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In this eye-opening Bachelor of Arts (Criminology) degree, you'll look at crime, its causes and our responses to it through criminal law and our criminal justice system.
You'll gain insight into what makes a criminal mind work and explore the role of criminal justice agencies, the courts, police and correctional officers in investigating, preventing and prosecuting crime including sentencing.
You'll also examine issues in our criminal justice system, such as offender profiling, interrogation, false confessions, Aboriginal over-representation and juvenile justice.
Available for study on campus or online (most units) at Murdoch University, this course provides you with a compelling new way of looking at our society.
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
If you don't meet any of these academic entry requirements, Murdoch University offers several pathways, including the FlexiTrack university preparation program, to help you qualify for this course.
All students must satisfy Murdoch University's minimum English requirements by demonstrating competency in the English Language.
In this criminology course, the subjects you may study include:
Plus your choice of general elective units.
You may be eligible for advanced standing if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Bachelor of Arts (Criminology) from Murdoch University.
There are a wide range of career options open to you, including work with criminals, in crime investigation and prevention or in the criminal justice system.
Curious about where a career in criminology could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Eligible students can apply for a HECS-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Alternatively, you can pay annually for the units you choose to study in that year.
Murdoch University also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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