Bachelor of Justice Studies with Honours (R4Q)

This course is in teach-out and is not accepting new admissions

Overview  2022

Entry Requirements

See entry requirements

Duration

Minimum 4 Years, up to a maximum of 9 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

This course may not be available to international students. Please see the International Online Course Guide (PDF 1.4 MB) for courses that are offered to international students

To apply for an equivalent award, please refer to Bachelor of Justice Studies (13Q).

We are no longer taking applications for this version of the degree (R4Q) as from 2019.

Continuing students in this course, refer to the archived page link above for the year you commenced.

Course structure

Choose 1 Major

Choose ONE of the following pairs of compulsory introductory unit combinations (25cp total)

This unit provides an introduction to major areas in psychology and to basic techniques for psychological investigations. The online material covered includes the historical context of psychology, research ethics, lifespan development, abnormal psychology and learning. Students are required to undertake…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

KHA112 Psychology B provides a further introduction to major areas in Psychology and to basic techniques for psychological investigations. Online material covered includesresearch methods, intelligence, social psychology and cross-cultural psychology. Students are required to undertake additional reading to extend their…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

OR

This unit provides an introduction to the fundamentals of political science. It introduces students to some of the central ideas, concepts, actors, institutions and processes which characterise politics in democratic nations. It uses examples and case studies from Australia and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

We live in an uncertain and challenging era where global issues increasingly affect ourlocal daily lives. Forty years of uneven globalisation has been accompanied by the rise ofcorporations, regional and international institutions, and international nongovernmentalagencies. As important influencers of decision-making,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

OR

This unit introduces students to the Australian legal system, and the study of law. As the foundational unit for the UTAS law degree, Introduction to Law acquaints students with the key actors, institutions and concepts underlying the Australian legal system.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This introductory level law unit provides a thematic overview of the worlds Legal Systems. The unit examines and analyses the types of legal systems that directly or indirectly impact on our lives in Australia (Public International Law, Common Law and…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

OR

Sociology is essential for understanding the turbulence, change, diversity and mobility of the modern world. Sociology offers a precise way to understand, track and assess how ever-changing aspirations, technologies and economies impact on our social relations and cultures. In Sociology…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 1
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces students to central concepts and methods used by sociologists to study society. Like HGA101, this unit develops an understanding of sociology by examining the major social institutions and processes, and sociological modes of inquiry. The unit explores…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 2
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

OR

This unit provides an introduction to major theoretical areas in cognitive and biological psychology, and associated practical applications. Lecture topics include biological psychology, sensation, perception and memory, language, thinking and reasoning, motivation and emotions, and states of consciousness. In practical…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides an introduction to how theory and research in psychology can beapplied to provide insight into human behaviour in a wide range of settings. Topicscovered range from extreme sport to language in the digital age, clinical disorderssuch as…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

OR

This unit introduces students to central concepts and methods used by sociologists to study society. Like HGA101, this unit develops an understanding of sociology by examining the major social institutions and processes, and sociological modes of inquiry. The unit explores…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 2
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides students with an understanding of the contemporary nature of policing. Students will learn about the histories, governance, theories, and processes involved in policing work. It is recommended for those interested in pursuing a career in the police…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

OR

Sociology is essential for understanding the turbulence, change, diversity and mobility of the modern world. Sociology offers a precise way to understand, track and assess how ever-changing aspirations, technologies and economies impact on our social relations and cultures. In Sociology…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 1
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides students with an understanding of the the complex contexts of diversity that can inform policing practice in productive and unproductive ways. This unit follows on from HSP108 What is Policing. It provides knowledge around contemporary ways of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following THREE compulsory intermediate level units (37.5cp total)

In this unit you will focus on sociological approaches to crime and the criminal justice system with the objective of understanding research and debates about: (i) the criminal justice system (police, courts, corrections); (ii) patterns of crime (measuring crime victims…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit introduces students to the world of social research. It answers questions about how to produce knowledge through empirical research, and discusses the methods used to solve practical problems. The unit covers a wide range of social research methodologies and approaches,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The unit offers a broad overview of the major theories and approaches to the study of crime and deviance. It provides a survey of diverse and competing interpretations of criminal and deviant acts, the situations and contexts within which crime…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete ONE of the following: (12.5cp total)

This unit provides a critical introduction to the philosophies, principles and practices of juvenile justice and child protection. The interface between juvenile justice and child protection is well established, institutionally, historically and in terms of shared clients, and an informed…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 1
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides a critical introduction to issues and debates relating to crime in the context of sport. From doping to corruption in the world game, sport and crime are inextricably linked. Sharing a number of themes and issues such…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides an introduction to the emerging field of ‘forensic studies’. While forensic science usually refers to technical and vocational expertise, forensic studies explores the ‘forensic sciences’ as a social phenomenon. Forensic science has captured the public imagination in…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Complete TWO of the following advanced level units (25cp total) - NOTE Prerequisites may apply

