Follow a career with heart
'If you want to make a difference and pursue a career where no two days are the same, the School of Justice is for you.'
Professor John Scott,
Head, School of Justice (Acting)
'I chose QUT because the practical placement was incredibly attractive to me.
One of my placements was with Queensland Corrective Services. I was able to participate in programs for convicted sexual offenders and drug offenders to reintegrate them into society.
Rejen Cabili-Hayes, Justice and human services graduate
Careers with heart
Our courses prepare you for a wide range of career paths, including:
- law enforcement
- corrections, probation and parole
- intelligence and security
- social justice
- policy and governance.
'I'm a law and justice graduate and work at women's legal service.
If I can help a woman separate safely from a violent relationship I get a real sense of satisfaction. It really is my dream job.'
'In my honours year I researched cyber-bullying motivations focusing on young Australians aged 13 to 18 years old.
This is a growing and important issue and I hope that my research can lead to more effective prevention strategies.'
We are internationally renowned for our studies in:
- technologies and digital justice
- activism and social change
- gender, sexuality and violence
- policing, diversity and society
- southern criminology
Students can access a range of supports to help you through your studies.
We can connect you with experienced justice student mentors who share their knowledge and study tips.
You may be eligible for a scholarship or other financial assistance.
The QUT Justice Society provides social and professional opportunities.Scholarships and support
Real world success
'My undergraduate course work was absolutely phenomenal. My honours topic was looking at non-government organisations that collaborate and work together against the problem of human trafficking.'
Harriet Horsfall, Justice graduate and Rhodes Scholar