Bachelor of Criminology with Bachelor of Laws
Why combine Criminology with Laws?
Expertise in the sociology of crime and deviance will complement, contextualise and enrich your legal studies.
On completion of the degree you’ll be uniquely placed to pursue careers in criminal law, government, commerce, industry, academia, social welfare and community organisations.
What will you do?
Our Bachelor of Criminology with Bachelor of Laws focuses on criminal justice policy and practice. You will:
- explore legal and criminological concepts, processes and methods
- take internship courses in legal practice and research
- pursue specialised interests in both areas through electives
- get placement opportunities in community legal centres or free clinics
- access extracurricular training and activities such as moot court competitions.
For more info
- Bachelor of Criminology
- Bachelor of Laws
Choose your applicant type to view the relevant admissions information for this program.
I am a:
SATAC Code 324111 2019 CSP ATAR 95 2019 CSP IB 37 Deferment Yes - 2 year Intake February and July Enquiries Future Students team
2019 Admissions Data for school leavers
(raw ATAR, excluding any applicable adjustment factors)
Lowest ATAR to receive an offer 87 Median ATAR to receive an offer 95.65 Highest ATAR to receive an offer 98.8 Selection Rank
(ATAR plus any adjustment factors)
Lowest Selection Rank to receive an offer 95.15 Median Selection Rank to receive an offer 98.3 Highest Selection Rank to receive an offer 99.95 Minimum eligibility score 80 Additional criteria considered Selection rank only Recent Secondary Education Applicants with recent secondary education are those whose admission is primarily based on the completion of Year 12 within the last two years, however if you completed your secondary education more than two years ago, you may still be able to be considered on the basis of your secondary schooling. You must not have completed more than 2 years full time equivalent university study (48 units). You compete for a place with your Selection Rank (ATAR plus any applicable adjustment factors). Indigenous applicants may be eligible for entry through the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Access Scheme. See Wirltu Yarlu for further information. Higher Education Study You must have completed at least six months full time equivalent higher education study (the number of courses and units will vary depending on your prior institution however at the University of Adelaide, this equates to 4 courses / 12 units). A Grade Point Average (GPA) is calculated for each separate program you have undertaken (apart from some double degree programs where the GPA is combined). You compete on the basis of your best GPA. Indigenous applicants may be eligible for entry through the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Access Scheme. See Wirltu Yarlu for further information. Work and life experience To be eligible to sit the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) as as pathway for entry, you must be 18 years or over before 1 February 2020. If you have studied at higher education level in the last two years (for 2020 entry this means you were enrolled in either 2019 or 2018), you must not have accumulated more than a TOTAL of 2 years full-time (or part-time equivalent) higher education study (ie. including any study prior to 2018). If you meet this criteria, you will be ranked according to your result in the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT). Your STAT result is not weighted between verbal and quantitative components. Indigenous applicants may be eligible for entry through the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Access Scheme. See Wirltu Yarlu for further information. Other Entry PathwaysSATAC Code: 324111
Applicant background Semester one/Full year intake 2019 Number of students Percentage of all students (A) Higher Education study
(includes a bridging or enabling course)
63 21.9% (B) Vocational education and training (VET) study n/a N/A (C) Work and life experience
(admitted on the basis of previous achievement not in the other three categories)
10 3.5% (D) Recent secondary education:
- Admitted solely on the basis of ATAR
(regardless of whether this includes the consideration of adjustment factors)
- Admitted where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered
(e.g. portfolio, audition, extra test, early offer conditional on minimum ATAR)
- Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR was not a factor
(e.g. special consideration, audition alone, schools recommendation scheme with no minimum ATAR requirement)
N/A N/A International students 14 4.9% All students 288 100.0%
CRICOS 097918G Intake February and July
English Language Requirements
Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide IELTS Overall 7 Reading 6.5 Listening 6.5 Speaking 7 Writing 7 TOEFL Overall 94 Reading 20 Listening 20 Speaking 23 Writing 27 Pearsons Overall 65 Reading 58 Listening 58 Speaking 65 Writing 65 Cambridge Overall 185 Reading 176 Listening 176 Speaking 185 Writing 185 Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
Academic Entry Requirements
Secondary School Qualifications Selection Rank (International) 85 International Baccalaureate (IB) 31 Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) 21 United Entrance Certificate (UEC) [Malaysia] 10 General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level 11 Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) 80 British Columbia Certificate of Graduation (Canada) 5.6 Alberta High School Diploma (Canada) 86 ISC & CBSE [India] 80% ISBE [India] 90% SAT [US] 1350 Abitur 2.7 Thailand Certificate of Secondary Education 3.0 Bang Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho Thong 8.5 STPM or Matrikulasi 3.22 Kuwait General School Secondary Certificate 80 The University of Adelaide College Foundation Program 80 Eynesbury Foundation Program 396 ANU Foundation Studies 72 Monash Foundation Year 75 Trinity College Foundation Studies Program 78 UNSW Foundation Year 7.8 University of Sydney Foundation Studies Program 7.3 Western Australia University Foundation Studies Program 67 University of Queensland Foundation Studies Program 5.0 Non-Go8 Foundation Score 80 Other Qualifications Students who don't meet the academic requirements or who have other qualifications from the South Pacific Islands, Japan, Korea, Philippines or Taiwan may be eligible to apply for a Pre-University Pathway to prepare for or gain entry into the University's undergraduate academic programs. For additional information see Pathway Programs
- Admitted solely on the basis of ATAR
Fees and Scholarships
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Annual tuition feesCommonwealth-supported place
More information on Student Contribution Amounts.
Annual tuition fees International student place: $41,000
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
Jury Consultant, Parole Officer, Correctional Officer, Police Officer, Corrections officer, Policy Adviser, Court Officer, Crime Analyst, Criminologist, Data Analyst, Project Manager, Project Officer, Security Practitioner, Federal Police Officer, Social Planner, Social Researcher, Social Worker, Solicitor, Strategic Planning Officer, Strategist, Union Representative, Youth Worker, ...
Example Study Plan
Indicative study plan Year 1 S1 CRIM 1001
S2 CRIM 1002
Crime, Control and Criminal Justice
Principles of Public Law
Year 2 S1 Criminology Closed Elective Level II GEOG 2132
Social Science Techniques II
S2 CRIM 2001
Surveillance, Deviance and Crime
Introductory Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Year 3 S1 CRIM 2002
Culture, Communication and the Carnival of Crime
Criminology Closed Elective Level II LAW 2501
Australian Constitutional Law
Law Closed Elective S2
Law Closed Elective Year 4 S1
Criminology Closed Elective Level III
Law Closed Elective LAW 3501
Dispute Resolution and Ethics
S2 Criminology Closed Elective Level III Law Closed Elective LAW 3502
Evidence and Advocacy
Year 5 S1
Law Closed Elective Law Closed Elective Current students, please see the Study Plan Templates
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Last updated: Saturday, 24 Aug 2019