Provides a sociological perspective on the relationship between law and society through a critical analysis of the basic processes of law, issues of social power and legal institutions, and law reform and social change. The unit focuses on understanding legal…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Forensic science is becoming an integral component of the criminal justice system. However, the role of forensic science in the criminal justice system is only now beginning to emerge as an area of research interest among criminologists.This unit provides a…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit explores the theory, methods, practical applications and analysis of particular crime and criminal justice topics in specific areas of concern. It is designed to provide an opportunity to examine diverse subject matter by drawing upon the specialist expertise…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit is designed to introduce students to the issues and processes associated with working with offenders, particularly those in prisons or under the supervision of community corrections. The unit explores issues pertaining directly to how best to work with…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartWinter school

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Explores the nature of environmental crime and its social regulation. The unit has three main topical concerns: First, to investigate the nature of environmental crime from the point of view of legal, ecological and justice perspectives, with an emphasis on…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides the foundations for a critical understanding of theories, policies and practices in relation to the prevention of violence against women. It aims to increase students’ knowledge of the current empirical research in relation to violence against women;…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit examines the position and experiences of young people in contemporary society, and challenges some of the negative discourses that surround 'youth'. It provides an analysis of the social construction of 'youth' and highlights diversity through an examination of…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit examines the representation of crime in the media and its role as a primary source of information for public discourse about crime, criminality and criminal justice in contemporary society. You will engage with key critical criminology and media…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

X…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

 
If you choose your Major as Criminology then your linked Experience & Engagement units (25cp) must be undertaken at advanced level.
Choose one of the following compulsory pairs of introductory unit combinations (25cp total)

This unit introduces students to central concepts and methods used by sociologists to study society. Like HGA101, this unit develops an understanding of sociology by examining the major social institutions and processes, and sociological modes of inquiry. The unit explores…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 2
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides students with an understanding of the contemporary nature of policing. Students will learn about the histories, governance, theories, and processes involved in policing work. It is recommended for those interested in pursuing a career in the police…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

OR

Sociology is essential for understanding the turbulence, change, diversity and mobility of the modern world. Sociology offers a precise way to understand, track and assess how ever-changing aspirations, technologies and economies impact on our social relations and cultures. In Sociology…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 1
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides students with an understanding of the the complex contexts of diversity that can inform policing practice in productive and unproductive ways. This unit follows on from HSP108 What is Policing. It provides knowledge around contemporary ways of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

OR

This unit provides an introduction to the fundamentals of political science. It introduces students to some of the central ideas, concepts, actors, institutions and processes which characterise politics in democratic nations. It uses examples and case studies from Australia and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

We live in an uncertain and challenging era where global issues increasingly affect ourlocal daily lives. Forty years of uneven globalisation has been accompanied by the rise ofcorporations, regional and international institutions, and international nongovernmentalagencies. As important influencers of decision-making,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

OR

This unit introduces students to the Australian legal system, and the study of law. As the foundational unit for the UTAS law degree, Introduction to Law acquaints students with the key actors, institutions and concepts underlying the Australian legal system.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This introductory level law unit provides a thematic overview of the worlds Legal Systems. The unit examines and analyses the types of legal systems that directly or indirectly impact on our lives in Australia (Public International Law, Common Law and…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Complete TWO of the following intermediate level units (25cp total)

This unit examines the roles and functions that the police play as a major agency of governance in society. The structures and strategies of policing are analysed and the relationships between government, the police, other governmental institutions and the public…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces students to the world of social research. It answers questions about how to produce knowledge through empirical research, and discusses the methods used to solve practical problems. The unit covers a wide range of social research methodologies and approaches,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides a critical introduction to issues and debates relating to crime in the context of sport. From doping to corruption in the world game, sport and crime are inextricably linked. Sharing a number of themes and issues such…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Examines how social issues in contemporary Australia are constructed and interpreted across their social, cultural, political and moral dimensions. The unit examines the role of discourses in the construction of social issues, social groups and social arenas as social problems…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 2
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following compulsory advanced level unit (12.5cp total)

This unit examines major issues concerning contemporary policing practices including such topics as policing hate crime, policing public order and dissent, cross-border policing, policing illicit drug use, policing domestic violence, and policing in a post 9/11 climate. Crime management strategies…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete THREE of the following advanced level units (37.5cp total) - NOTE Prerequisites may apply

