ACR306 - Careers in Criminal Justice


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: This unit is only available to students enrolled in A329, D329, D335, D380, D390

Students must complete unit ACR101, ACR102, ACR201 and ACR202 and 4 credit points at level 2


Students must be enrolled in course A329, D380, D390, D335 or D329

Incompatible with: ACR303
Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2-hour seminar (weeks 1, 4, 7, 8), 1 x 1-hour online lecture and 1 x 1-hour online seminar (weeks 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11)

Scheduled learning activities - online

1 x 2-hour online seminar (weeks 1, 4, 7, 8; recordings provided), 1 x 1-hour online lecture and 1 x 1-hour online seminar (weeks 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11; recordings provided)


This unit facilitates a deeper knowledge of the various employment opportunities available in criminology-related industries. It directly supports students to further develop relevant skills and improve employability in their preferred career. The unit incorporates presentations from a number of industry and other stakeholder partners who each provide personal insight about their roles within various criminal justice related organisations and agencies, and offer advice to students on how to successfully enter their field of work. Seminars feature representatives from a broad range of professions, including law enforcement, intelligence, corrections, legal services, private security, government departments and community service agencies. The regular seminars will be accompanied by online activities, discussions and assessment tasks that simulate the research and policy work required within criminology-related fields of employment. Assessment tasks in this unit are designed to serve as a resource for career development and progression beyond graduation.

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