APU has educated students who, having already earned a bachelor law degree, wish to pursue an advanced course of study in furtherance of careers in teaching or Judicial Services etc.
Master of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice programme can be completed over two academic year of full-time study, or between three and four consecutive years of part-time study. Classes are generally held on weekday evenings, and occasionally on Saturdays.
This Masters degree builds on the knowledge from the Graduate Degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice and will equip you for leading roles in criminal justice fields, tackling current and emerging criminal justice problems. You will develop a deeper understanding of the problem of crime in contemporary Australian society and key criminological theories and issues. You will have the opportunity to specialise through elective courses that focus either on specific agency or crime issues.
We look for applicants who are curious, determined and creative. We take into account special talents or successes that might not appear on a transcript. If this sounds like you, choose APU.
You will be prepared for work in community health, corrections, crime prevention, criminal justice research organisations, customs, family services, justice administration and policy, law, local government, mental health, military services and policing.
You have done your research and explored your options, and you know that APU is the perfect place for you. Now it is time to take the next step towards a career.