Bachelor On Campus

Criminal Justice Management

Federation University Australia

36 months
24400 AUD/year
14630 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Combine your passion for social and criminal justice, with people and project management skills and make a real difference to the people impacted by the criminal justice system in this Criminal Justice Management program from Federation University Australia. 


The criminal justice system is becoming increasingly complex and the systems related to criminal justice are expanding to include more community, government and non-government organisations than ever before. The increase in the breadth of organisations working in a criminal justice context has highlighted the importance of management skills for people considering a management career in criminal justice.

This new degree in Criminal Justice Management from Federation University Australia is ideal for people who have a passion for and interest in developing and managing projects. You will develop an understanding of the criminal justice system, criminal justice agencies, victims and offenders and also the skills to undertake project and strategic management, communications, grant application writing, manage people and develop creative and innovative solutions to social and justice related problems.

Our graduates are job-ready through a work integrated learning program undertaken in the third year of the degree. Students experience criminal justice in the real-world with a placement that responds to real world issues.

A career in criminal justice is incredibly rewarding and there are a diverse range of careers available. Whether you’re working with people directly in the system or in a management role where you are managing a small team or project, you can play a role in influencing positive changes for individuals and the community.

Career opportunities

  • Case management officer 
  • Criminal intelligence analyst
  • Criminologist
  • Government officer
  • Industrial relations officer
  • Law reform campaign officer
  • Youth justice officer
  • Court officer
  • Policy analyst
  • Policy officer
  • Political advisor
  • Project officer
  • Youth worker

The career options for successful completion of the Bachelor of Criminal Justice Management include working in justice agencies, government departments and NGOs to design, develop, implement, and manage projects or lead small teams. Roles can include, grants officer, project officer, law reform and advocacy projects, Youth Justice, victims’ support agencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creativity and innovation
  • Crime to punishment, processes and institutions
  • Crime in contemporary contexts
  • Management Principles 
  • Explanations of crime
  • Crime prevention, reduction and control

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 107023D 
  • Academic Entry Requirements: Successful completion of Australian Year 12, or overseas equivalent
  • Year 12 applicants will be ranked based on their ATAR and ATAR Adjustment Factors – e.g. Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) and Subject Adjustments.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24400 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    14630 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14630 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National: Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) 

Living costs for Ballarat

1260 - 2250 AUD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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