Forensic science is becoming an integral component of the criminal justice system. However, the role of forensic science in the criminal justice system is only now beginning to emerge as an area of research interest among criminologists.This unit provides a…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit is concerned with the question of the changing/evolving nature of violence in the international realm. Part one of the unit will trace the emergence of modern thought about violence through theoretical 'traditions' and the writings of Niccolo Machiavelli,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Who commits sex crimes? What are their profiles? What impacts do sexual crimes have upon the survivors (victims) of these offences? And what does the criminal justice system do to prevent sex crimes? These are central questions addressed by this…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit examines the representation of crime in the media and its role as a primary source of information for public discourse about crime, criminality and criminal justice in contemporary society. You will engage with key critical criminology and media…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Provides a sociological perspective on the relationship between law and society through a critical analysis of the basic processes of law, issues of social power and legal institutions, and law reform and social change. The unit focuses on understanding legal…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

X…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit is designed to introduce students to the issues and processes associated with working with offenders, particularly those in prisons or under the supervision of community corrections. The unit explores issues pertaining directly to how best to work with…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartWinter school

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Explores the nature of environmental crime and its social regulation. The unit has three main topical concerns: First, to investigate the nature of environmental crime from the point of view of legal, ecological and justice perspectives, with an emphasis on…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit examines the position and experiences of young people in contemporary society, and challenges some of the negative discourses that surround 'youth'. It provides an analysis of the social construction of 'youth' and highlights diversity through an examination of…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Offers a systematic study of various forms of `disorder` in the post-Cold War era, with a particular focus on terrorism. States are increasingly confronted with unpredictable, internal and trans-national threats to their security, for example: new and diverse forms of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces law students to criminology. It examines why the discipline of criminology is relevant to many dimensions of law, and, conversely, why the law is relevant to criminology. Particular themes and issues that this unit considers are researching…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

x…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

 
If you choose your Major as Police Studies then your linked Experience & Engagement units (25cp) can be undertaken at intermediate or advanced level.
Choose ONE of the following compulsory pairs of introductory unit combinations (25cp total)

This unit provides an introduction to the fundamentals of political science. It introduces students to some of the central ideas, concepts, actors, institutions and processes which characterise politics in democratic nations. It uses examples and case studies from Australia and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

We live in an uncertain and challenging era where global issues increasingly affect ourlocal daily lives. Forty years of uneven globalisation has been accompanied by the rise ofcorporations, regional and international institutions, and international nongovernmentalagencies. As important influencers of decision-making,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

OR

Sociology is essential for understanding the turbulence, change, diversity and mobility of the modern world. Sociology offers a precise way to understand, track and assess how ever-changing aspirations, technologies and economies impact on our social relations and cultures. In Sociology…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 1
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces students to central concepts and methods used by sociologists to study society. Like HGA101, this unit develops an understanding of sociology by examining the major social institutions and processes, and sociological modes of inquiry. The unit explores…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 2
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

OR

This unit introduces students to central concepts and methods used by sociologists to study society. Like HGA101, this unit develops an understanding of sociology by examining the major social institutions and processes, and sociological modes of inquiry. The unit explores…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 2
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides students with an understanding of the contemporary nature of policing. Students will learn about the histories, governance, theories, and processes involved in policing work. It is recommended for those interested in pursuing a career in the police…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

OR

Sociology is essential for understanding the turbulence, change, diversity and mobility of the modern world. Sociology offers a precise way to understand, track and assess how ever-changing aspirations, technologies and economies impact on our social relations and cultures. In Sociology…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 1
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides students with an understanding of the the complex contexts of diversity that can inform policing practice in productive and unproductive ways. This unit follows on from HSP108 What is Policing. It provides knowledge around contemporary ways of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete TWO of the following intermediate level units (25cp total)

This unit introduces students to the world of social research. It answers questions about how to produce knowledge through empirical research, and discusses the methods used to solve practical problems. The unit covers a wide range of social research methodologies and approaches,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides a critical introduction to the philosophies, principles and practices of juvenile justice and child protection. The interface between juvenile justice and child protection is well established, institutionally, historically and in terms of shared clients, and an informed…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 1
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides a critical introduction to issues and debates relating to crime in the context of sport. From doping to corruption in the world game, sport and crime are inextricably linked. Sharing a number of themes and issues such…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Complete FOUR of the following advanced level units (50cp total) - NOTE Prerequisites may apply

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit is concerned with the question of the changing/evolving nature of violence in the international realm. Part one of the unit will trace the emergence of modern thought about violence through theoretical 'traditions' and the writings of Niccolo Machiavelli,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Provides a sociological perspective on the relationship between law and society through a critical analysis of the basic processes of law, issues of social power and legal institutions, and law reform and social change. The unit focuses on understanding legal…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

X…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit is designed to introduce students to the issues and processes associated with working with offenders, particularly those in prisons or under the supervision of community corrections. The unit explores issues pertaining directly to how best to work with…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartWinter school

