Bachelor of Justice and Criminology (Honours)

Study Area

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Study Level



RMIT University



Course Detail


Melbourne City

Intake Time

February & July

Standard Duration

1 Year

About the Course

Are you ready to develop your skills in the justice and criminology sectors? Building on the capabilities you acquired at undergraduate degree level, you’ll design and develop a research project and complete a scholarly thesis as you undertake advanced coursework, which provides a firmer grounding in the field and in research methods. You will: Engage with the academic world of criminal justice by becoming part of a network of talented students providing fresh insights and information to the justice industry through deeper analysis. Become familiar with a variety of criminal justice professional environments, enabling you to add value to organisations and improve practice. Employers value an honours degree as it demonstrates higher-order research, analysis and writing skills. Enhance your sense of professional identity and widen your learning horizons through exposure to a greater range of professional and research practice. Many honours students continue to develop an academic research career through further Master or PhD studies.


Average Score


6.5 (6.0)

Background Requirements


RMIT University

Institute Ranking

#223 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #15 in Australia

Program Ranking