JST264 Criminal Justice Studies with an International Context (8)

This subject will allow the student to undertake an intensive international or domestic experience engaging with international students in the study of comparative perspectives in criminal justice issues. On successful completion of this subject students will have expanded their criminal justice knowledge base and broadened their understanding of international responses to specific criminal justice issues.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2021.

Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


Centre for Law and Justice

Enrolment Restrictions

Enrolment is restricted to student participating in the intensive international or domestic experience

Assumed Knowledge

Any first level JST subject

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • Compare criminal justice issues using international perspectives;
  • differentiate between domestic and international criminal justice responses having regard to cultural, societal and political contexts;
  • evaluate international responses to specific criminal justice issues in terms of the implications and application for the Australian context; and
  • apply international perspectives to criminal justice issues


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • International responses to specific criminal justice issues;
  • Challenges, opportunities and current events relevant to the study tour destination
  • The criminal justice focus of each Study Tour will be unique to each offering.

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.