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Explores the nature of environmental crime and its social regulation. The unit has three main topical concerns: First, to investigate the nature of environmental crime from the point of view of legal, ecological and justice perspectives, with an emphasis on…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit examines the position and experiences of young people in contemporary society, and challenges some of the negative discourses that surround 'youth'. It provides an analysis of the social construction of 'youth' and highlights diversity through an examination of…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Offers a systematic study of various forms of `disorder` in the post-Cold War era, with a particular focus on terrorism. States are increasingly confronted with unpredictable, internal and trans-national threats to their security, for example: new and diverse forms of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides the foundations for a critical understanding of theories, policies and practices in relation to the prevention of violence against women. It aims to increase students’ knowledge of the current empirical research in relation to violence against women;…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

International cooperation has undoubtly a positive ring to it. Recent decades have seen an impressive increase in inter-governmental and transnational cooperation, which often have been hailed for creating policies of peace and prosperity. Examples include the European Union, the Arms…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

 
If you choose your Major as Social Justice & Human Rights then your linked Experience & Engagement units (25cp) can be undertaken at intermediate or advanced level.

Choose 1 Minor

Choose ONE of the following pairs of compulsory introductory unit combinations (25cp total) - NOTE the pair chosen as part of the minor CAN NOT be studied as part of the chosen major

This unit provides an introduction to major areas in psychology and to basic techniques for psychological investigations. The online material covered includes the historical context of psychology, research ethics, lifespan development, abnormal psychology and learning. Students are required to undertake…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

KHA112 Psychology B provides a further introduction to major areas in Psychology and to basic techniques for psychological investigations. Online material covered includesresearch methods, intelligence, social psychology and cross-cultural psychology. Students are required to undertake additional reading to extend their…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

OR

This unit provides an introduction to the fundamentals of political science. It introduces students to some of the central ideas, concepts, actors, institutions and processes which characterise politics in democratic nations. It uses examples and case studies from Australia and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

We live in an uncertain and challenging era where global issues increasingly affect ourlocal daily lives. Forty years of uneven globalisation has been accompanied by the rise ofcorporations, regional and international institutions, and international nongovernmentalagencies. As important influencers of decision-making,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

OR

This unit introduces students to the Australian legal system, and the study of law. As the foundational unit for the UTAS law degree, Introduction to Law acquaints students with the key actors, institutions and concepts underlying the Australian legal system.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This introductory level law unit provides a thematic overview of the worlds Legal Systems. The unit examines and analyses the types of legal systems that directly or indirectly impact on our lives in Australia (Public International Law, Common Law and…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

OR

Sociology is essential for understanding the turbulence, change, diversity and mobility of the modern world. Sociology offers a precise way to understand, track and assess how ever-changing aspirations, technologies and economies impact on our social relations and cultures. In Sociology…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 1
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces students to central concepts and methods used by sociologists to study society. Like HGA101, this unit develops an understanding of sociology by examining the major social institutions and processes, and sociological modes of inquiry. The unit explores…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 2
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

OR

This unit provides an introduction to major theoretical areas in cognitive and biological psychology, and associated practical applications. Lecture topics include biological psychology, sensation, perception and memory, language, thinking and reasoning, motivation and emotions, and states of consciousness. In practical…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides an introduction to how theory and research in psychology can beapplied to provide insight into human behaviour in a wide range of settings. Topicscovered range from extreme sport to language in the digital age, clinical disorderssuch as…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

OR

This unit provides students with an understanding of the the complex contexts of diversity that can inform policing practice in productive and unproductive ways. This unit follows on from HSP108 What is Policing. It provides knowledge around contemporary ways of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Sociology is essential for understanding the turbulence, change, diversity and mobility of the modern world. Sociology offers a precise way to understand, track and assess how ever-changing aspirations, technologies and economies impact on our social relations and cultures. In Sociology…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 1
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following TWO compulsory units (25cp total)

This unit introduces students to the world of social research. It answers questions about how to produce knowledge through empirical research, and discusses the methods used to solve practical problems. The unit covers a wide range of social research methodologies and approaches,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

In this unit you will focus on sociological approaches to crime and the criminal justice system with the objective of understanding research and debates about: (i) the criminal justice system (police, courts, corrections); (ii) patterns of crime (measuring crime victims…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The unit offers a broad overview of the major theories and approaches to the study of crime and deviance. It provides a survey of diverse and competing interpretations of criminal and deviant acts, the situations and contexts within which crime…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following TWO compulsory units (25cp total)

Emergency management is when our communities, the public sector (governmentagencies), the private sector (businesses) and the not-for-profit sector (charities) worktogether to strengthen society’s capacity to withstand, plan for, respond to and recoverfrom disasters. This unit will provide you with an…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit examines policy and governance in emergency management. Students will examine policy and governance frameworks and structures from a local, state, national and international perspective. The unit will explore the policy and governance processes, structures and frameworks that span…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following TWO compulsory units (25cp total)

x…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit examines the application of general management principles to the particular context of emergency management where normal challenges are further complicated by system failures, inadequate information, complex multi-agency and whole of community approaches and a challenging political and social…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Choose ONE of the following pairs of compulsory introductory unit combinations (25cp total) - NOTE the pair chosen as part of the minor CAN NOT be studied as part of the chosen major

