Criminology is the scientific study of crime and responses to crime. In preparation for your career as a criminologist, you'll study criminological theory, criminal justice, criminological research methods, global security, criminal law and professional practice in criminology, and criminal justice.
As a criminologist, you'll understand the operations and effectiveness of Australian and international criminal justice systems, and the nature of crime and deviance. You'll gain the skills and knowledge to contribute towards preventing and controlling crime problems that face contemporary society.
Graduates of criminology and criminal justice are sought after in the public and private sectors, advising on evidence-based crime control policies, developing corporate risk management strategies and working in global companies to better manage growing transnational crime problems, including cyber crime.
Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to: