Whether you're aiming for legal practice, legal administration, management or specialist roles, we can provide the knowledge, skills and professional recognition you'll need.

We offer degrees in criminal justice that lead to work in law enforcement or prevention programs, and short courses for legal professionals.

Bachelor of Criminal Justice
Gain in-depth knowledge of our justice systems and a holistic approach to community justice with the Bachelor of Criminal Justice.
Duration 3 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode Hybrid, In person
Bachelor of Criminology

Explore impactful legal and social issues and solve real problems in the community with a Bachelor of Criminology at Victoria University (VU).

Duration 3 years Campus City Campus Delivery mode In person
Bachelor of Legal Services
Develop core knowledge of the principles and practices of legal services industry supported by studies in legal writing, interviewing, and legal research and compliance.
Duration 3 years Campus City Campus, Footscray Park, Online Real Time Delivery mode In person, Online Real Time

Professional Course in Notarial Practice JQNP

Gain the pre-eminent qualification for notaries in Australia and New Zealand with Victoria University's Professional Course in Notarial Practice.

Duration 17 weeks Campus City Queen Delivery mode In person

At Victoria University (VU), we want you to follow your passion and excel in the industry you've always dreamed of.

We're one of Australia's most industry-connected institutions, and are one of the top 2% of universities in the world.

You'll learn from leading industry professionals who combine theory with practice to prepare you for your career from day one.


Depending on your area of study, your qualification will be recognised in areas including:

  • police work and law enforcement
  • community legal settings
  • security and intelligence organisations
  • corrections
  • community courts
  • youth justice
  • community services.

Possible job titles include:

  • police officer or correctional officer
  • customs or border-force officer
  • public service administrator
  • court administrator
  • corrections worker
  • community justice worker.