This unit provides an introduction to major areas in psychology and to basic techniques for psychological investigations. The online material covered includes the historical context of psychology, research ethics, lifespan development, abnormal psychology and learning. Students are required to undertake…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

KHA112 Psychology B provides a further introduction to major areas in Psychology and to basic techniques for psychological investigations. Online material covered includesresearch methods, intelligence, social psychology and cross-cultural psychology. Students are required to undertake additional reading to extend their…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

OR

This unit provides an introduction to the fundamentals of political science. It introduces students to some of the central ideas, concepts, actors, institutions and processes which characterise politics in democratic nations. It uses examples and case studies from Australia and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

We live in an uncertain and challenging era where global issues increasingly affect ourlocal daily lives. Forty years of uneven globalisation has been accompanied by the rise ofcorporations, regional and international institutions, and international nongovernmentalagencies. As important influencers of decision-making,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

OR

This unit introduces students to the Australian legal system, and the study of law. As the foundational unit for the UTAS law degree, Introduction to Law acquaints students with the key actors, institutions and concepts underlying the Australian legal system.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This introductory level law unit provides a thematic overview of the worlds Legal Systems. The unit examines and analyses the types of legal systems that directly or indirectly impact on our lives in Australia (Public International Law, Common Law and…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

OR

Sociology is essential for understanding the turbulence, change, diversity and mobility of the modern world. Sociology offers a precise way to understand, track and assess how ever-changing aspirations, technologies and economies impact on our social relations and cultures. In Sociology…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 1
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces students to central concepts and methods used by sociologists to study society. Like HGA101, this unit develops an understanding of sociology by examining the major social institutions and processes, and sociological modes of inquiry. The unit explores…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 2
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

OR

This unit provides an introduction to major theoretical areas in cognitive and biological psychology, and associated practical applications. Lecture topics include biological psychology, sensation, perception and memory, language, thinking and reasoning, motivation and emotions, and states of consciousness. In practical…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides an introduction to how theory and research in psychology can beapplied to provide insight into human behaviour in a wide range of settings. Topicscovered range from extreme sport to language in the digital age, clinical disorderssuch as…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

OR

This unit introduces students to central concepts and methods used by sociologists to study society. Like HGA101, this unit develops an understanding of sociology by examining the major social institutions and processes, and sociological modes of inquiry. The unit explores…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 2
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides students with an understanding of the contemporary nature of policing. Students will learn about the histories, governance, theories, and processes involved in policing work. It is recommended for those interested in pursuing a career in the police…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

OR

Sociology is essential for understanding the turbulence, change, diversity and mobility of the modern world. Sociology offers a precise way to understand, track and assess how ever-changing aspirations, technologies and economies impact on our social relations and cultures. In Sociology…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 1
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides students with an understanding of the the complex contexts of diversity that can inform policing practice in productive and unproductive ways. This unit follows on from HSP108 What is Policing. It provides knowledge around contemporary ways of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete the following TWO compulsory units (25cp total)

This unit provides an introduction to the emerging field of ‘forensic studies’. While forensic science usually refers to technical and vocational expertise, forensic studies explores the ‘forensic sciences’ as a social phenomenon. Forensic science has captured the public imagination in…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Forensic science is becoming an integral component of the criminal justice system. However, the role of forensic science in the criminal justice system is only now beginning to emerge as an area of research interest among criminologists.This unit provides a…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Year 1
Choose ONE of the following pairs of compulsory introductory unit combinations (25cp total) - NOTE the pair chosen as part of the minor CAN NOT be studied as part of the chosen major

This unit provides students with an understanding of the contemporary nature of policing. Students will learn about the histories, governance, theories, and processes involved in policing work. It is recommended for those interested in pursuing a career in the police…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces students to central concepts and methods used by sociologists to study society. Like HGA101, this unit develops an understanding of sociology by examining the major social institutions and processes, and sociological modes of inquiry. The unit explores…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 2
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

OR

This unit provides students with an understanding of the the complex contexts of diversity that can inform policing practice in productive and unproductive ways. This unit follows on from HSP108 What is Policing. It provides knowledge around contemporary ways of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Sociology is essential for understanding the turbulence, change, diversity and mobility of the modern world. Sociology offers a precise way to understand, track and assess how ever-changing aspirations, technologies and economies impact on our social relations and cultures. In Sociology…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 1
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

OR

This unit provides an introduction to the fundamentals of political science. It introduces students to some of the central ideas, concepts, actors, institutions and processes which characterise politics in democratic nations. It uses examples and case studies from Australia and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

We live in an uncertain and challenging era where global issues increasingly affect ourlocal daily lives. Forty years of uneven globalisation has been accompanied by the rise ofcorporations, regional and international institutions, and international nongovernmentalagencies. As important influencers of decision-making,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

