Bachelor of Social Science (Social and Criminal Justice)
This course brings together criminal justice and social policy. You will study topics including crime prevention, systems of social control, rehabilitation and punishment of criminals and will gain skills in social research and policy development.
|Duration||3 years full time
Part time available
What is social science?
Issues of crime, criminal justice and social justice are central concerns of modern society. This field of social science focuses on the social processes concerned with criminalisation and the causes of crime, crime prevention and the systems of social control.
What you will learn
This degree brings together theoretical, criminal justice/broader social policy and program practice-related studies. The program incorporates coverage of:
white collar crime
the globalisation of crime.
Social and Criminal Justice students at James Cook University undertake field placements in a variety of roles in criminal justice and community-based agencies concerned with social justice and study subjects such as:
systems of social control
punishment of criminals
social research and policy development.
Graduates gain employment in a range of areas, including:
community-based agencies concerned with social justice and human rights
This website is intended as general guide. Prospective students should contact the university to confirm admission requirements and the availability of courses. James Cook University reserves the right to alter any course or admission requirement without prior notice.