Bachelor of Criminology with Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Why choose honours?  

Research-focused study in the sociology of crime and deviance will complement, contextualise and enrich your legal understandings.

This combination prepares you for rewarding careers in criminal law, government, commerce, industry, social welfare and community organisations. Adding honours will give you an edge in the crowd, particularly in roles involving research.

What will you do?

  • Build high-level original research skills.
  • Explore legal and criminological concepts, processes and methods.
  • Develop deep discipline knowledge in a particular area of law.
  • Access internship and placement opportunities.
  • Undertake a major research project.

For more info

  • Bachelor of Criminology
  • Bachelor of Laws

  • Study law and law breakers in a unique degree combination
  • consider policing, crime prevention, music, advertising, risk and emotion
  • Explore society's rights and wrongs at a world top 1# university

Entry Requirements

Please note: For programs including placements and/or study-related activities in settings where COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory, it is an inherent requirement that all students be fully vaccinated prior to undertaking the placement and/or study-related activity.
For our students who are studying offshore in 2022, the University will continue to offer high-quality access to the learning resources remotely for most programs. This includes all lectures, tutorials and other support material. Students will be advised in advance if there are course components that cannot be provided in remote mode and, wherever possible, offered alternative courses.
Please refer to the COVID-19 FAQ page for further information and a list of programs where in-person attendance is required.

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Deferment Yes - 2 year
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Fees and Scholarships

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Indicative annual tuition fees
Commonwealth-supported place: $13,105

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Scholarships

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Careers

Potential careers

Juris Doctor, Police Officer, Coroner, Corrections officer, Counsellor, Court Officer, Crime Analyst, Criminologist, Fraud investigator, Intelligence Officer, Judicial Associate, Parole Officer, Policy Adviser, Correctional Officer, Project Manager, Project Officer, Data Analyst, Security Practitioner, Social Planner, Social Researcher, Social Worker, Federal Police Officer, ...

Degree Structure

Testimonial

I choose this degree because of my interest in international affairs and economics. Through my internship I hope to find employment in a field that assists developing nations.

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Last updated: Thursday, 29 Sep 2022