The Bachelor of Criminal Justice in Correctional Management compare penal and correctional systems from global perspective.
Students examine current issues and gain advanced knowledge of the philosophies and theories that guide correctional systems,
policies, structures and functions.
Overall, the Bachelor of Criminal Justice in Correctional Management aims at: Providing students with a diverse range skills and
competencies which are both discipline‐specific and job related, and facilitating the development of highly generic cognitive and
intellectual skills, enabling a graduate to adapt in a continuously changing Criminal Justice System; fostering an understanding of
how learned academic knowledge and skills interact and inform the development of professional correctional practices across
communities and criminal justice sectors, taking into consideration international best practices and standards.
The Certificate in Criminal Justice (Level 5), as a first exit level, is designed to equip students with the requisite knowledge and
skills in dealing with criminal justice issues in different organisations, including state and private security agencies, and to
provide the basis for further learning. The certificate will provide students with the fundamentals of the criminal justice
system, juvenile justice, crime and criminal behavior. Students who exit with a Certificate in Criminal Justice (Level 5) will be
employed in the public and private sectors as correctional, police, judiciary, and security officers at entry level. Bachelor
degree holders will find employment as correctional practitioners in the public and private sectors.
Candidates may be admitted to the Bachelor of Criminal Justice in Correctional Management programme if they meet the General
Admission Requirements of the University (GI2.1 in Part 1 of the NUST Yearbook).
Mature Age candidates will be considered provided they meet the requirements of the University (GI2.2 in Part 1 of the Yearbook).