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The award
BCrim

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How you will study
full-time, part-time

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International course fees
AUD 25000 per year

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About Bachelor of Criminology at Western Sydney University

In this degree, you will explore the worlds of criminology and crime, and gain fascinating insights into our criminal justice institutions and practices. You will graduate with a strong understanding of crime prevention strategies and debates, victimisation, juvenile justice, prisons and different forms of punishment. This degree equips students with the specialist skills and knowledge to enter the professional workforce.

Become a force for good

Western's Bachelor of Criminology allows you to study crime and criminal justice in a conceptual and applied way, and gain an understanding of how these things affect society. It gives you the skills and knowledge you need to take on a career in the police force, corrective services, and the criminal and community justice systems.

You will learn about law enforcement and surveillance, violence, gender and crime, restorative and international criminal justice, cultural depictions of crime, and contemporary debates in criminology. Examples of sub-majors include Child and Community Studies, Psychological Studies or Sociology.Ultimately, you will emerge with the specialist skills and knowledge to make a difference in the world and be a force for good.

Liverpool City Campus

Gain access to the latest in high-tech learning and teaching facilities at Western's state-of-the-art Liverpool City Campus.

Your career

As a criminology graduate you can look forward to great opportunities including:

  • Community development worker
  • Police officer
  • Casework and case management
  • Correctional officer
  • Youth worker
  • Policy development

Campus Information

Liverpool City

ATAR: 80

UAC CODE: 727030

COURSE CODE: 1710

CRICOS CODE: 079498E

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Penrith

ATAR: 80

UAC CODE: 727033

COURSE CODE: 1710

CRICOS CODE: 079498E

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBCrimHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study find out
    Course starts find outDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesAUD 25000 per year

Entry requirements

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

International applicants must apply directly to the University of Western Sydney via the the Western Sydney University International office.

International students applying to Western Sydney University through Western Sydney University International can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the Western Sydney University International website.

International Office

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

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