Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Criminology and Justice - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Criminology and Justice

Start studying this degree from home. Due to the evolving situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, USC’s classes in Semester 2, 2020 are ready to be delivered online, though we’ll be teaching face-to-face again as soon as we can!

*International students who are offshore (outside of Australia) should contact USC International to discuss their study options.

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Succeed in business by understanding people

Learn how to safeguard businesses by understanding crime and crime trends, with a practical double degree that combines business with criminology and justice. You’ll study the legal and criminal justice systems, and how to develop fair and effective methods for crime prevention. You’ll also build strong analytic and problem-solving skills – essential for both business and crime prevention, to ensure you remain in front of emerging trends such as cyber scams and fraud.

Study locations
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Moreton Bay
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Program length (full-time)
4 years
Annual tuition fee 2020
Estimated total tuition fee *
  • Only a full-time option is available to international students on a Student visa. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.
  • * Estimated tuition fees are based on 2020 rates. Refer to international fees for more information.
  • Not all majors/minors and elective options are available at every campus. You should refer to the What Can I Study tab, and the proposed study sequence for your chosen campus and intake for further information.
Study locations QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 017611
  • Moreton Bay From 2021
Minimum selection threshold
ATAR - 54.55 OP - 18 Rank - 64
USC program code
Semester 1 or Semester 2
4 years full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
Blended Learning
Recommended prior study
English; Maths A, B or C
Total courses
Total units

In this program you will:

  • Gain a strong foundation in the fundamentals of modern business, including economics, management, marketing, international trade business law, corporate governance and social responsibility
  • Develop strong analytical skills to interpret trends relating to crime or business
  • Understand the role of the justice system
  • Examine policies that impact policing, courts, corrections and allied agencies
  • Have the chance to complete a professional placement in your final year in the field of criminology and justice

Career opportunities

  • Policing and law enforcement
  • Security and intelligence (private and public)
  • Advocacy
  • Youth justice
  • Custodial corrections officer
  • Crime prevention
  • Research and policy
  • Business manager
  • Entrepreneur

What will I study?

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