It is beneficial for those seeking entry into the Diploma satisfy at least one of the entry requirements provided below:
- successful completion of a Certificate IV in Crime and Justice Studies; or
- successful completion of a Certificate IV qualification; or
- completion of Year 12 or equivalent with a sound achievement in English; or
- relevant work of life experience in the business or justice fields.
It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Reader. This equipment and software is available for use at most TAFE Queensland locations.
You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.
The Robina campus will be a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) campus for general learning. Students are able to access discounted pricing for device purchases via JB Hi-Fi. TAFE Queensland will have some portable devices available for short term loan and there will also be a limited number of desktop computers located on-site that students will be able to access. For all the details visit the BYOD page on our website.
Need to know
When studying online it is strongly recommended students follow the order of study and enrol in no more than two units per intake or the units required to complete one cluster/stage, unless otherwise advised.
The Southport delivery is only available to students who have successfully completed the 10971NAT Certificate IV in Justice Studies as the intake will only be delivering 8 units.
Students who have completed the Certificate IV in Justice Studies outside TAFE Queensland, or are missing the required electives, may be required to complete extra units for an additional price.