Master of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Be an agent for change in our criminal justice system with AUT's Master of Criminology and Criminal Justice.

This degree focuses on the communities most affected by the criminal justice system including Māori, Pacific and other vulnerable communities.

The Master of Criminology and Criminal Justice considers how colonisation has influenced the criminal justice system as well as how communities have responded. It covers how ethnicities, class, gender and age interact with the criminal justice system, with a particular focus on children and youth crime.

Start date: 2020

Minimum entry requirements

Must have completed one of the following with a minimum of a B grade average or higher in papers at level 7 or equivalent:

  • Bachelor of Arts (Criminology); or
  • Graduate Diploma in Arts (Criminology); or
  • A relevant degree/qualification

International student entry requirements

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent

English language requirements

Career opportunities for graduates include:

  • Department of Corrections
  • Local authorities
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Ministry of Social Development
  • National and international human rights organisations
Quick facts
Programme code:
AK1067
Level:
9
Points:
180
Duration:
1.5 years full-time
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:

24 Feb 2020

13 Jul 2020

Fees:
Domestic
$8,540
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 points of this 180-point programme in 2019. The exact tuition fee will depend on papers selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year, if you are planning for beyond 2019, the tuition fee may vary from the figure stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
International
$31,120
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 points of this 180-point programme in 2019. The exact tuition fee will depend on papers selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year, if you are planning for beyond 2019, the tuition fee may vary from the figure stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
  • International students' tuition fees reflect the full cost of tuition. Domestic students' tuition fees are less due to a proportion of the tuition fees being funded by the New Zealand Government.

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