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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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.

There are multiple opportunities for criminologists – in policing, corrections, customs, security, investigations or research. Working in crime prevention offers meaningful work that strives to ensure that communities remain safe.

Browse our range of online criminology courses to find out how to get your foot in the door of this absorbing field. We also have a range of career advice articles and resources to help you get there.

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Criminology Careers

In a broad sense, criminology is the study of crime, criminals, their behaviour, and society’s definition of, and response to, crime and crime prevention, as well as how we treat criminals via corrections.

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