Bachelor of Criminal Justice (BCJ)

Course Overview

a) The Degree Course covers a minimum period of 3 (three)

academic years, that is 6 (six) semesters.

b) A student may obtain the Bachelor of Criminal Justice Degree in a shorter period where that student is exempted from one or more years whose courses he must have passed at Diploma A student in this case must have scored 60% and above in the respective courses.

c) A student may take longer than 3 (three) years to obtain the degree where, in the discretion of the Examiners’ Board, he repeats a year or has been allowed a dead year.

d) The degree shall be obtained within a maximum period of 5 (five) academic consecutive years, including, where applicable, a dead year.

 

Course Duration: 3 Years

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Year One - Semester One


BCJ31104 CRIMINOLOGY & PENOLOGY BCJ
BCJ31105 ENGLISH LANGUAGE BCJ
LLB31101 INTRODUCTION TO LEGAL THEORY & ITS APPLICATIONS BCJ
LLB31102 CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY AND POLITICS OF EAST AFRICA BCJ
LLB31103 FOUNDATIONS OF CRIMINAL LIABILITY BCJ
LLB31105 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND COMPUTER USE BCJ


Year One - Semester Two


BCJ31207 STATUTORY LAW & LEGAL FRAMEWORK OF SECURITY AGENCIES BCJ
BCJ31208 LAW AND OTHER SCIENCES BCJ
BCJ31209 CRIMINAL LAW BCJ
LLB31208 CONSTITUTIONAL LAW BCJ


Year Two - Semester One


BCJ32101 HUMAN RIGHTS BCJ
BCJ32102 INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL LAW BCJ
BCJ32103 ETHNICITY, CLASS, GENDER & CRIME BCJ
BCJ32104 RESTORATIVE JUSTICE BCJ
LLB32101 ADMINISTRATIVE LAW BCJ


Year Two - Semester Two


BCJ32201 ORGANIZED AND CORPORATE CRIME BCJ
BCJ32202 PSYCHOLOGY OF CRIME BCJ
BCJ32203 CRIME AND MENTAL DISABILITY BCJ
BCJ32205 RESEARCH METHODS AND FIELDWORK BCJ
BCJ32206 ETHICS BCJ
DCJ22205 PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW BCJ


YearThree - Semester One


BCJ321012 JUVENILE JUSTICE BCJ
BCJ33101 INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH METHODS IN CRIMINOLOGY BCJ
BCJ33102 FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY BCJ
BCJ33103 CRIME AND ENVIRONMENT BCJ


Year Three - Semester Two


BCJ32207 THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM BCJ
BCJ33201 POLICING AND CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION BCJ
BCJ33202 TRENDS IN CRIMINAL BEHAVIOUR AND CONTROL MEASURES BCJ
BCJ33204 LAW OF EVIDENCE II BCJ
BCJ33205 INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW BCJ