethical, and practical issues related to crime and justice.

The flexible structure of this degree allows you to tailor course content to suit your own interests. Dive deeper to develop your Justice Studies specialisation, or broaden your learning across other areas of interest with a major (eight units), minor (four units) or individual elective units from across the University of Tasmania.

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Justice Studies (AQF Level 7) graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate facility and a broad understanding of a body of knowledge in one or more areas of justice studies through:
  • understanding of key debates involving diverse social, legal, economic, ethical environmental, and political influences on crime, justice, human rights and social justice.
  • Critically analyse, synthesise and adapt knowledge and skills showing awareness of local, national, and international contexts for justice studies.
  • Critically analyse, synthesise and adapt knowledge and skills with intellectual independence to define and resolve problems associated with one or more areas of justice studies.
  • Communicate effectively and ethically, showing abilities in a specific area of justice studies and/or the ability to communicate scholarly ideas in a coherent way.
  • Demonstrate the capacity for independent scholarship and critical reflection by undertaking a minor research project that makes contributions to justice studies research.
  • Develop an international perspective on the nature of the specific area associated with a major.

Career outcomes

The Bachelor of Justice Studies with Honours provides you with a range of diverse skills and knowledge related to criminology, policing, human rights, corrective services, forensic studies, sociology, social justice, intelligence, risk analysis, and legal studies.

In an environment where government and non-government organisations are now partnering together to combat crime and criminal justice issues, graduates will be prepared for working across a broad range of criminal justice contexts including:

  • Administration officer
  • Border protection officer
  • Child and family service worker
  • Child protection worker
  • Client service officer
  • Community corrections officer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: We recommend that students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    300 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Majors available:

  • Criminology
  • Police Studies
  • Social Justice and Human Rights

Courses included:

  • Key Concepts in Social Justice
  • Human Rights and Global Justice
  • Social Inequalities: Global and Local
  • War! The Moral and Legal Limits of Political Violence

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania requires qualifications equivalent to the 12th year of schooling in Australia. 

Applicants must achieve the required grade in their qualifying studies and also meet prerequisite subjects if required. 

CRICOS: 095523J

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28000 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Hobart

  • 1204 - 2010 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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