OR

This unit introduces students to the Australian legal system, and the study of law. As the foundational unit for the UTAS law degree, Introduction to Law acquaints students with the key actors, institutions and concepts underlying the Australian legal system.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This introductory level law unit provides a thematic overview of the worlds Legal Systems. The unit examines and analyses the types of legal systems that directly or indirectly impact on our lives in Australia (Public International Law, Common Law and…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Choose TWO of the following units (25cp total)

This unit introduces students to the world of social research. It answers questions about how to produce knowledge through empirical research, and discusses the methods used to solve practical problems. The unit covers a wide range of social research methodologies and approaches,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit examines the roles and functions that the police play as a major agency of governance in society. The structures and strategies of policing are analysed and the relationships between government, the police, other governmental institutions and the public…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides a critical introduction to issues and debates relating to crime in the context of sport. From doping to corruption in the world game, sport and crime are inextricably linked. Sharing a number of themes and issues such…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Examines how social issues in contemporary Australia are constructed and interpreted across their social, cultural, political and moral dimensions. The unit examines the role of discourses in the construction of social issues, social groups and social arenas as social problems…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 2
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Choose ONE of the following pairs of compulsory introductory unit combinations (25cp total) - NOTE the pair chosen as part of the minor CAN NOT be studied as part of the chosen major

This unit provides an introduction to the fundamentals of political science. It introduces students to some of the central ideas, concepts, actors, institutions and processes which characterise politics in democratic nations. It uses examples and case studies from Australia and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

We live in an uncertain and challenging era where global issues increasingly affect ourlocal daily lives. Forty years of uneven globalisation has been accompanied by the rise ofcorporations, regional and international institutions, and international nongovernmentalagencies. As important influencers of decision-making,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

OR

Sociology is essential for understanding the turbulence, change, diversity and mobility of the modern world. Sociology offers a precise way to understand, track and assess how ever-changing aspirations, technologies and economies impact on our social relations and cultures. In Sociology…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 1
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces students to central concepts and methods used by sociologists to study society. Like HGA101, this unit develops an understanding of sociology by examining the major social institutions and processes, and sociological modes of inquiry. The unit explores…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 2
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

OR

This unit provides students with an understanding of the the complex contexts of diversity that can inform policing practice in productive and unproductive ways. This unit follows on from HSP108 What is Policing. It provides knowledge around contemporary ways of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Sociology is essential for understanding the turbulence, change, diversity and mobility of the modern world. Sociology offers a precise way to understand, track and assess how ever-changing aspirations, technologies and economies impact on our social relations and cultures. In Sociology…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 1
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

If you choose a Major in Criminology and minor in Social Justice then you must complete HGA237 Juvenile Justice and Child Protection and HGA226 Sport & Crime, as XBR212 Interdisciplinary Social Research is core for the Criminology Major. 

Choose TWO of the following units (25cp total)

This unit introduces students to the world of social research. It answers questions about how to produce knowledge through empirical research, and discusses the methods used to solve practical problems. The unit covers a wide range of social research methodologies and approaches,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides a critical introduction to the philosophies, principles and practices of juvenile justice and child protection. The interface between juvenile justice and child protection is well established, institutionally, historically and in terms of shared clients, and an informed…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 1
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides a critical introduction to issues and debates relating to crime in the context of sport. From doping to corruption in the world game, sport and crime are inextricably linked. Sharing a number of themes and issues such…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Students complete 8 Experience and Engagement Units (100cp)

Student Experience and Engagement are your choice of units from any study area across the University, subject to meeting relevant prerequisites and quotas. You may choose to enrol in additional art units or a study area from another degree (eg Geology, Marketing, Chinese). To explore the vast array of study areas from other degrees go to www.utas.edu.au/courses/search-units? and use the selection criteria to obtain more specific data (for example introductory level, semester 1, hobart, study area: french). If you need further assistance please contact Arts Student Central, Tel: 61 3 6226 7814 or email Arts.Faculty@utas.edu.au.
 

50cp of Experience and Engagement units must be undertaken at Introductory Level (100).

25cp of Experience and Engagement units are linked to your major choice and must be undertaken at intermediate or advanced level.

25cp of Experience and Engagement units can be at any level.

