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Bachelor of Criminal Justice in Correctional Management
Modes of Study  Full-time/ Part-time
Duration 3 Years
Level Undergraduate
Course Code 07BCOR


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. 


Admission Requirements 


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). 

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