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Subject Area: Criminology and Criminal Justice

This course provides you with the unique opportunity to gain practical experience and deeper understanding of the criminal justice and related agencies. Aligned with UNSW’s emphasis on work-integrated learning, this course is a structured and supported work placement designed to give you practical experience in tackling criminal justice challenges through working with an criminal justice/related government or non-government organisation. This will be a one-of a kind experience to help you understand how criminal justice works in practice.

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice Program (BCCJ) and students enrolled in the Criminology Major in the Bachelor of Arts (BA). Enrolment is by course authority and is subject to a selection process involving a written submission and interview. To be eligible to apply, you must:

  • have a minimum WAM of 75;
  • have completed a minimum of 96 UOC overall including CRIM1010, CRIM1011, and CRIM2042
  • be in good academic standing.

This course is taken in place of CRIM3000.

Study Level


Offering Terms

Term 2, Term 3



Delivery Mode

Partially online

Indicative contact hours


Conditions for Enrolment

Prerequisite: 96 uoc including CRIM1010, CRIM1011 and CRIM2042, WAM 75, and in the final year of a Criminology major or Criminology & Criminal Justice single or double degree. Students in program 4034 are not eligible to enrol. Consent required.


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