 

The following units are suggested when considering engagement opportunities

Introductory

Contemporary media is saturated with images of extreme weather events, hunger,poverty, conflict, pollution, austerity, and financial crisis. Mounting evidence suggeststhe 21st century will be defined by unprecedented challenges related to environmentalinstability, economic inequality and risks to social well-being on a…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The challenge of ensuring adequate and sustainable food production and equitable access to food for a diverse human population in the 21st century is crucial and profoundly complex. This unit helps you contribute to meeting this challenge. The interdisciplinary skills…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Do you consider yourself an ethical individual? Do you think you understand what is meant by social responsibility? We all know that ethical and value-driven leaders are required in society and what this unit will do is challenge your current…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

 
Intermediate

This second-year unit Working with Communities will give students in a range of conceptual and practical tools to understand the complex idea of community and skills to work effectively with diverse communities in their professional practice. The focus is on…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

In this breadth unit you will investigate how to enhance resilience in the face of an emergency. Breadth units are units that must address ‘wicked problems’. A wicked problem is a problem that is difficult or impossible to solve because…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

 
Advanced

This unit will provide you with the intellectual resources to reach your own informed judgments about when it would be morally right for your nation to resort to the use of armed force and what legal limits the use of…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The fast-paced development of new digital technologies provides powerful resources for addressing today's social and environmental challenges. Combining the perspectives of business entrepreneurship, regional science and information systems, this breadth unit will uncover the potential of digitally connected social entrepreneurship…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

With careful planning it may be possible to use the Experience and Engagement units to build upon your minor to complete a second major.

Complete the following FOUR compulsory units (50cp):

This is the core intermediate unit for any students enrolled in the Bachelor of Justice Studies. The Unit combines knowledge of the international human rights framework with an understanding and appreciation of the complexities inherent in the pursuit of global…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Human Rights are fundamental human rights that are inherent in every individual on the basis of humanity. They are underpinned by concepts of human dignity and the essential equality of all people. This breadth unit takes an inter-disciplinary perspective to…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit explores the changing patterns of social hierarchy (income, power and status) and exclusion (prejudice and discrimination) within contemporary societies and globally, with a particular focus on Australia. The unit examines theoretical debates on causes and consequences of inequalities,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit will provide you with the intellectual resources to reach your own informed judgments about when it would be morally right for your nation to resort to the use of armed force and what legal limits the use of…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

 
Research Pathway
Students must complete the following (100cp total)

This unit provides the foundations for a critical understanding of key issues, debates and theoretical approaches in criminology and criminal justice. The unit offers an overview of major cutting-edge perspectives in criminology, with particular focus on critical criminology, feminist criminology,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The supervised Reading Course covers a topic selected by the student in consultation with a designated member of staff. The course consists of regular meetings and discussions, lasts for one semester and is assessed via a written paper.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The Research Project Design unit introduces you to the ideas and tasks that need to be considered before commencing your research project. It will be will be taught in weekly two hour seminar sessions from week 1 to week 10…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The Honours Skills and Research Methods Workshop will be taught in weekly two hour seminar sessions from week 1 to week 10 (co-taught with HGA 404). In most weeks a sociological or criminological staff member with expertise in a particular…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The thesis is a 12,000 word (maximum) research project based on the student's own empirical research - this research may be of a qualitative and/or quantitative nature. The supervision of the project involves (where applicable) the gaining of ethics approval,…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Conform to the conventions of academic writing with respect to data presentation, appropriate referencing of sources, and written expression.…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Research Pathway
Students must complete the following units (75cp total)

Involves supervised research on a subject related to contemporary policing policy and practice that is approved by the Head of School or Honours Coordinator. The results of the research are reported in a 15,000 word thesis commenced in Thesis A…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Involves supervised research on a subject related to contemporary policing policy and practice that is approved by the Head of School or Honours Coordinator. The results of the research are reported in a 15,000 word thesis commenced in Thesis A…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

AND complete the following TWO units (25cp)

The Research Project Design unit introduces you to the ideas and tasks that need to be considered before commencing your research project. It will be will be taught in weekly two hour seminar sessions from week 1 to week 10…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The Honours Skills and Research Methods Workshop will be taught in weekly two hour seminar sessions from week 1 to week 10 (co-taught with HGA 404). In most weeks a sociological or criminological staff member with expertise in a particular…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

OR

Involves supervised reading on a topic selected by the student in consultation with an appropriate member of staff. Students must justify why they wish to enrol in this unit instead of another unit on offer. Enrolment in this unit requires…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Research Pathway
Students must complete the following (50cp)

Involves supervised reading on a topic selected by the student in consultation with an appropriate member of staff. Students must justify why they wish to enrol in this unit instead of another unit on offer. Enrolment in this unit requires…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

And one of the following unit combinations (50cp)

x…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

x…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

OR

x…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

x…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Students complete the following units (50cp)

This unit provides the foundations for a critical understanding of key issues, debates and theoretical approaches in criminology and criminal justice. The unit offers an overview of major cutting-edge perspectives in criminology, with particular focus on critical criminology, feminist criminology,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The supervised Reading Course covers a topic selected by the student in consultation with a designated member of staff. The course consists of regular meetings and discussions, lasts for one semester and is assessed via a written paper.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The Research Project Design unit introduces you to the ideas and tasks that need to be considered before commencing your research project. It will be will be taught in weekly two hour seminar sessions from week 1 to week 10…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The Honours Skills and Research Methods Workshop will be taught in weekly two hour seminar sessions from week 1 to week 10 (co-taught with HGA 404). In most weeks a sociological or criminological staff member with expertise in a particular…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

