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1. The Faculty of Arts may accept as a candidate for the Master of Criminology and Corrections a person who:

  1. has qualified for admission to a Bachelor Degree in the University of Tasmania, or
  2. has qualified for admission to the Graduate Diploma in Criminology and Corrections in the University of Tasmania; or
  3. holds a qualification of another university or tertiary institution approved by the Faculty for this purpose, and who is deemed by the Faculty to be equivalent to a candidate in paragraph (a);
  4. in exceptional circumstances holds a tertiary qualification and whose employment experience indicates a level of knowledge and skill deemed by the Faculty to be sufficient to complete the course satisfactorily

2. Candidates for the award shall complete the award requirements, as hereinafter prescribed, in not less than three semesters of full-time study (or its equivalent) and not more than four consecutive calendar years of part-time study, from the time of first enrolment.

Course Structure

3. To qualify for the award, the candidate shall pass units totalling 150% from the accompanying Schedule.

4. The units which may be included in a course for the award shall, unless otherwise approved by the Dean, be in accordance with the Schedule of Units accompanying these specifications.

5. Units may be counted towards the award only if they have been taken in accordance with prerequisites determined by the Faculty of Arts and as summarised in the accompanying Schedule of Units.

6. A candidate normally may not enrol in any semester in units totalling more than 50% weighting.

7. Where two or more units of the same name or content are offered within the University, only one may be counted towards the award.

8. In every case the candidate's choice of units and the order in which they are taken shall be subject to approval by the Dean of the Faculty of Arts in accordance with the requirements of paragraph 3.

Credit for Previous Studies

9. Passes in subjects or units in other honours or postgraduate courses (completed or otherwise) in this University or another approved tertiary institution (or other approved professional examining body) may be credited towards the degree, provided that the Faculty may specify what more a candidate so credited shall be required to do to qualify for the award.


10. The Faculty may from time to time make amendments to the Schedules to these specifications.

11. These specifications shall take effect on 1 January 2005 and shall apply to all candidates for the award including those enrolling for the first time in that year and those enrolled subsequently.

12. The approved abbreviation for the Master of Criminology and Corrections shall be MCrimCorr.

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