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Bachelor of Social Work/ Bachelor of Criminology and Justice
Bachelor of Social Work/ Bachelor of Criminology and Justice

Bachelor of Social Work/ Bachelor of Criminology and Justice

  • ID:USC610073
  • Level:5-Year Combined Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

  • be at least 18 years old when you start study

  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma - successful completion with minimum score of 24 (minimum score of 4 in each of six subjects)

  • Global Assessment Certificate (GAC) - successful completion with a minimum GPA of 2.3

English Requirement

Qualifications listed below, that are the equivalent to Australian Year 12, must be completed within the last five years.

Tests listed below must have been completed within the last two years.​


  • Overall score of 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in each subtest


  • Paper-based — overall score of 575 with minimum essay score of 4
    Internet-based — overall score of 86 with minimum score of 21 for writing and 20 in all other sections


  • Overall score of 58 with no subscore less than 54


  • Overall score of 177 or above with no less than 169 in each skill


  • LoI English will be considered in limited circumstances on a case-by-case basis. Applicants who have successfully completed at least two years of senior secondary, post-secondary (eg VET/TAFE) or tertiary study where the language of instruction is English, completed within the last five years in any of the countries listed, may be considered: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom and United States of America. LoI English will not be considered for studies undertaken in countries that don’t appear in this list.


  • Successful completion of EAP 2 with a minimum overall score of 70%

Course Information

Learn about the social causes and consequences of crime and disadvantage in this double degree. You’ll be taught about how sociological influences can impact offending and gain a deep understanding of Australia’s criminal justice system, including areas of law enforcement, crime policy, the court system and custodial and community corrections.

In this program you will:

  • Learn about social inequality and how to make a difference in the legal system

  • Complete two field placements where you’ll learn practical skills

  • Research crime-related issues and develop problem solving skills

  • Have the opportunity to complete a professional placement in your final year

  • Choose from specialist courses in criminal profiling and intelligence, youth justice and restorative justice, homicide, forensic science and more

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Mental health

  • Social research

  • Policy development and analysis

  • Organisational management

  • Community development and education

  • Government agencies

  • Community agencies

  • Private practice

  • Crime and justice research and policy

  • Youth advocacy and at-risk youth support

  • Crime victim support services

  • Offender transition-from-prison programs

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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