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Master of Criminology, Justice and Regulation (Advanced)

A single two year graduate degree offered by the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

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  • Length 2 year full-time
  • Minimum 96 Units
  • Field of Education
    • Criminology
  • Length 2 year full-time
  • Minimum 96 Units
  • Field of Education
    • Criminology

The Masters of Criminology, Justice and Regulation (Advanced) prepares graduates for careers in regulatory policy and the management and control of illegal activity in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. Relevant professional fields include justice policy; indigenous justice; policing and corrections; transnational justice cooperation; law and justice development assistance and peacekeeping/peace-building. This program gives students an opportunity to research in depth topics such as personal crime; corporate, serious and organized crime; financial crime and money laundering; corruption; cyber-security and cybercrime; the internet of things; environmental crime; and transnational and terrorist crime.

Career Options

Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.

The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

This program is available for applications to commence from First Semester, 2018

Employment Opportunities

The Master of Criminology, Justice and Regulation is designed to lead into careers in regulatory policy and the management of illegal activity in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region in organisations such as:

  • Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department
  • Australian Federal Police
  • State justice departments
  • Policy units in government
  • State policing and corrections
  • NGOs delivering law and justice reforms in development
  • International organizations tasked with peacekeeping and peacebuilding

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:

1.    Demonstrate advanced knowledge of the key theoretical debates in criminology, justice and regulation and how these apply to the practical challenges combatting crime and regulating illegal activity in Australia, within Asia and the Pacific, transnationally and globally;
2.    Understand the challenges of, and strategies for, developing regulatory policy and governance institutions to deter, detect, control and enforce against established and new forms of criminal and predatory behaviour;
3.    Analyse, synthesize and communicate at an advanced level the complex regulatory problems and governance strategies concerning criminal behaviour from multiple disciplinary and professional standpoints;
4.    Demonstrate advanced mastery of different research methodologies and apply them with the appropriate tools for an evidence-based approach to criminology, justice and regulatory policy.

Admission Requirements

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 6.0/7.

Students must have the written agreement of an identified supervisor in order to enrol in either REGN8008 or THES8103 Thesis in a specified semester, one calendar year in advance of the start date of that semester. Students who do not have the written agreement of an identified supervisor one calendar year in advance, or whose agreed supervisor either subsequently leaves the university or is on leave from the university, will be transferred to the Master of Criminology, Justice and Regulation.

Cognate Disciplines

Anthropology, Criminology, Development Studies, International Relations, Law, Political Science, Policy Studies, Psychology, Security Studies, Sociology

English Language Requirements

All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students.

Assessment of Qualifications

Unless otherwise indicated, ANU will accept all Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications or international equivalents that meet or exceed the published admission requirements of our programs, provided all other admission requirements are also met. Where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will base assessment on the qualification that best meets the admission requirements for the program. Find out more about the Australian Qualifications Framework: www.aqf.edu.au

ANU uses a 7-point Grade Point Average (GPA) scale. All qualifications submitted for admission at ANU will be converted to this common scale, which will determine if an applicant meets our published admission requirements. Find out more about how a 7-point GPA is calculated for Australian universities: www.uac.edu.au/future-applicants/admission-criteria/tertiary-qualifications

Unless otherwise indicated, where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will calculate the GPA for each qualification separately. ANU will base assessment on the best GPA of all completed tertiary qualifications of the same level or higher.

Application for course credits

Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for up to 24 units (one semester) of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Bachelor degree with Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for up to 48 units (one year) of credit.

 

 

Domestic Tuition Fees (DTF)

For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

Annual indicative fee for international students
$42,960.00

Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

Program Requirements

The Master of Criminology, Justice and Regulation (Advanced) requires the completion of 96 units, which must consist of:

24 units from completion of introductory Criminology, Justice and Regulation courses from the following list:

CRIM6001 Criminal Behaviour

CRIM6002 Organised Crime: Understanding a Global Phenomenon

CRIM6003 Controversies in Crime Control

CRIM6004 Dimensions of Crime: Identifying and Controlling Offenders

CRIM6006 Young People and Crime: Developmental Criminology and its Discontents

CRIM6009 Corruption in our world

CRIM6010 Cybercrime: an introduction

HIST6232 Crime and Justice: Historical Dilemmas

SOCY6064 Surveillance and Society

 

18 units from completion of the following compulsory courses:

CRIM8001 Theories of Crime and Justice

REGN8001 Methods in Crime, Justice and Regulation

REGN8052 Regulation and Governance
 

6 units from completion of one of the following applied theory and contemporary issues courses:

REGN8007 Violence in the Contemporary World

REGN8002 Governance and Social Theory


24 units from completion of one of the following thesis courses:

REGN8008 Criminology, Justice and Regulation Thesis

THES8103 Thesis
 

A minimum of 12 units from completion of courses from any of the following lists:

Skills and Data Analysis for Criminology

DIPL8004 Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

LAWS8323 Strategic Negotiation Skills

SOCR8008 Qualitative Social Research

SOCR8001 Statistics for Social Scientists

SOCR8002 Survey Data Analysis

SOCR8006 Online Research Methods

SOCR8009 Quantitative Social Research


Research Intensive and Masterclass Courses

REGN8009 Criminology, Justice and Regulation Research Topic

REGN8010 Masterclass in Criminology, Justice Regulation

SOCR8004 Special Topics in Social Research


Regulatory Theory and Practice

LAWS8034 Law and Regulation

LAWS8587 Legal Framework for Regulation

REGN8052 Regulation and Governance

REGN8053 Governance and Social Theory


Crime, Security and Terror

CRIM8003 Transnational and Organised Crime

CRIM8004 White Collar Crime: Fraud, Money Laundering and Corruption

LAWS8033 Prisons, Prisoners and the Law

MEAS8102 Islamic Radicalism

MEAS8111 Islam, the West and International Terrorism

NSPO8007 National Security: Concepts and Challenges

NSPO8017 Malicious Networks: Transnational Terrorism and Crime

NSPO8019 Sectarianism and Religiously Motivated Violence

POGO8076 Corruption and Anti-corruption

POLS8027 Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

STST8021 Intelligence and Security

STST8027 Insurgency & Counterinsurgency in an Age of Terror


Cybersecurity and Cybercrime

CRIM8002 Cyber-security and Cybercrime

NSPO8021 Statecraft and national security in cyberspace


Development, Crime and Governance

ANTH8032 Law, Order and Conflict in the Pacific

LAWS8566 International Criminal Law

POGO8072 Development Theories and Themes

POGO8076 Corruption and Anti-corruption

POLS8028 Post Conflict Justice

REGN8004 International Criminal Justice

REGN8007 Violence in the Contemporary World

REGN8011 Reforming Law and Justice in Asia and the Pacific

REGN8053 Governance and Social Theory


Restorative Justice

REGN8005 Evidence-based restorative justice


Transnational Crime and Corruption

CRIM8003 Global Crime: Transnational and Organised Crime

CRIM8004 White Collar Crime: Fraud, Money Laundering and Corruption

LAWS8566 International Criminal Law

POGO8076 Corruption and Anti-corruption

REGN8004 International Criminal Justice
 

A maximum of 12 units from completion of Professional Internships courses from the following list:

ANIP6503 Australian National Internships Program Internship A (Graduate)

ANIP6505 Australian National Internships Program B

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