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Swinburne Online (RTO 3059)
Here's why Ashnita loves studying criminology with Swinburne Online.
Jump into the world of crime and analyse the motivations behind criminal activity in this Bachelor of Social Science With a Major in Criminology degree from Swinburne Online.
By study this course, you will begin to understand why crimes are committed and how they impact society. Addressing psychology, law and social values, this industry recognised degree will give you a thorough education in the detection and prevention of crime, and enable you to examine a range of cultural criminology practices around the world. You will also cover policing issues within a criminology framework, looking in particular depth at training, selection and offender profiling.
Applicants must meet the following entry requirements to enrol in this course:
In this criminology course, the subjects you will study include:
You will also need to study 12 elective units.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Bachelor of Social Science With a Major in Criminology from Swinburne University of Technology.
With this qualification you will have the skills and education to work in all aspects of the justice system. From victim support to correction programs, you will know the ins and outs of the judicial system and the psychology behind criminal activity.
Curious about where a career in criminology could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive a government study loan through HECS-HELP.
Swinburne Online also offers a number of scholarships and grants as a means of promoting equality, recognising excellence, and alleviating financial hardship. Enquire now for more information.
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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This online unit in Crime Analysis and Investigation is provided by Griffith University and aims is to give students the practical skills needed for a career in crime analysis. Students will learn how to apply a systematic framework to crime analysis, and will learn how to implement various forms of intervention and make tactical decisions.