Diploma in Criminal and Community Justice Extended

  • Effective from: 2022
  • Approved Abbreviation: DipCrimCtyJust
  • Western Sydney University Program Code: 7154
  • AQF Level: 5

CRICOS Code: 086042A

This program applies to students who commenced in 2022 or later.

Students should follow the program structure for the session start date relevant to the year they commenced.

For Commencement Year 2020 and 2021 - please refer to 7154.2 - Diploma in Criminal and Community Justice Extended

For Commencement Year 2018 and 2019 - please refer to 7154.1 - Diploma in Criminal and Community Justice Extended

This program is delivered by Western Sydney University, The College as an agent of Western Sydney University.

This program is designed to provide students with the first year subjects included in the Criminal and Community Justice degree. The inclusion of additional preparatory subjects is designed to assist students in the transition to study at University level. The Diploma is delivered via extended face to face hours in smaller learning environments. Students who successfully complete this Diploma will articulate into the Criminal and Community Justice degree with up to one year (80 credit points) equivalent of advanced standing.

For more information on Western Sydney University, The College, please refer to their web site.

Western Sydney University, The College

Study Mode

One and a half years full-time (four terms).

Program Advice

College Program Enquiries
 

Prospective students should visit the following websites for general enquiries about this program.

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Location

Campus Attendance Mode Advice
Bankstown Campus Full Time Internal See above

Admission

This program is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents who are aged 17 years or over and not currently enrolled in or completing Year 12 in the same year of intended admission.

International Students

IELTS 5.5 with minimum 5.0 in each sub band; or equivalent results from The College English Language Program or The College English Entrance Test; and completion of year 11 or equivalent with specified results.

Program Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 130 credit points which include the subjects listed in the pathways below.

Students must be enrolled in the Diploma in Criminal and Community Justice Extended to complete this pathway. Students are categorised into three Pathways. See individual links below for detailed program structure.

Students must pass 40 credit points from the following preparatory subjects prior to enrolling in the University level subjects (WSTC).

Students must pass all the Preparatory subjects (WSTC Prep) for which no advanced standing will be granted in the University degree program.

Local Recent School Leavers and Non-Credentialed Applicants

Subject Title Credit Points
Term 1 of Study
BEHV 0001Introduction to Human Behaviour (WSTC Prep)10
JUST 0003Introduction to the Australian Legal System (WSTC Prep)10
LANG 0054Professional Communication Skills for Policing and Justice (WSTC Prep)10
HUMN 0020Understanding Academic Life (WSTC Prep)10
Term 2 of Study
LANG 0052Academic Communication for Policing and Justice (WSTC Prep)10
CULT 1025Introduction to Criminal Justice (WSTC)10
BEHV 1023The Individual in Society (WSTC)10
Term 3 of Study
WELF 1004Human Services Intervention Strategies (WSTC)10
HUMN 1062Introduction to Indigenous Australia: Peoples, Places and Philosophies (WSTC)10
CULT 1019Understanding Society (WSTC)10
Term 4 of Study
WELF 2009Human Rights, Human Services and the Law (WSTC)10
HUMN 1042People, Place and Social Difference (WSTC)10
Select one of the following:10
Crime, Deviance and Society (WSTC)
Mental Health in the Community (WSTC)
Total Credit Points130

International Students

Subject Title Credit Points
Term 1 of Study
LANG 0026English for International Students 1 (WSTC Prep)0
JUST 0003Introduction to the Australian Legal System (WSTC Prep)10
BEHV 0001Introduction to Human Behaviour (WSTC Prep)10
LANG 0054Professional Communication Skills for Policing and Justice (WSTC Prep)10
HUMN 0020Understanding Academic Life (WSTC Prep)10
Term 2 of Study
LANG 0052Academic Communication for Policing and Justice (WSTC Prep)10
CULT 1025Introduction to Criminal Justice (WSTC)10
BEHV 1023The Individual in Society (WSTC)10
Term 3 of Study
WELF 1004Human Services Intervention Strategies (WSTC)10
HUMN 1062Introduction to Indigenous Australia: Peoples, Places and Philosophies (WSTC)10
CULT 1019Understanding Society (WSTC)10
Term 4 of Study
WELF 2009Human Rights, Human Services and the Law (WSTC)10
HUMN 1042People, Place and Social Difference (WSTC)10
Select one of the following:10
Crime, Deviance and Society (WSTC)
Mental Health in the Community (WSTC)
Total Credit Points130