Postgraduate Diploma in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Advance your knowledge of criminology and criminal justice, and develop your critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills.

If you already have a degree, this programme can help you deepen your knowledge of criminology and make your CV stand out. It can also serve as a pathway to further study.

Start date: 2020

Minimum entry requirements

  • Bachelor of Arts (Criminology and Criminal Justice) or an equivalent 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
  • New Zealand Customs
  • New Zealand Police
  • Non-governmental community groups
Quick facts
Programme code:
AK1074
Level:
8
Points:
120
Duration:
1 year full-time
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:

24 Feb 2020

Fees:
Domestic
$8,540
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 points 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 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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