AND choose upto 50cp from the following units

This unit is designed to introduce students to the issues and processes associated with working with offenders, particularly those under the authority of corrective services in prison and community corrections. The unit explores issues pertaining directly to how best to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartWinter school

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

xThis unit provides a survey and overview of interventions in the field of forensic studies. The unit covers topics such as crime scene investigation, forensic science, e-forensics, forensic interventions in social work and psychology, and the sociology of forensic studies.…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides a critical introduction to the philosophies, principles and practices of juvenile justice and child protection. The interface between juvenile justice and child protection is well established, institutionally, historically and in terms of shared clients, and an informed…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Students complete the following units (50cp)
AND choose upto 50cp from the following units

HPP411 Policy Development examines the central approaches to understanding the policy process. Key phases of this process will be explored including the initiation, development, implementation, evaluation and analysis of public policy. Difficulties and ambiguity inherent within political decision-making will also…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit explores major conceptual, empirical and normative issues surrounding the implementation and evaluation of public policy. Both of these phases of the policy process are examined separately and in relation to each other and to other concepts such as…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

The unit focuses on contemporary forms of terrorism, placing them within the context of comparative and historical political violence. This enables a broader understanding of terrorism and counterterrorism beyond the events of ‘9/11’ and the ‘global war on terrorism’. The…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

The unit consists of supervised research, within an advanced level study of contemporary policing and public order issues concerning such topics as police accountability, leadership and management; police culture; police deviancy, oversight and reform; militarisation; community policing; race, gender and…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The unit consists of supervised research, within an advanced level study of contemporary policing and public order issues concerning such topics as police accountability, leadership and management; police culture; police deviancy, oversight and reform; militarisation; community policing; race, gender and…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Students complete the following units (50cp)

The Honours Skills and Research Methods Workshop will be taught in weekly two hour seminar sessions from week 1 to week 10 (co-taught with HGA 404). In most weeks a sociological or criminological staff member with expertise in a particular…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The Research Project Design unit introduces you to the ideas and tasks that need to be considered before commencing your research project. It will be will be taught in weekly two hour seminar sessions from week 1 to week 10…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

 
AND choose upto 50cp from the following units

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

The unit provides students with an understanding of the political economy of globalisation, development and sustainability. Topics covered include (a) conceptualisations of globalisation and the global political economy of trade, money and investment regimes; (b) theories of development, the Third…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The supervised Reading Course covers a topic selected by the student in consultation with a designated member of staff. The course consists of regular meetings and discussions, lasts for one semester and is assessed via a written paper.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The Directed Study unit is a research paper focussing on a theoretical and/or substantive topic area. In 2017, the unit lasts for one semester and consists of two options. Option 1: An independent reading course with a supervisor. Option 2:…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides the foundations for a critical understanding of key issues, debates and theoretical approaches in criminology and criminal justice. The unit offers an overview of major cutting-edge perspectives in criminology, with particular focus on critical criminology, feminist criminology,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Who commits sex crimes? What are their profiles? What impacts do sexual crimes have upon the survivors (victims) of these offences? And what does the criminal justice system do to prevent sex crimes? These are central questions addressed by this…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit explores the theory, methods, practical applications and analysis of particular crime and criminal justice topics in specific areas of concern. It is designed to provide an opportunity to examine diverse subject matter by drawing upon the specialist expertise…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Students must complete the following core units (75cp)

The Research Project Design unit introduces you to the ideas and tasks that need to be considered before commencing your research project. It will be will be taught in weekly two hour seminar sessions from week 1 to week 10…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The Honours Skills and Research Methods Workshop will be taught in weekly two hour seminar sessions from week 1 to week 10 (co-taught with HGA 404). In most weeks a sociological or criminological staff member with expertise in a particular…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

HSS4xx Applied Honours Project A
HSS4xx Applied Honours Project B
PLUS 25cp of elective coursework units to complement the Honours project, chosen from the coursework units listed in the BJSt(Hons) Research pathway, or as approved by the course coordinator.
Students may take up to 25cp at level200/300 of study to complement the Honours project, with the approval of the course coordinator

Entry requirements

Continuing students refer to the course page and code provided above for the year you commenced. New students go to 13Q.

Detailed admissions information and advice for all undergraduate courses, including comprehensive, course-level student profiles, is available from UTAS Admissions.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Detailed tuition fee information for domestic students is available at the Domestic Student Fees website, including additional information in relation to a compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

International students

2022 Total Course Fee (international students): $0 AUD*.

Course cost based on a rate of $28,000 AUD per standard, full-time year of study (100 credit points).

* Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

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