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Criminology Careers

If you’ve got a strong desire to understand why crime occurs and help make society a safer place, criminology could be a fascinating and worthwhile career move.

Being a criminologist means understanding the causes, nature and consequences of crime, and that involves having knowledge of a wide range of subject areas, from mental health to behavioural psychology, forensic science and law.

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Criminology courses

  • Bachelor of Social Science With a Major in Criminology

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    Study this Bachelor of Social Science With a Major in Criminology course and delve into the motivations and psychology behind criminal activity.

  • Doing Criminology

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    This online Doing Criminology unit through OUA and Griffith University is a social science subject that uses a combination of psychology and sociology to understand criminal behaviour, the criminal justice system and communities’ response to crime.
  • Introduction to Policing

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    If you’re studying criminology, this Introduction to Policing unit will give you all the information you need about the police force and its role in Australia.
  • Theories of Justice

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    Theories of Justice is an online political philosophy unit, offered by Macquarie University, equipping students with comprehensive knowledge of varied social justice concepts.
  • Police, Courts and Criminal Law

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    Understand the procedures around criminal investigations and trials with this online Police, Courts and Criminal Law unit of study.
  • Youth Justice

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    This online unit in Youth Justice, delivered by Griffith University, explores the historical, sociological and criminological factors affecting youth justice.

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